In addition to the materials distributed at workshops and seminars, the outreach program develops curriculum aids and background materials to assist K-12 teachers in introducing information about Arab history and culture.
These are short background pieces that offer information about a particular topic in a clear format. They include discussion questions and suggestions of print, audio-visual, and electronic references and resources.
Geared for the teachers, these units feature activities for student or classroom work based on a book, novel, or a specific unit of study. They are meant to guide the teacher in presenting information and encouraging critical thinking.
This is a selection of Middle East-related web sites that provide information and diverse points of view. New links are added throughout the year. They are grouped under broad themes and include a category for teaching resources and professional development.
The outreach program often develops resources for workshops and seminars that it sponsors. These include topic-specific bibliographies, lesson plans, and lists of web links and films.