Hands on Media Literacy - First LTT Turkey 12.06 .2017- 16.06.2017
First LTT took place in Kuşadası ,Aydın for five days with 55 participants. Participants arrived in Kuşadası on 11 th June 2017.
The meeting on 12th June started with a welcome meeting ,the Turkish coordinator informed all participants about the activities of the meeting week and continued with energizers for the students to get to know each other.
In the afternoon of the first day , participants met the Turkish journalist Mr.Gökhan Çerçi and had an interview with him.
Mr. Çerçi has also trained our students about photography and ICT programmes.
The second day our students presented the most famous journalist and/or writers of their countries also they made presentation about the history of journalism in their countries.
In the afternoon of the second day , with the assistance of our Latvian coordinator students had a debate about " Social Media is useful /not useful " .Two students from each partner school has supported one idea.
During the second day the students seperated into 6 international groups and prepared advertisements on an object they have chosen. Finally , in the evening they were asked to leave their mobile phones and iPads ..etc and spend an evening without technology.They taught each other some words in their languages, some songs ,and also some traditional games. The pupils shared the idea that they enjoyed the time they spent without technological devices.
The third day ,the participants were taken on a trip to the House of Virgin Mary and the ancient City Ephesus.
After the trip the pupils have prepared presentations or posters " Aydın through my eyes " about what they have learnt,experienced or seen during the trip and shared them with all participants.
On 14th evening , a Turkish Night was organized where the participants had the opportunity to taste traditional Turkish cuisine and enjoy the Turkish music and folk dance.
During the forth and fifth days , the lesson plans prepared by teachers were performed and europasses were filled.
The pupils have prepared e-newspapers about the week they have spent in Turkey.
On 15th June ,it was the theatre evening.All the participant countries' students were already prepared for this evening and they performed their sketches on the stage to a crowded audience.
The meeting ended with a goodbye party and tears in all participants' eyes.