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ITEP C103M: Encouraging Inquiry in Islamic Education

Assalamualaikum WBT. Teacher and friends. Sheikh Ramzy’s lecture this week reminds me to what we discussed in C101K (or C101M) regarding indoctrination in faith based school and curriculum. After consulting and debating Neil Burtonwood’s and Michael Hand’s articles, we came to a solid conclusion that Islam is not an indoctrination, and therefore, all aspects of …

ITEP C103K: Module 2 – Teaching in an Islamic School

Assalamualaikum WBT. Alhamdulillah, Solatan wa salaman ‘ala Rasulillah. Amma ba’du.Alhamdulillah, like everyone else, I benefited a lot from watching Sheikh Ramzy Ajem’s lecture, plus the handbook on Islamic Pedagogy which after its completion and perhaps made available into public, will definitely fill the current vacuum in Islamic Education. From Sheikh Ramzy’s lecture, he outlined 4 …

‘Reconstructing’ World History and Historical Thinking Subject

Assalamualaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh. I am working on integrating History subject in our school, KMSS, with Islamic World View. Currently, we are following IGCSE module for History but we found several major concerns: Students are not familiar with the topics which are not in our national mandated curriculum. (American Civil War, Modern History of …

Teaching World Religions in the Khalifah Method Way

Assalamualaikum WBT. Alhamdulillah. Solātan wa salāman ‘alā Rasulillāh. Ammā ba’d. The lecture given by Sister Susan Doughlas introduced me to a very important civic framework which is timely and critically needed. Taking religion as real, important and nevertheless relevant in this public square modern life, she has summarized many important guidelines for teaching of comparative …