Category: EDUCATION

GenEd: Kill the Mockingbird, Already!

As a serious study of American racism, Harper Lee’s "Mockingbird" is shallow, misleading, and actually quite dangerous.

Imam Dr. Salie Achmat: Using Pedagogy to Edify, Rectify, Transform, Predict, and Serve

This lecture was given in the Muslimish conference in Dearborn in 2018. It was recently published on Muslimish Youtube channel. Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpbM9J1wsqA   Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGgk4ibipqI    

​On the Pleasures and Sorrows of Life Without Screens by Cal Newport

On the Pleasures and Sorrows of Life Without Screens June 1, 2019 Photo by Marketa. I recently received a message from a friend of mine, a young man named Mike. He told me that Digital Minimalism had changed his life. Naturally, I asked him to elaborate what he meant. In response, he listed the following ...

The Documentary That Every Arab Should Watch … The Great Arab Revolt

Part 1: 1908 - 1916 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQM2qmogA3k   Part 2: 1916 - 1917 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5v1q3DZ8wI Part 3: 1917-1920 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hj4YLjHBdpw     For more information on the Ottoman Empire: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/war/ottoman-empire  

Dearborn Open Mic Featured Artist – “You have my heart” Motherhood Sketches Series by Nada Hassan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLjv9v-zEus   Website: nadaofficial.com Dearborn Blog is sponsored by:

Five Dearborn Seniors Place 2nd In Michigan in ES Sports High School League

Star International Academy’s 12th grade senior boys (Bahaa Al-Sultani, Waseem Alward, Nader Baaghil, and Wali Fardin) placed 2nd in the state of Michigan for the 2019 State Champs ES Sports High School League Series. They dominated playoffs and made it to the super bowl vs. Troy Athens High School. They fell short by just a ...

​Novelist Mark Haddon Quit Twitter. Not Because It’s Terrible, But Because It Prevents Him From Being Great by Cal Newport

Source: Novelist Mark Haddon Quit Twitter. Not Because It’s Terrible, But Because It Prevents Him From Being Great May 18, 2019 Photo by Luis Marina. Last week, the British novelist Mark Haddon wrote an essay for the Financial Times about his recent decision to take a break from Twitter. What I liked about this piece ...