Resource materials for teaching about Islam in Europe

Resource materials for teaching about Islam in Europe

Two educational resources created by Facing History and Ourselves.  There are links to download the material at the bottom of the linked page.

Stories of Identity: Religion, Migration, and Belonging in a Changing World

This resource book reflects the way that migration affects personal identity and offers educators and students the resources to examine this migration through methods of storytelling. It reveals experiences of immigrants from the individual to the collective through memoirs, journalistic accounts, and interviews. These experiences reflect a recent and global phenomenon where identity and citizenship are challenged by the greater blurring of national boundaries. By exploring the stories of young migrants and their changing communities, Stories takes into consideration the fluidity of identity.

What Do We Do with a Difference? France and the Debate over Headscarves in Schools

This resource book studies the role of religion in public life by examining the French Republican model of assimilation. This resource features a thoughtful essay that provides critical background to France's national debate over the veil as a declaration of religious practice. It offers a rich text comprised of meaningful readings to encourage classroom discussion. This book uses a national debate as a way to develop an educational framework for integration, tolerance, and cultural acceptance

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