2021 Abdelkader Prizes for Educators
Emir Abdelkader (1807-1883)
Teacher for the World
4 Prizes at $600 each IN ASSOCIATION WITH NATIONAL HISTORY DAY
The Abdelkader Education Project (AEP) invites individual educators or a team of teachers to adapt AEP’s educational resources for their classrooms.
Criteria for Entry
Based upon the life story and values of Emir Abdelkader, coupled with contemporary connections, educators will:
Educators of grades 6-12, teaching in Iowa.
Materials are adaptable for social studies, history, government, civics, sociology, geography, political science, philosophy, religion, biography, theatre, the military, and leadership development.
Please see our teaching guides and curricula.
We are available to help you craft teaching units.
Why teach Abdelkader in Iowa?
You’ll be able to share with your students a little known fact about America’s heartland, show history through the lens of the conquered, challenge stereotypes and encourage critical thinking, social emotional learning, and a broader perspective on history.