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Teaching Kids about Isra’ and Meraj

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Featured Article | 0 comments

The magnificent night of Isra’ and Meraj is an important part of Islamic faith and history.  Help kids learn about the glorious miracles of this special night and uncover what significance Rasulullah’s journey has on Islam.

Step 1: Research simplified accounts of Isra’ and Meraj that will describe the main events of the journey in a language that is easy for children to understand.

Step 2: Reinforce the main points with an activity.

Be sure your child / student can explain the following questions in their own words:

  1. Who went? and Who did he meet?
  2. What was used as transportation? and What gifts were given to Muslims?
  3. Where were all the places visited?
  4. When did the journey take place?
  5. Why is it a miraculous night?
  6. How long did the entire journey take?

Recommended ISRA’ MERAJ ACTIVITY:

Below is a link to an Isra’ Meraj lapbook posted by a parent on the Muslim Learning Garden Website.  It’s a great activity to help kids reinforce main ideas of the lesson.

http://muslimlearninggarden.wordpress.com/2011/06/22/isra-miraj-lapbook/

IQRA’ at ISNA Education Forum 2014

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Featured Article | 0 comments

By: IQRA’ Staff: 

Thank you to all the participants who joined IQRA’ this year for the Weekend School Seminar at the 2014 ISNA Educational Forum. We appreciate all your kind words and positive reviews of our session – Inshallah we look forward to seeing you again next year! Also as promised, participants will soon receive information on how to obtain videos and material from this year’s session.

Class is in Session, Teachers Take Your Seats!

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Featured Article | Comments Off on Class is in Session, Teachers Take Your Seats!

As an interesting twist, weekend school teachers were required to swap roles and become students for a day.  A special seminar was dedicated to weekend school educators on Friday April 18, 2014 at the annual ISNA Educational Forum in Rosemont, IL.   Unlike conventional seminars participants of this session walked thru a uniquely interactive learning experience.

The tag team of Dr. Tasneema Ghazi and Sr. Samana Khan of IQRA’ International Educational Foundation put the teachers in the hot seat for once.

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Rajab – 1435 A.H.

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Featured Article | 0 comments

Rajab 1435 AH

Dr Abidullah Ghazi with IL’s Gov. Pat Quinn at IMAD

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Featured Article | 0 comments

IL Gov. Pat Quinn

Dr Abidullah Ghazi with IL’s Gov Pat Quinn at IMAD 2014

 

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