Online Resources

The following online resources offer valuable lesson plans, regional age appropriate current events and other quality information for K-12 educators:

Middle East Outreach Council

Just Vision

The Islam Project

PBS: Public Broadcasting Service

Council on Foreign Relations

Middle East Policy Council

New York Times: The Learning Network

World History for Us All

Outreach World

CNN

Time for Kids

The University of Texas at Austin: Islamic Extremism in the Modern World

15 Minute History: A podcast for educators, studentsm and history buffs.

Crossing Borders is a seventy minute documentary that follows four Moroccan and four American university students as they travel together through Morocco and, in the process of discovering “The Other.” discover themselves. With group travels and frank discussions, the students confront the complex implications of the supposed “clash of civilizations” between Islam and the West. The relationships formed through shared experiences contrast sharply with the media-shaped views Americans and Muslims have of each other. Humor, honesty and a willingness to be challenged all bring individuals closer to each other and the relationships that develop disarm hidden stereotypes. Available to stream here: http://www.hulu.com/watch/376281