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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

How to Teach with Memory in Mind

When teaching children, the optimal desired objective is for them to be able to retain the information you are giving them in their long term memory until it becomes part of the quick and effortless knowledge base that they are able to retrieve, use and apply competently. This applies to Quranic verses, Dua lines, Hadeeth [...]

How to Teach with Memory in Mind2021-03-20T20:21:28+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

BETT 2017- Educational Technology for Kinesthetic Learning

BETT show brings together the latest technology in Education. Below are a list of technology software, tools and ideas that were exhibited in 2017 aimed at supporting and facilitating kinesthetic learning. Kinesthetic learning is a learning style where learning takes place by students doing something physically as opposed to listening or watching. 1) Farm to Fork [...]

BETT 2017- Educational Technology for Kinesthetic Learning2021-03-20T20:21:30+00:00

BETT 2017- Educational Technology for Visual Learning

BETT show brings together the latest technology in Education. Below are a list of technology software, tools and ideas that were exhibited in 2017 aimed at supporting and facilitating Visual Learning. Though some ideas are geared towards the National Curriculum, the idea behind the technology or tool is intended to invite innovative thinking about how similar [...]

BETT 2017- Educational Technology for Visual Learning2021-03-20T20:21:30+00:00

BETT 2017- Technology for Assessment, Results & Progress Management

BETT show brings together the latest technology in Education. Below are a list of technology software, tools and ideas that were exhibited in 2017 aimed at supporting and enhancing recording and tracking of pupils' assessment, results and progress: 1) Asset Tracker Asset Tracker provides assessment solutions for teachers and management. Features include: Achievement tracking (formative assessment) [...]

BETT 2017- Technology for Assessment, Results & Progress Management2021-03-20T20:21:30+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

How to plan for a class with very mixed abilities

It is not uncommon for Madrassah classes to contain students with mixed abilities, sometimes due to limited space or absence of a teacher. In such circumstances teachers should aim for 80% understanding in the class. The article below goes through some advice on tailoring your teaching to benefit everyone.  One teacher offers tips for making [...]

How to plan for a class with very mixed abilities2021-03-20T20:21:31+00:00

Children who talk about their learning perform better, study finds

Reflection on the signs of Allah and His Ayat is repeatedly ordained in the Quran and the Sunnah. One of the signs of Allah is our ability to learn and retain knowledge. Reflecting on that not only increases awareness of Allah's favours upon us, His mercy and guidance, but also increases our ability to learn [...]

Children who talk about their learning perform better, study finds2021-03-20T20:21:31+00:00

Tip 5: End your Lesson with a Plenary

End your lesson with a fun and engaging activity that helps your students revise the key ideas of the lesson and summarise its learning objectives. This end of lesson-activity is often called a Plenary. A good plenary serves the following functions: Recall – what has been learnt Summarise– what are the key points Evaluate - what do [...]

Tip 5: End your Lesson with a Plenary2016-12-13T11:12:57+00:00
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