Brown University "Choices"

hoices (put out by Brown University) has so many resources for educators. The focus is on high school students, but I think many materials are really too advanced for younger high school students – but work well for upper-level high school or for early college students. Some are free (“Teaching with the News” lessons); others are low-cost.


University of North Carolina's Worldview Project Resources

The University of North Carolina's Worldview project has many fantastic - free - resources for community college educators who want more global content in their curriculum. They have curriculum modules that can be inserted into pre-existing courses and new courses that can be added to the curriculum.


North Carolina Website "Re-Orienting the Veil"

If you teach about women in Islamic cultures, the University of North Carolina's website "Re-Orienting the Veil" may interest you. It's full of resources and photos on veiling, not only in the Middle East or Islamic cultures.


Life of Muhammad

PBS series on the Life of Muhammad. The show is available online until 9/13/2013.
The Seeker
• Aired: 08/20/2013
• Length: 55:05
• Expires on 09/03/2013
• Rating: TV-PG
Omaar examines the world into which Muhammad was born, his marriage to his first wife, Khadijah, as well as his first revelations and the profound impact they had on his life and on the lives of those closest to him.


Mada Masr

Alternative news and commentary on current events in Egypt.


Institue for Social Policy and Understanding

ISPU is an independent, nonpartisan think tank and research organization committed to conducting objective, empirical research and offering expert policy analysis on some of the most pressing issues facing the United States. These issues include U.S. foreign policy, national security, the economy, and public health. In addition, ISPU has assembled leading experts across multiple disciplines and built a solid reputation as a trusted source for information about American Muslims and Muslim communities around the world.



Jadaliyya is an independent ezine produced by ASI (Arab Studies Institute), the umbrella organization that produces Arab Studies Journal, Tadween Publishing, FAMA, and Quilting Point, and Tadween Publishing.

Jadaliyya provides a unique source of insight and critical analysis that combines local knowledge, scholarship, and advocacy with an eye to audiences in the United States, the Arab world, and beyond. The site currently publishes posts both in Arabic and in English.


Indonesia Inquiry

Indonesia Inquiry provides resources and current commentary concerning the country of Indonesia and her people, politics, economy, cultures, etc.


A Teacher's Journey to Saudi Arabia

Michael-Ann Cerniglia, Social Studies Teacher at Sewickely Academy traveled to Saudi Arabia in 2008. She kept a blog of her journey for her students to follow.


Link TV: Understanding Islam

To break the silence and foster real understanding, Link TV presents this unprecedented collection of programming highlighting Islamic arts, culture, social issues, news and more. Through the unique lens of leading Muslim filmmakers, diverse musicians, and news organizations of the Middle East, dive in to the cultural riches and plurality of today's Muslim world.


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