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To invite an ING MidWest speaker to your classroom or for any additional information, email us at: info@ringmidwest.org. For more information on our speakers, classroom presentations, cultural diversity training, or educator workshops that we offer in partnership with Georgetown University, visit http://www.ingmidwest.org  and check out the programs that ING MidWest offers.

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Certified ING MidWest  speakers offer complimentary presentations relating to Muslims and Islam to local public and private academic institutions. All ING MidWest speakers follow the first amendment guidelines. Upon teacher’s invitation, these speakers will deliver one of our academically relevant presentations. We also provide diversity training for educators. ING MidWest speakers have frequently presented to local colleges, public and private schools, and multicultural  institutions. All ING MidWest speakers complete intensive training and pass competency exams on content knowledge, and presentation style.  They are required to attend regular in-services and refresher courses. Below is the list of the customizable presentations that our speakers can offer. 

[/vc_cta][vc_cta h2=”” h4=”Exploring Muslim Traditions and Practices, Middle Schools” style=”outline”]Designed for middle school classes in world history and geography, this presentation teaches students about Muslim traditions and practices in relation to other world religions.[/vc_cta][vc_cta h2=”” h4=”Getting to Know American Muslims and Their Faith, Middle & High Schools” style=”outline”]This presentation begins with basic terminology and the demographics of Muslims in the United States and the world, describes the major beliefs and practices of Islam, including major Muslim holidays, and expands on the faith’s principal theological teachings, including its relation to Judaism and Christianity. It also addresses common misconceptions about Islam and Muslims.Complements  History-Social Science Content Standards for high school.[/vc_cta][vc_cta h2=”” h4=”Muslim Contributions to Civilization” style=”outline”]This engaging presentation reviews various aspects of culture and learning, and inventions which Muslims contributed or passed on, including food, clothing, furniture, music, architecture, math, medicine, astronomy and more. Complements middle school and high school social studies standards. Also recommended for ninth grade elective courses.[/vc_cta][vc_cta h2=”” h4=”A History of Muslims in the United States” style=”outline”]Most Americans are unaware of the long history of Muslims in the United States. This presentation remedies that lack, depicting the substantial, documented presence of Muslims among enslaved Africans in the Americas, describing both the successive waves of immigration that have brought Muslims to our country from the 19th century on and the rediscovery of Islam among African Americans in the 20th century, and highlighting notable American Muslims today.Complements History-Social Science Content Standards for high school.[/vc_cta][vc_cta h2=”” h4=”Muslim Women Beyond the Stereotypes” style=”outline”]

The role of Muslim women and Islam’s view of women is one of the most widely misunderstood and misrepresented aspects of the religion and its practitioners. This presentation describes Qur’anic and prophetic teachings about the role and responsibilities of Muslim women, including the different roles that women play in Muslim life. It also includes a description of notable Muslim women from the founding of Islam until the present and information about contemporary American Muslim women. Complements History-Social Science Content Standards for high school.

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This presentation allows you to pick a specific focus that might not be included above. Once you order this presentation, we will contact you to discuss the details of your custom presentation.