Turkish Workshop

Turkish Workshop

Registration (Free)

The Dayton Council on World Affairs, through a generous grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation, presents:

Spotlight on Turkey: A Teacher Workshop

Contact Bridget Federspiel at 937-287-3767 or bfedersp@gmail.com for more information.

8:30-9:00 am Registration and Coffee
9:00 am Welcome by the DCOWA
Recognition of WACA and TCF as co-sponsors
9:05-10:00 am Geography of Turkey; Location in the World
Professor Mohsen Khani, Sinclair Community College
10:00-10:15 am Break
10:15 – 11:00 am Turkish Culture and Life: Dayton’s Unique Story
11:00- 11:15 am Break
11:15 - 12:00pm Art and Music
Demonstration of Marbling, music and dancing
12:00 Noon- 1:00 pm Lunch/Cultural Program
1:15 – 2:00 pm Shared impressions of Turkey: U.S. teachers who have traveled to Turkey
2:05 – 2:40 pm Film about Turkey travel opportunity
2:45 – 3:15 pm Bringing Turkey to the Classroom – what do we want to know? Selection of literature books for teachers to incorporate into their classrooms along with advice in order to develop lesson plans that are tied to the Ohio Standards and Common Core standards. Show clips of films “Desperate Hours” and “The House That Ahmet Build”.
3:15-3:30 pm Interactive wrap-up