Educational Resources

In addition to organizing professional development workshops, institutes, conferences, and other programs for teachers, CMES also makes publicly available stand-alone educational resources which anyone can use to further his or her knowledge of the histories and cultures of the Middle East.

Islam Fact Sheet 2018 and Visual Aids

Islam Fact Sheet 2018 [PDF] with a special section for educators about anti-Islamic sentiment.

Visual Aids for Islam Fact Sheet 2018:

CMES Bibliographies for Educators

​Resource Pages


Teaching Aids and Curriculum Guides

Winter 2015 CMES Newsletter - Our 2015 newslatter has articles written by CMES faculty, staff, and students that shed light onto the ISIS persecution of the Yazidi minority in Iraq, Egypt's political transformation since the removal of Mohamed Morsi, and the cultural significance of the Turkic languages of Central Asia.