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20 Tips for Keeping Your Students Busy & Engaged During Quran Lessons

The reality of teaching Quran recitation, Tajweed and memorisation is different from teaching any other subject. Because your aim as a teacher is to enable your students to achieve skills that are performed and measured orally (reading, fluency, memory, sound pronunciation, articulation, rhythm, segment stress and stretch), you find that you need to give more [...]

20 Tips for Keeping Your Students Busy & Engaged During Quran Lessons2021-03-20T20:21:27+00:00

How to Explain Calamities and Tragic Events to Madrassah Children

In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Giver of Mercy In the aftermath of heartbreaking events that involve the loss and injury of innocent lives, the believing child will seek spiritual guidance about how to understand tragic events and how to reconcile their occurrences with their instinctual knowledge of Allah's Mercy, Love and Kindness and [...]

How to Explain Calamities and Tragic Events to Madrassah Children2021-03-20T20:21:28+00:00

How to Speak to Our children about Islam-hating Content Online

Many children spend an average of six hours a day online. Even with lesser exposure to the internet and social media, the chances that our children are stumbling upon and viewing Islam-hating material online are highly likely. Despite feelings of shock and disapproval, some may prefer to conceal there experience from their parents out of [...]

How to Speak to Our children about Islam-hating Content Online2021-03-20T20:21:28+00:00

Muslim School Children Victims of Anti-Muslim Abuse in Edinburgh Schools

Parents often worry mostly about their children's safety on their way to and from school. What is coming to surface is a realisation that Muslim parents should sadly be just as cautious for their children's mental, emotional and even physical safety in schools. A new study carried out on Muslim school children in Edinburgh revealed [...]

Muslim School Children Victims of Anti-Muslim Abuse in Edinburgh Schools2021-03-20T20:21:28+00:00

How to Speak to Our Children about Terrorist Attacks

When a terrorist attack strikes and the perpetrators are thought to be Muslims, fingers of suspicion are pointed at the wider Muslim community. Our children are no exception. They are left to fend for themselves in schools and among peers and senior adults who would speak of 'Islamic terrorism', 'Muslim terrorists' or 'Islamic State'; constantly directly or indirectly [...]

How to Speak to Our Children about Terrorist Attacks2021-03-20T20:21:28+00:00

What to do if a student faints in your Madrassah?

A person who is about to faint experiences some of these symptoms including; nausea (feeling sick), blurry vision or spots in front of his/her eyes, ringing in ears, confusion, fast, deep breathing and lightheadedness. It is caused by extreme emotional stress, sudden pain, suddenly sitting or standing, dehydration and even laughing, sneezing or coughing. If a [...]

What to do if a student faints in your Madrassah?2021-03-20T20:21:28+00:00

10 ideas to get your Madrassah students to Understand and Benefit from Ramadan

Ramadan will soon be upon us in shaa Allah. And with it comes the responsibility of Madrassahs teachers to motivate children to be in the right mindset to prepare themselves spiritually, physically and socially to earn as many benefits as possible during this blessed month. Madrassahs will vary in the amount of time they choose [...]

10 ideas to get your Madrassah students to Understand and Benefit from Ramadan2021-03-20T20:21:29+00:00

Food and Fuel for Fasting Students

Ramadan returns in few days time to be embraced by believers who long for their Lord's Mercy and closeness. Some of our blessed youth will be choosing to fast the long summer days of the month while revising and setting their GCSE or Al-Level exams. And some may also be striving to memorise Quran in [...]

Food and Fuel for Fasting Students2021-03-20T20:21:29+00:00

Four simple tips for setting better homework

Madrassah teachers often feel that Madrassah time is insufficient for a child to master a learning objective and emphasise the importance of revising at home and the need for homework, especially if the child is attending a few hours a week. However, we must consider a few things to ensure the effectiveness of the homework [...]

Four simple tips for setting better homework2021-03-20T20:21:31+00:00

Tip 6: Get your children to reflect on their learning

An excellent and proven way to make children's learning speedier and more effective is to get them to reflect regularly on their learning. Ask them to answer questions like: what did you do well this week/ lesson to learn or improve Quran Reading/ knowledge of Salah? what could What could be improved next time? What [...]

Tip 6: Get your children to reflect on their learning2016-12-19T18:09:58+00:00
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