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Sister Sonia has been with the Academy more than a decade. As a native Arabic speaker, she brings her fluency to the classroom, teaching both Elementary and Middle School Students.
For Arabic, Middle School Students dialogue in the classroom is mostly conducted in Arabic, engaging students with spoken, written and online research and soft publishing (using Technology Lab) exercises. Elementary Students are engaged with dialogue, songs, al-Qaeda Nuraniyah and reading stories.
With Middle School Islamic Studies, Sister Sonia examines Seerah of the Prophet (sws), connecting stories from the past with modern issues and relevancy.
In addition to possessing a Bachelor's Degree in Islamic Studies, Sister Sonia is a Certified Nuraniyah Instructor and will also receive Certification as an Islamic School Teacher in Spring, 2017, insha Allah.