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Eraqi, Monica M. – Multicultural Perspectives, 2015
Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans live within the United States surrounded by misconceptions about their culture and religion, in part because of the limited inclusion of positive contributions by these groups within the social studies curriculum. This article attempts to highlight Arab-American and Muslim-American contributions within the U.S.…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Secondary School Curriculum, Educational Resources, Misconceptions
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Eraqi, Monica M. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2015
Over the past 2 decades, textbook publishers have made large improvements by including multicultural education within their texts. U.S. history textbooks have specifically included diverse perspectives. The increased inclusion of diverse perspectives creates a more historically accurate depiction of how various cultures have contributed to the…
Descriptors: Arabs, Muslims, Secondary Education, History Instruction
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Seikaly, Zeina Azzam – Social Education, 2001
Focuses on the stereotypes associated with Arab Americans. States that these stereotypes must be abandoned to stop prejudice against their community. Provides background information on Arab Americans. Discusses the role that educators and counselors have in helping Arab American students deal with prejudice against them. Includes resources on…
Descriptors: Arabs, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups
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Wingfield, Marvin; Karaman, Bushra – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 1995
Maintains that negative stereotypes of Arabs permeate U.S. popular culture. Discusses Arab stereotypes among educators and the effects of stereotyping on Arab American students. Describes efforts used in the Dearborn, MI, schools to eliminate stereotypes and integrate into the curriculum the study of Arab culture. (CFR)
Descriptors: Arabs, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students
Suleiman, Mahmoud – 2000
External influences in the universal culture have significantly affected the image of Arab Americans and their children. Although Arab Americans are less visible than other minorities, the anti-Arab perception in the media makes them more visible in a negative way. Based on an ethnographic study investigating the experiences of Arabic-speaking…
Descriptors: Arabs, Cultural Context, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
Hefny, Mostafa – 1986
Developed as an annotated guide to instructional materials for teaching about the Arab world, this publication is a resource tool for classroom instruction, development of curricula, professional development, and selection of library resources. Recommendations are made based on a careful evaluation of educational soundness, ethnic authenticity,…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Audiovisual Aids, Curriculum Development
Swanson, Jon; Olson, Margarete – 1978
Six social studies units are presented to help secondary school classroom teachers introduce students to Arab American culture. A major objective is to make students recognize the many contributions made by the Arabs to the development of the United States. In the introduction, Arab Americans are identified as people in the United States who…
Descriptors: Arabs, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Educational Objectives
American Arab Anti Discrimination Committee, Washington, DC. – 1993
This document lists resources and suppliers for teachers who want to obtain balanced and accurate resources for teaching about Arab culture. The Arab-American community provides a wealth of personal experience and expertise. There is no more effective teaching aid than first hand accounts of major historical events, sharing a taste of Arabic home…
Descriptors: Arabs, Area Studies, Community Involvement, Cultural Awareness
Livonia Public Schools, MI. – 1978
This materials package supplements a high school level social studies curriculum unit on Arab American culture and the contributions of Arabs to development of the United States (SO 012 253). The duplicated materials are presented in six categories--the family, geography of the Middle East, Arab history and its contribution to the West,…
Descriptors: Arabs, Charts, Cultural Awareness, Ethnic Studies
Shabbas, Audrey – AWAIR's Middle East Resources, 1991
This newsletter issue brings to students' attention some of the topics they could explore in working toward an award that the Arab World and Islamic Resources and School Services (AWAIR) organization presented to students participating in History Day 1991. The special category of the awards is Arab or Islamic history. The topics presented were not…
Descriptors: Arabs, Civil Rights, Curriculum Development, Educational Resources
Parker, Franklin – 1988
As the population of ethnic groups rises through immigration in the United States and other developed countries, multicultural education, defined as the study of minorities, provides schoolchildren with the social, cultural, and political background of these groups. To stress the impact of these populations and the need for such studies, brief…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Interrelationships, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education
Smith, Gary R. – 1976
This secondary social studies unit, part two of a series of four, contains classroom activities that involve students in discovering ethnicity in the community, nation, and world. The activities also help students to recognize physical and psychological transnational linkages between ethnic groups in the United States and the cultures of their…
Descriptors: Arabs, Blacks, Class Activities, Community Study
Smith, Gary R. – 1976
This secondary social studies unit, part one of a series of four, contains 22 classroom activities that involve students in discovering their ethnicity. Students examine their attitudes toward ethnic groups, particularly African Americans, Irish Americans, Arab Americans, and Mexican Americans. The activities can easily be integrated into U.S.…
Descriptors: Afrikaans, Arabs, Blacks, Class Activities
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Alazzi, Khaled – American Educational History Journal, 2008
This article reports the results of a study about the factors that affect social studies development in Jordan's secondary schools. An evaluation of data obtained within the limitations of this study relative to the development of social studies education, in particular, and education, in general, indicates that the principle of the Great Arab…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences
American Arab Anti Discrimination Committee, Washington, DC. – 1996
This resource guide is intended for use by parents, children, and educators to provide information on children's storybooks about the Arab world. The list is arranged alphabetically by author or title with grade level suggestions provided where appropriate. Availability information also is listed. Other educational resources are also listed. The…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Arabs, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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