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Using Ramadan in the Arabic Classroom



This hybrid workshop will discuss best practices in introducing Ramadan in the Arabic language classroom. It will guide teachers how to design Ramadan-related course materials, including on events, expectations, food, media, and routines. The workshop will also propose ideas for building assignments and lesson plans related to Ramadan. Join three Advisory Board members of the DC Arabic Teachers Council to explore ways to engage your students during this spiritual month!

Access the PowerPoint Slides below:

Sana Hilmi presentation.pptx

Layali Eshqaidef presentation.pptx

Sarah Malik presentation


  • Layali Eshqaidef President and Founder of Kalimah Programs for Arabic Culture and Arts

  • Sana Hilmi Assistant Professor of Arabic at Northern Virginia Community College

  • Sarah Malik Teacher and Instructional Coach at Al Huda School in College Park, Maryland