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Article

Publication Date

January 2015

Abstract

Immigrant children from Muslim communities come from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, speaking 60 different languages. Some of their religious beliefs, values, and practices created issues and challenges for teachers of these children. This article provides basic information about Muslim and Islamic practices, issues, and challenges Muslim immigrant children face in new country and in the school and offers some suggestions for teachers on how to understand Muslim immigrants.

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