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Prerequisites to Contemplating Over The Holy Qur’an

إِنَّ هَذَا الْقُرْآنَ يَهْدِي لِلَّتِي هِيَ أَقْوَمُ “Truly, this Qur’ān guides to that which is best…” [1] The Arabic word that was translated into “best” is “Aqwam”, which has appeared in the tafdīl/superlative degree, to indicate that there isn’t anything even remotely comparable to the Qur’ān. Furthermore, Aqwam/ “best” is a sifa (description), but the mawsūf (described) was not mentioned. In other [...]

Prerequisites to Contemplating Over The Holy Qur’an2021-03-20T20:21:19+00:00

20 Tips for Keeping Your Students Busy & Engaged During Quran Lessons

The reality of teaching Quran recitation, Tajweed and memorisation is different from teaching any other subject. Because your aim as a teacher is to enable your students to achieve skills that are performed and measured orally (reading, fluency, memory, sound pronunciation, articulation, rhythm, segment stress and stretch), you find that you need to give more [...]

20 Tips for Keeping Your Students Busy & Engaged During Quran Lessons2021-03-20T20:21:27+00:00

Pre-Madrassah Preparation Resource

Have you ever wondered: ‘What can be done to prepare a young child or even a baby for an effective start at learning Quran or Arabic?’ ‘Could there be a way that requires no effort whatsoever on their part, but yet is effective and affordable?’ If you had those questions, then you might just be [...]

Pre-Madrassah Preparation Resource2021-03-20T20:21:28+00:00

How to Explain Calamities and Tragic Events to Madrassah Children

In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Giver of Mercy In the aftermath of heartbreaking events that involve the loss and injury of innocent lives, the believing child will seek spiritual guidance about how to understand tragic events and how to reconcile their occurrences with their instinctual knowledge of Allah's Mercy, Love and Kindness and [...]

How to Explain Calamities and Tragic Events to Madrassah Children2021-03-20T20:21:28+00:00

How to Teach with Memory in Mind

When teaching children, the optimal desired objective is for them to be able to retain the information you are giving them in their long term memory until it becomes part of the quick and effortless knowledge base that they are able to retrieve, use and apply competently. This applies to Quranic verses, Dua lines, Hadeeth [...]

How to Teach with Memory in Mind2021-03-20T20:21:28+00:00

How the Memory Works

Scientists are increasingly discovering that memory’s power lies in processes that don’t resemble a machine at all – it’s much more complex and interesting than a simple photographic record of what has passed. Remembering is a much more active process of construction. The difficulty is not so much in storing information – getting knowledge into [...]

How the Memory Works2021-03-20T20:21:29+00:00

Importance of Memory in Islam

Memory and Memorising have a great importance and status in Islamic Scholarship. From memorising Qur'an to memorising volumes of Hadeeth (with their long chains of narrations) to memorising poetry, syntax and 'mutoun', scholars of Islam excelled in this skill. Their competence was measured against their memory first, and then later by their understanding and interpretation or [...]

Importance of Memory in Islam2017-06-02T16:56:21+00:00

Dealing with Poor Literacy among Madrassah Pupils

Poor literacy skills especially among KS 1&2 pupils (age 5-11) can be a great hindrance to smooth teaching and pupil-teacher interaction and learning in Madrassah context. Especially so because teaching Islam is often done using some non-every day vocabulary and the teacher has to speak about abstract ideas such as Paradise, angels, patience etc. Children [...]

Dealing with Poor Literacy among Madrassah Pupils2021-03-20T20:21:32+00:00

Well Rounded Muslims

Developing Good, Well Rounded Muslims   As our Madrassah pupils grow, we want them to: Gain knowledge in all areas of Islam (Fiqh, Aqidah, Qur’an, Hadith, Tafseer) Practise Islam sincerely to please Allah (not for their parents or teachers.) Love and fear Allah and follow the Sunnah and love the Prophet ﷺ Establish a connection with [...]

Well Rounded Muslims2021-03-20T20:21:38+00:00
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