Against Islamophobia: Teaching Tolerance in Today’s Classroom
I suppose the word to best describe what I was feeling at that moment was shock. Yes, shock which was instantaneously followed by surprise, disbelief and then uncertainty. I scanned the room, my eyes searching for a glimmer of acknowledgment; a connection, a possibility, a window through which the conversation could begin. My smile remained perfectly in place, never once giving away the overwhelming confusion brought on by the lack of response to what I truly believed to be a simple question. What was my query that appeared to stump my colleagues, seasoned teachers and respected leaders in the field of education?
“What resources or lessons have you been using in your classrooms in order to teach against Islamophobia?”
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