Getting to Know Muslim Americans and Their Faith

Getting to Know Muslim Americans and Their Faith covers basic definitions, demographics, notable Muslim Americans, and basic traditions and practices. It concludes with a brief overview at common misconceptions about Muslims and relations with other religions.

An Overview of Ramadan and Fasting

An Overview of Ramadan and Fasting describes the month of Ramadan and the lunar calendar, the purpose and goals of fasting, how the fast functions, a look at a typical day in the life of a fasting person, and exemptions from fasting. The presentation also describes some of the challenges for fasting students and how best to accommodate them, and concludes with a description of the holiday which celebrates the end of the fast, Eid ul-Fitr. 

Countering Islamophobia in Education

Countering Islamophobia in Education  describes the meaning, history, and current manifestations of Islamophobia, the impact of Islamophobia on Muslim students and their families, and ways to counter Islamophobia.