Other Resources

Visit the websites below for additional resources about the Middle East


 A Universal Thematic Study through the Moroccan Cultural Lens

These lessons were created after spending a month abroad in Morocco as part of a Fulbright-Hays Group Program Abroad sponsored by The University of Arizona’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. The intent of the lessons is to integrate High School English/Language Arts standards while simultaneously providing a global platform for
student learning

Access to Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR)

Amir is an alphabetical list of open access journals in Middle Eastern Studies. This list of Open Access Journals in Middle Eastern Studies has been collected since we began AMIR on December 5, 2010. It is by no means complete. We welcome your comments and your suggestions of titles to include. Please use the comment feature at the bottom of the page.

Arab Culture and Civilization

This educational project contains a collection of ten modules on Arab Culture and Civilization.  Created by NITLE and now sponsored by the Middle East Policy Council.

Curriculum Units and Online Resources

Teaching materials developed by the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

Educational Resources from the University of Chicago

A collection of resources compiled by the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Chicago.

Educational Resources from the Arab American Anti Discrimination Committee

This is a collection of resources and lessons put together by the Arab American Anti Discrimination Committee about Arabs and Arab Americans.

Eternal Egypt

Eternal Egypt is a living record of a land rich in art and history, people and places, myths and religions. The stories of Eternal Egypt are told using the latest interactive technologies, high-resolution imagery, animations, virtual environments, remote cameras, three-dimensional models and more.

Global Connections

This OPB resource is meant to guide readers through Middle East history and its themes while encouraging them to ask questions. The website pushes readers to identify connections between global events and events in the Middle East.

Hagop Kavorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU

The Hagop Kavorkian Center makes original curricular materials available to teachers free of charge. It features original essays by experts, primary documents, illustrated time lines, slide shows, lesson plans, and more.

Middle East Curriculum Resources

These curriculum units created by the Center for South Asian and Middle East Studies at the University of Illinois are designed to be stand-alone lessons appropriate for many age levels, or to serve as a basis for creating learning experiences to suit a wide range of grade levels and course requirements.

Middle East Outreach Council

Established in 1981, the Middle East Outreach Council (MEOC) is a national nonprofit organization working to increase public knowledge about the peoples, places, and cultures of the Middle East, including the Arab world, Israel, Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan.

Outreach World: A Resource for Teaching Kids about the World

A collection of resources for teaching kids about the world.

Resources from the University of Arizona Center for Middle East Studies

CMES Outreach coordinates and supports programming related to the Middle East and North Africa for K-12 educators, undergraduate and graduate students, and the community. Through our listservs, lending library, lesson plan resources, and topical workshops, we provide information and resources to facilitate learning about the region and its peoples.

Resources from the University of California Los Angeles Center for Near Eastern Studies

A comprehensive list of podcasts on all sort of issues and perspectives about the Middle East.

Resources from the Harvard University Center for Middle East Studies

A collection of resources compiled and distributed by Harvard University Center for Middle East Studies.

Resources from the Ohio State University Middle East Studies Center

The OSU MESC has a variety of lesson plans, videos, books and music CDs available to educators to borrow from our lending library as well as a list of online resources for research. They encourage users to browse their PowerPoint on Resources for Studying and Teaching the Middle East, and the lesson plans, instructional material and supplemental materials below. 

Resources from the University of Pennsylvania Middle East Center

The following is a list of materials available at the Middle East Center for distribution online and to the community, on such topics as Arabs, Islam, and the Turks. Most resources are available for free distribution, unless specified as for lending only.

Teach Mideast

A collection of lessons and articles about the Middle East put together by the Middle East Policy Council.