A book designed to teach any learner how to read the book of Allah correctly—no matter what their educational level is, no matter what age they are, and regardless of whether they are an Arabic speaker or a non-Arabic speaker.
The Need for Bidaya Book:
Our new generations need a curriculum for teaching the book of Allah (SWT) that:
Has state-of-the-art audiovisual and sensory learning tools
Is fun for students to learn
Is easy for teachers to teach
Works for all ages
And from these needs the Bidaya Book idea has emerged!
Acknowledgments and Praise for Bidaya Book:
The Bidaya Book has received praise from major Islamic institutions and well-known Muslim scholars from across the Arab and Muslim world, including: MAS (Muslim American Society), the Conservation of the Holy Qur'an Society in Jordan, Shaykh Kurayyim Raajih (Chief Reciter of the Levant), Shaykh Yahya Al-Ghawthani (Internationally renowned Qur'anic scholar and instructor at Al-Masjid An-Nabawiyy in Medinah), and Shaykh Waleed Almeneesey (Chief Reciter of USA ) , and and Shaykh mahmud akkawi (Chief Reciter of Lebanon, and Shaykh hassan saleh ( shaykh alqira’at of USA ) , and more …..
All educational levels and age groups, young or old, starting from the age of four years and up to the age of sixty years or older, whether they are Arabic speakers or non-Arabic speakers including the new-Muslims, and any language spoken.
Bidaya Book Goals:
Address the problem of memorizing the Quran by hearing it only, and teach the correct way of reading, which is the basis for strong memorization and proficiency.
Spread the idea of learning to read the Quran in an innovative way, accessible to all ages and languages.
Teach the skill of writing and drawing Quranic script.
Protect the tongue from errors in pronouncing the letters and words of the book of Allah (SWT.)
Establish a system that gradually teaches students correct pronunciation and Tajweed from the beginning of their Arabic learning journey.
Address the problem of pronouncing the Quran using non-Arabic letters by non-Arabic speakers.
Teach reading the Quran correctly in a fast and elaborate way.
What Makes Bidaya Book Special?
It took 10 years to write the Bidaya Book and test it at many Islamic schools and Quran classes.
More than 3000 students of different ages have memorized the Quran and become teachers and Imams with the help of Bidaya Book.
The number of hours students need to complete the book is 20-25 hours.
Bidaya Book is appropriate for students of all different levels, ages, and backgrounds, including new Muslims.
Bidaya Book is an easy book to learn and an easy book to teach. It is specially designed to encourage interaction between teachers and students.
Bidaya Book includes tools made especially for the teacher, like the Bidaya Teacher’s Guide, to help make explaining the lessons easier.
Bidaya Book also includes tools for students to make learning easier for them, like: Bidaya Workbook, Bidaya Posters, Bidaya Website, Bidaya App, Bidaya CD, and more.
Bidaya Book has its own methodology with new ideas to make it easy to teach, and it’s divided according to the book lessons: educational, evaluative, and explanatory.
Bidaya Book Chapters:
The Alphabet and its Forms.
The Alphabet with the 3 Short Vowels.
The Alphabet with Tanween.
The Alphabet with Sukoon.
The Alphabet with Long Vowel Marks.
Important Tajweed Rules.
Recommended Number of Study Hours to Complete Bidaya Book:
The number of hours students need to complete the book is 20-25 hours, depending on how many hours the student is available.
Varies in the number of days and hours spent studying.
Varies between ages and educational levels.
Varies in the comprehension of students.
Varies in the way of teaching (in groups, individual.)