Bringing Anti-Bias Multicultural Education to your Islamic School Classroom

Originally held on Saturday, July 30, 2016

Presented by Margari Aziza Hill

Islamic schools are in a unique position to foster positive self-identities for students who value diversity, justice, and meaningful engagement by incorporating anti-racism education within the curriculum. Building upon the goals of anti-bias education (positive self-identity, appreciation of diversity, awareness of … Continue reading

Implementing Islamic Pedagogy: A Case Study of Amanah Institute

Originally held on Saturday, May 7, 2016

Presented by Dylan Chown

One of the core objectives of the Islamic Teacher Education Program and the Online Learning Certificate is to introduce educators to the philosophies of Islamic education, or principles of Islamic Pedagogy and their implementation. This webinar explores the implementation of … Continue reading

The Heart of Islamic Education: Answering the Call to Prophetic Pedagogy

Originally held on Saturday, February 27, 2016

Presented by Anse Tamara Gray

Alhamdulillah, the Islamic Teacher Education program is honoured to have celebrated the fifth group of educators completing the Online Certificate Program. Our congratulations to this inspiring group of educators in achieving a major milestone for the Islamic school and education community. Mabrook! … Continue reading

Nurturing Taqwa: Learning Environments that Remind Students of Allah

Originally held on Saturday, February 28, 2015

Presented by Dr Abdullah Trevethan

Alhamdulillah, the fourth annual convocation ceremony of the Islamic Teacher Education Online Certificate Program took place on Feb 28, 2015. Since January 2011, the group of educators committed to Islamic education and Prophetic pedagogy has grown. The initial pilot group … Continue reading

[Islamic] Children’s Books as an Effective Teaching Tool

Originally held on Saturday, November 28, 2015

Presented by Razeena Gutta

Everyone loves stories. Storytelling is exciting and mesmerizing and imaginative and powerful, and reading to children is one of the most important teaching tools available. But not all books are created equal. In a published article, Razeena Gutta discusses What Makes a … Continue reading

Q&A: Teaching Sexual Education in Islamic Schools

Originally held on Friday, October 30, 2015

Presented by Dylan Chown

A key area in Islamic learning is the subject of sexual education in accordance to the principles and wisdoms set by Allah subhanahu wa taala. The discussion around sexual education in schools and in Islamic schools has been growing. Is … Continue reading

In Conversation: Bringing Islamic Pedagogy to Life

Originally held on Sunday, September 13, 2015

Presented by Islamic Teacher Education Program

To date the Online Certificate Program celebrates a community of 300 educators dedicated to raising the standard of Islamic schooling through the study and implementation of Islamic Pedagogy. In this session, hear from a panel of alumni on their reason … Continue reading

The Invisible Teacher: Considerations in Managing Classrooms Islamically

Originally held on Saturday, August 8, 2015

Presented by Asma Ahmadi

The new school year is right around the corner, and preparations are under way! Are you thinking of doing things differently this year? Any new strategies or instructional practices you want to try out in your classroom? Well, we have … Continue reading

Refining Character: Nurturing the Gift of Selflessness in Your Classroom

Originally held on Saturday, June 20, 2015

Presented by Shaykh Zahir Bacchus

Today, we are living in a time where the core ethical values of our society are being replaced by values that glorifies and embellish the nafs (ego). We are living in “generation ME,” the “selfi, “and the YOLO (you only … Continue reading

#What Is Islamic Ed ?

Originally held on Sunday, April 26, 2015

Presented by Dylan Chown, Omaira Alam, Dr. Seema Imam

What is meant by “Islamic education”? Islamic education can be a broad and ambivalent term, and when we say it between ourselves, or in conversation, we may not always know what the other is meaning, or understanding, when referring to … Continue reading