Educators Overview

Education – Understanding Muslim Students: Fostering an Inclusive Environment

Cultural Diversity Seminar for Education Leaders

Designed for K-12 district administrators and teachers as well as faculty in colleges and schools of education, department chairs, deans and pre-service teachers, this seminar provides valuable information and resources for improving interaction with Muslim students and their families, while helping build an inclusive learning environment for all students. Read more.

ING Educator Resources

We would like to highlight the following ING resources that can be used both in the classroom and as a staff resource.

Expert Resources On Teaching About Islam and Muslims

In this webinar, expert guests from some of the nation’s leading educational, civil rights, and interfaith organizations explain best practices for teaching about Islam and world religions in public schools.  Tailored for teachers and others involved in education, webinar speakers explore what the First Amendment says about teaching world religions in public schools, reputable resources for teachers and educators to use in educating about Islam and world religions, and best practices for upholding a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students.  The recording is available on our website, where you will also find a downloadable list of the resources discussed in the webinar.

Ten Ways that Muslim/Arab/South Asian Students are Impacted by Acts of Terror or Overseas Conflicts

We’ve created a list of ways that Muslim/Arab/South Asian students are impacted by current events including terrorism, highlighting issues for educators to be particularly aware of as they work to maintain safe and respectful learning environments for all students. Read more.

Responding to Increased Bullying of Muslim/Arab/South Asian Students at a Time of Crisis

Beginning with the onset of the Gulf War in 1990 and again after 9/11 and other conflicts or terror attacks, Muslim and Arab or South Asian students often become the target of hate, ostracism, or increased bias. Here are some things to look out for and strategies for preventing or responding to bullying. Read more.

ING Staff Speak About Educator Resources on Paris Attacks

In this video, Deputy Director-Programs Sean Rose, Content Director Ameena Jandali, and Affiliate Director Marcia Beauchamp speak about what educators and school administrators can do to respond to and teach about the recent attacks in Paris. They discuss many of ING’s free resources available to school staff. Read more.