Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, said "A father can give his son nothing better than a good education". There are numerous advantages for parents both in this world and in the hereafter, when they provide proper Islamic education to their children.
Islamic schools have a number of characteristics that differ from public or non-Muslim private schools. Here are a list of some of the major differences, along with an appeal to Muslim parents to enroll their children in Islamic schools.
Public schools offer Muslims a unique opportunity to share information about Islam with teachers and students not familiar with our faith. Here are ways to do that effectively through standard practices and projects in most school systems.
As concerned Muslim parents, we - not the schools - have the ultimate responsibility for our children's education, and we cannot afford to abdicate this responsibility. With this in mind, there are several things we can do to protect our children against false information.
Public school teachers can range from friendly and sympathetic to the needs of your Muslim child, to hostile. While most fall in the former category, it is critical that Muslim parents learn how to work with their children's teachers for a better public school experience for their kids.
The atmosphere of the classroom has much to do with student behavior. A teacher has to do his or her utmost to be able to manage any type of behavior that will lead to a loss of learning and focus among students. These are some ways to manage misbehavior in the classroom.
It is unfortunately true to say that most kids who graduate from an Islamic school in North America cannot understand Quranic Arabic. And this is after years of study. But do they know what they are reading? And do we care?
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