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CFR InfoGuide: The Sunni-Shia Divide
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The Council on Foreign Relation's (CFR) "The Sunni-Shia Divide" InfoGuide examines the roots and consequences of the divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims, including expert insight into the extremist groups behind today’s sectarian violence and related flashpoints that threaten international security. CFR InfoGuides are a multimedia series to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

Subject:
Religious Studies
World Cultures
World History
Cultural Geography
Political Science
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Interactive
Module
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/06/2017
CFR InfoGuide: The Time of the Kurds
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The destabilization of Iraq, the civil war in Syria, and the rise of the Islamic State present both challenges and opportunities for the Kurds. The Council on Foreign Relation's (CFR) "The Time of the Kurds" InfoGuide outlines these challenges, their historical underpinnings, and how they could reshape the Middle East. CFR InfoGuides are a multimedia series to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

Subject:
World Cultures
World History
Political Science
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Module
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/07/2017
Conflict in Syria
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
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Students will be able to identify and explain the current crisis in Syria. Students will also be able to evaluate the situation in Syria and formulate their opinion on the topic, citing evidence from the materials provided.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Rachel Swank
Date Added:
05/18/2017
Global Nomads Group: Syria in Crisis: Youth Experiences of Conflict Curriculum (Two Week Lesson Plan)
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As the situation in Syria worsens and the number of Syrian refugees increases, the Reimagine Syria curriculum addresses this need to understand the conflict and how this conflict has and will impact a generation of young Syrians. Through media and conflict analysis, students develop knowledge and skills to better understand the multiples ways conflict affects them and are able to address the driving question: "How can we, as youth, develop productive solutions to conflict in our communities?"

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Social Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Author:
Global Nomads Group (GNG)
Date Added:
01/28/2016
 The Global Water Challenge
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As global population grows, so does the demand for water. Yet less than one percent of the planet’s supply is potable, and estimates suggest that 40% of humanity will not have access to clean water by 2025. Explore the complex issues surrounding this precious resource in this episode of America Abroad.

America Abroad is an award-winning documentary radio program distributed by Public Radio International (PRI) and broadcast on public radio stations nationwide. Each month, we take an in-depth look at a critical issue in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.

To learn more visit http://www.americaabroad.org

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
America Abroad
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Into the Eleventh Hour: R2P, Syria and Humanitarianism in Crisis
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Remix and Share
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The humanitarian crisis in Syria poses major challenges to doctrines, legal frameworks, and institutional norms about the moral imperative to intervene on behalf of afflicted populations. At the heart of this challenge presented by Syria is the debate surrounding the Responsibility to Protect, or R2P, doctrine. This edited collection brings together some of the most important voices on R2P and humanitarian intervention to examine the doctrine’s validity in the context of Syria’s civil war.

Subject:
Political Science
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
E-International Relations
Author:
Alasdair McKay
Robert W. Murray
Date Added:
03/08/2019
My Arabic Website
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This website is a collection of resources concerning learning Arabic as a second language as well as information about Arab culture, Islam, and various Arab countries. There are links to videos from YouTube on the site relating to Arabic study, including songs and lessons, as well as a host of other more unrelated things, such as tornadoes. Links to opportunities to study Arabic, teacher resources, and Arabic newspapers are available.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lecture
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
MyArabicWebsite
Date Added:
10/14/2013
Shou fi ma fi? - Intermediate Levantine Arabic (Review)
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This textbook is for students who have at least an intermediate level of MSA and who wish to learn Levantine Arabic, defined here as the Arabic spoken in the Holy Land, Western Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon; special attention is paid to the latter two areas. The textbook contains 19 lessons covering a variety of situations and topics that students are likely to encounter in these countries. Audio files for this textbook are available for free from the Yale University Press website.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
CLASSRoad Admin
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Should the United States strike Syria?
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
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Students learn background on what is happening in Syria and the debate over a U.S. strike, consider opposing views on the issue, and discuss their own opinions and how they might act on them.

Subject:
Political Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Provider Set:
Teachable Moment
Date Added:
09/27/2013
Syria Today: Diplomatic vs. Military responses
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

Students learn more about the current conflict in Syria, and consider different points of view about how the U.S. should respond.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Provider Set:
Teachable Moment
Date Added:
09/27/2013
Syria Today: What It Means to Be Syrian
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

Students think about the idea of "home" and what it means to be a refugee, learn about the refugee crisis in Syria, and hear the voices of Syrian refugees.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility
Provider Set:
Teachable Moment
Date Added:
09/27/2013