About Rusul @RusulAlrubail
Rusul Alrubail is the executive director of the Parkdale Centre for Innovation in Toronto, Canada. Rusul is also a writer, a speaker and social justice activist.
Rusul’s Recent Stories
Education Oct 18Opinion: How technology is teaching kids to care about the world and each other
To be a better teacher of the meaning of empathy, it helps to use the same tools of technology that young people are using.
Education May 14Column: How teachers can support students during Ramadan
If students have the right accommodations and support from teachers and their peers during Ramadan, it can turn a challenging month into the most rewarding.
Education Sep 11Column: Why educators still need to talk about 9/11 — and Islamophobia
With the anniversary of September 11th, educators have a duty in this social and political climate to take necessary action to create a safe environment for Muslim students and students of color.
World Oct 02I was a refugee. I’m haunted by today’s images of child refugees
When I see images of children refugees now, I feel haunted by them. Even though my nightmare is over, theirs is just beginning.
Education Jun 10Talking about my family’s experience fighting the Islamic State has helped my students
When students see that a teacher is not afraid to discuss what is happening around the world, especially related to her home country, they in turn feel comfortable to share their thoughts and feelings on similar issues.