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“Fostering Understanding and Inclusion of Religion in the Classroom”

Pre-Listening Activity

In what can religion be a “top topic” in the language classroom? How can educators teach “about religion,” verses “teach religion?” How can teachers and students allow such discussions to come up organically in schools where cultural and religious traditions are recognized and deeply respected?

Video Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions. Look for the closed-captions option ( CC ) at the bottom of the video to watch the transcript. [The captions are automatically generated, so they are not perfect.]


Nesreen is from __________.

She was raised ___________.

Nesreen converted to Islam when she was ____ years old.

She got a PhD in ______.

Nesreen teaches ________ and teaches adult education.

Many of Nesreen's students are a little surprised on the first day of class because Nesreen ______.