Islamic Schools League of America



My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.

Malcolm X

Consider the word read in all its shades of meaning. Then add to it the Arabic word 'iqra'. What concepts do these two words share? What can we learn from them both?








Ponder - do we encourage students to ponder, and provide time to do so?

Comprehend - how do we show students we value this?

Deliberate - do we promote the deliberation of ideas?

Think - do we teach students to think? If yes, how?

Recite - do we confuse this with real reading?


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