Educating Children (Riyâdatul Sibyân): Classical Advice for Modern Times
Title: Educating Children (Riyâdatul Sibyân): Classical Advice for Modern Times
Author: Imam Muhammad bin Ahmed al-Ramli/translated by Abdul Aziz Ahmed
Publisher: Beacon Books (UK)
This book is a commentary on the classic Arabic text Riyadatul Sibyan, or “The Education of Children.” The author, a Western-educated teacher, draws on his own experiences as a parent and educator to provide insights into the traditional Islamic teachings on child-rearing. He also incorporates elements of modern psychological theory, such as the work of Vygotszky and Bruner.
This book is an essential resource for anyone interested in Islamic childrearing. It is also a valuable resource for parents, teachers, and anyone else who works with children. The book is well-written and easy to read, and it is full of helpful insights and practical advice.