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Concentric Circles: Nurturing Awe and
Wonder in Early Childhood
A Foundational Approach
Elma Ruth Harder
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ISBN 0-9738744-1-4 Order Now
Paperback, pp. 316
Price in Canada: Cnd $ 40.00 (plus GST and shipping)
All others: US $50.00 (plus shipping)
Concentric Circles—Nurturing Awe and Wonder in Early Childhood
provides a clear and practical approach to planning, organizing and
facilitating the learning experience for young Muslim children.
Table of Contents
Introduction to the Book
What is it about?
Muslim Education Foundation (MEF) is a
not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing resources and services to
educators, students and parents for a process of learning that is built upon
the Qur’anic worldview. This process, which we have called “Transformative
Learning”, was used by the Prophet of Islam-the best of teachers who is
model par excellence for every Muslim-to train his Companions, may Allah be
pleased with all of them. The same process of transformative learning has
been used by Muslim educators for centuries and it is precisely this process
upon which the tradition of scholarship and learning was established in the
Why MEF in Canada?
Muslims in Canada form a
distinct community because of their faith. Like many other Muslim
communities living in the West, the Canadian Muslim community ....