A set of lessons and multimedia on teaching about stereotypes related to Islam and Muslims, especially after 9/11, including several short films and a segment from the PBS series Finding Your Roots, materials on confronting bullying, American Muslims: Facts vs. Fiction, etc.
Guidelines for Teaching about Religion & Religion and the First Amendment (Promoting Understanding: Islam)
Introductory material on constitutional guidelines for teaching about religion by Marcia Beauchamp, a guide on the needs of Muslim students, and a lesson plan on the First Amendment to the US Constitution (Bill of Rights), with links to other material in the series Promoting Understanding: Islam.
A set of lessons, articles and multimedia on Islamic history and culture, including John Green’s “Crash Course World History” on the topic. Links to other basic information such as the Five Pillars, from the Promoting Understanding: Islam series
A set of lessons on Islamic holidays and related background, featuring video clips and the Unity Productions Foundation short film Nadia’s Ramadan. From the series Promoting Understanding: Islam
An Olympic fencer, activist, and Time”100 Most Influential People” honoree Ibtihaj Muhamma, shares an all American inspiring story of faith, family, hard work, determination, and self-reliance
She Made It” egment on the Today Show with Meghan Kelly, March 8, 2018, featuring on-air reporter Tahera Rahman, whose dream of becoming a television reporter was complicated by her choice to wear the Islamic head covering known as hijab.
Picture book for ages 6 and up about the Syrian civil war and the refugee families that resulted. A much-awarded book with author/illustrator images of great beauty featuring a boy’s attachment to the birds of his memory and his healing process toward hope.
Biography of Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad for middle elementary level readers, aligned to Common Core standards, with photographic illustrations.
Bibliography of well-reviewed, award winning and useful books for librarians and educators on Islam and Muslims, a variety of genres and age levels
Children’s picture book about the Ramadan fast, featuring a common situation in which a girl tries to navigate social situations involving food while attempting to keep the Ramadan fast.