Curriculum and Teaching Resources
Adults interested in learning Arabic?
Here are few resources to explore:
Khan Academy's Arabic video tutoring modules - The Qatar Foundation International (QFI) has partnered with Intel to translate in to Arabic core math and science video modules from the acclaimed Khan Academy and pre-load the materials on Intel desktops and laptops.
مركز اللغة والثقافة العربية
CENTER for ARABIC LANGUAGE and CULTURE
In partnership with the University of Chicago's Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), CALC makes publicly available the educational resources below. They are intended to be used as a supplement in the classroom to enhance the teaching of the histories and cultures of the Middle East.
Exploring Muslim Understandings of Islam (Ali Asani, Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
Glossary of Terms Related to Islam and Muslim Communities in Inter-Regional Settings (Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
Guidelines for Teaching about Religion in K-12 Public Schools (American Academy of Religion)
Islamic Art and Culture - A Resource for Teachers (National Gallery of Art)
Teaching the Middle East: A Resource for Educators- This series of 18 learning modules was written by renowned scholars in the field of Middle Eastern studies and created in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities and three University of Chicago units: the Oriental Institute, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the eCUIP Digital Library Project.
Afternoon Map - A cartography blog concerned with Ottoman, Turkish, Balkan, and Middle Eastern history.
Archnet - developed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT Libraries, is a globally-accessible, scholarly resource focused on architecture, urbanism, environmental and landscape design, visual culture, and conservation issues in Muslim societies. By providing ready access to unique texts and media, Archnet facilitates high quality teaching, scholarship, and practice in these and related fields.
To check out summer study opportunities for high school students, the Arabic Flagship Programs, and opportunities to host international exchange students, click here.
Internship Opportunity: Presidential Internship Program at The American University in Cairo: Established in 1981, the Presidential Internship Program at The American University in Cairo (AUC) provides recent university graduates with the opportunity to work at the highest levels of an international university, experience life in Cairo, and learn Arabic. Selected individuals spend one academic year working at AUC, studying Arabic, and partaking in the rich intellectual and cultural life of both the University and Cairo.