Episode 1:

What and Where is the Middle East, Anyway?

Helping K-12 teachers bring the modern Middle East to their classrooms, one topic at a time. Because there’s so much more to the region than conflict and terrorism.

Free Resources and Featured Books

Whether you’re new to teaching the Middle East, or just looking for new material to spice up your existing curricula, check out these free online resources for educators!

Episode Acknowledgements

Thanks to the anonymous high school students who shared their thoughts about the Middle East in this pilot episode; and to the educator who conducted the interviews on our behalf.

Featured Music

  • Kim Arar,” by Wind of Anatolia, from the album Live at the 2014 Golden Festival, used with permission from Wind of Anatolia. The track has been excerpted and mixed with narrative.