Have you ever considered how to nurture your student's or child's faith in Islam through a health education curriculum? This series delves into the wisdom underlying Islamic practices and beliefs, showcasing how they are precisely formulated by the One, all-wise and all-knowing Creator. Since this book falls within the category of health education, it addresses important health topics while adopting an Islamic perspective. These topics are presented with a focus on their relevance, engaging pedagogy, and age-appropriateness.
The series offers insights and answers to numerous questions confronting Muslim youth residing in Western contexts, such as the United States. Moreover, it endeavors to provide solutions for the challenges that Muslim communities encounter in multicultural and multi-religious environments. Additionally, it serves to reaffirm fundamental Islamic concepts and their authentic purpose.
Level 3 presents topics designed for students aged 13 years and older. The unit, Mental and Spiritual Health, focuses on common influences of self-esteem for youth and tips and advice from the Islamic perspective. This unit also addresses the impact social media and video games can have on youth’s mental and spiritual health.
The discussed topics: UNIT A – MENTAL & SPIRITUAL HEALTH Chapter 1: SELF-ESTEEM Section 1: Family Life Section 2: Peers Section 3: Body Image Section 4: Mental Illness
2: ENTERTAINMENT Section 1: Social Media Section 2: Video Games
Please note that the topics are presented in an age-appropriate manner. Teachers are also advised to review the rest of the levels in the series, as these topics are discussed in depth so that teachers have a comprehensive picture of the topic presented. For example, Levels 4, 5, and 6 contain more in-depth discussions of these topics.