Please check our recently developed online resources for faculty, students, K-12 educators and the MESP community at large.
You may also contact us with questions you have about teaching topics related to the Middle East and North Africa.
- Global connections: Global Connections is the online home to various sites created to help teachers, students, and the general public learn more about events around the world through readings, lesson plans, links, timelines, and maps.
- Teaching about the Middle East and North Africa: google drive folder containing several resources, including teaching the novel Persepolis, the novel Nowhere Boy, and several other resources.
- Nowhere Boy Teaching Resources
- Persepolis Teaching Resources
- Website and Book List for Teaching on Iran
- Teens in Iran/The Little Black Fish Teaching Resources
- Teaching the Middle East, National Endowment for the Humanities
- UW-Madison Cooperative Children’s Book Center Global Reading List
- Teaching the Middle East, Penn State University
- Lesson Plans from the University of Michigan
- Monotheistic Religions of the Middle East (Lesson Plan)
- Books, Film and Archival Resources from the University of Michigan
- Bridging Cultures: A guide with suggested strategies on how to interact with students from Muslim-majority countries in Western classrooms.
- Educational Resources on the Armenian Genocide
Programs and Councils
- Teacher Fellows Programs, Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies
- U.S.-MENA Teachers Collaborating Across Borders Program, University of Arizona
- Learning through Languages High School Research Symposium – UNC-Chapel Hill
- UNC-CH and Duke University Area Studies Teacher Advisory Council
- Chicago Arabic Teachers Council
- International Education Conferences
- UChicago Center for Middle East Studies Professional Development for Teachers