From Music to History, This Teacher Does It All

This week our blog is hosting one of the 2019 Abdelkader Prize for Educators winners, Jennifer Larson from Decorah, IA. In this post, she will explain how she implemented Abdelkader into her lesson plans for her students and its impact on her classroom....

Education: The path to a better tomorrow

Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abdelkader by John Kiser and participate in the student essay contest.   Fast-forward to today, I have been involved in AEP for almost 3 years and have watched so many new projects and ideas sprout out of the...

Tips for Researching and Writing Your Essay

Notes make everything easier! As you read about Emir Abdelkader — I focused on Commander of the Faithful by John Kiser — it helps a lot to take notes as soon as you find something that you think you’ll want to include in your essay. My preferred method was...

Why Learn about Abd el-Kader?

– Stephanie Fox-Dixon, 2009 Elkader HS Student Essay Contest Winner [Abd El-Kader] was banished from his own country by the French and sent to Syria where he acquired a name as a true Mujahid by protecting the local Christians who were being attacked and killed....

AEP Forum will be held in May

The third annual Abd el-Kader Education Project Forum will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2011 in Elkader. Everyone is welcome to join afternoon discussions as well as the evening Forum, which will honor Abd el-Kader Essay Contest students and educators and feature...