Eid Fitr Mubarak from QFI!

Our team at QFI would like to wish our global network of teachers, students, parents, and partners a happy and peaceful Eid Al-Fitr!

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Here a few places in the US which have #Arabic names! How many more do you know of? [ Bit.ly Link ] #ISpeakArabic #TeachArabic
Here a few places in the US which have Arabic names How

Did You Know These 10 U.S. Cities had Arab Names?

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Our #Arabic partner school,Ramsey Middle School, worked together and changed their school's name to Justice Page Middle School! Read about it: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Our Arabic partner schoolRamsey Middle School worked together and changed their schools

Page celebrates Ramsey rename with students

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Only 1 out of 5 students took a foreign #language class in the 2014-2015 academic year. Read about how we want to change that with #Arabic in Education Week: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Just 20 Percent of K-12 Students Are Learning a Foreign Language

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Congrats to Washington Latin Public Charter School's Jenesis for becoming a 2017 Milken Institute Scholar! Read about her travels to #Qatar to participate in the Qatar Debates, to #China where she spent her birthday in the Middle Kingdom, and to the CERN’s Compact Muon Solenoid facilities in #Switzerland! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Congrats to Washington Latin Public Charter Schools Jenesis for becoming a 2017

My Journey - QFI

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Congrats to Washington Latin Public Charter School's Jenesis for becoming a 2017 Milken Institute Scholar! Read about her travels to #Qatar, #China, and #Switzerland! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Congrats to Washington Latin Public Charter Schools Jenesis for becoming a 2017

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In July, #Arabic teacher, Rita Lahoud, from PS261 Brooklyn will be teaching #ArabicYoga to #refugee students in #Greece! Learn more about Rita's inspiration here! [ Bit.ly Link ] Interested in bringing #ArabicYoga to your classroom, too? You can find our lesson plan here [ Bit.ly Link ] #TeachArabic #YogaDay
In July Arabic teacher Rita Lahoud from PS261 Brooklyn will be teaching

The Nature of Yoga Brings Mindfulness to Everyday Life - QFI

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Celebrate the United Nations #YogaDay with the QFI team and with #ArabicYoga! Learn the words for waves or أمواج‎ with Sumi, a dialect word for couch or كنبة‎ with Connor, crocodile or تمساح with Jill, and flower or زهرة with Val! #ISpeakArabic #TeachArabic
To celebrate the United Nations' #YogaDay and #WorldRefugeeDay2017, we're highlighting the importance of with our #Arabic word of the week: #community or المجتمع! How will you bring mindfulness to your community! #ISpeakArabic
How cool! Washington Latin Public Charter School, our flagship #Arabic program in DC, is going viral for their principal's no-electronics summer initiative!
How cool Washington Latin Public Charter School our flagship Arabic program in

5 important stories that have nothing to do with the Russia investigations

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We're ready for the United Nations #InternationalDayofYoga! Check out this great video from the Arabic Immersion Magnet School! Their students combine #Arabic with #Yoga to learn the language! Bring #ArabicYoga to your classroom with this lesson plan, written by Eden Bass from AIMS! [ Bit.ly Link ] [ Bit.ly Link ]
Were ready for the United Nations InternationalDayofYoga Check out this great video

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#ArabicYoga, a class that utilizes yoga poses to teach Arabic words, is taught in the first Arabic dual-immersion program in Texas, Arabic Immersion Magnet S...

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Expand your teaching skills for all types of students! Check out our #refugee education resources here #WithRefugees [ Bit.ly Link ] #WorldRefugeeDay2017
Expand your teaching skills for all types of students Check out our

Refugee Crisis Archives - Almasdar

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Want to stand #WithRefugees for #WorldRefugeeDay2017? See what organizations assist refugees in your community thanks to Bridging Refugee Youth & Children's Services (BRYCS) ! [ Bit.ly Link ]
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#ISpeakArabic Ambassador Hayley of Lifting Hands International is now working with After traveling to #Greece to help refugees from #Syria, Hayley has expanded her efforts to assist those in #Jordan. How will you stand #WithRefugees today? #WorldRefugeeDay2017
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Being #bilingual makes your brain more robust! Watch a scientist explain how here: [ Read.bi Link ] #LeadwithLanguages #ISpeakArabic
Being bilingual makes your brain more robust Watch a scientist explain how

A neuroscientist explains how being bilingual makes your brain more robust

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The latest edition of Education Week is the 20th anniversary edition of the report "Classroom Technology: Where Schools Stand" which investigates the impact technology is having in K-12 schools as digital learning tools flood classrooms across the country! Read more here [ Bit.ly Link ] #edtech #TechCounts
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Yallah's Lina Tarawneh started a non-profit, Green Mangroves, which mixes kayaking with conservation to preserve the mangroves of #Qatar! Read more about Lina and her efforts here! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Yallahs Lina Tarawneh started a nonprofit Green Mangroves which mixes kayaking with
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Erin has been studying #Arabic since she was 12! But her time in #Qatar fused culture with the #language skills she already possessed. Read more here! [ Bit.ly Link ] #ISpeakArabic
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The Girl From Chi-town - QFI

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Our very own Lina Draidia from #YallahC2A is featured on this عربي +AJ video! Lina lives in #Doha, #Qatar, but is originally from #Algeria! Watch to learn more about Algerian cuisine, and see them take a blind taste test!

Arabic learners, this is also a great way to listen to different #Arabic dialects!
This week's #Arabic word is flag in honor of #FlagDay! Did you know that the Qatari flag has nine points because the country was the ninth reconciled emirate in the Qatari-British Treaty of 1916? Learn more about the flag and other aspects of #Qatar here! [ Bit.ly Link ] #ISpeakArabic #TeachArabic