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We’ve been very busy with the construction of the children’s program and especially with our work with unaccompanied refugee boys. Under their impetus we expanded the children’s program to include a project intended for grades 1-3 and 4-5: Seidenstrasse: Grundbegriffe der Kultur anhand der islamischen Kultur [The Silk Road: Basic Elements of Culture illustrated by Islamic Culture, see: ]

And they generated some interesting perspectives.


There is a lot of pedagogy in the menu bar of that website; if you need it, let me know and I’ll give you the passwords.

see also:

This is the site for the lads (now young adults).

From the beginning they were involved in creating content through their questions and interests.

Two key components were:

  • I need to understand how societies change.
  • I am not just a refugee!

So we are dealing with helping them articulate their identity and develop the skills they will need both to

  • navigate the new society successfully
  • play a role in their own society’s future.

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