East Asia in the Classroom, 2018 Freeman Awards Winners

Program Start Date: Apr 20 2019

Location: Seattle, WA

An NCTA workshop for teachers (2-8 grade) at the University of Washington in Seattle. This one-day workshop gave teachers the opportunity to celebrate the 2018 Freeman Award Winning Books, which were announced in January 2019. The awards recognize quality books for children and young adults that contribute meaningfully to an understanding of East and Southeast

Diversity and Connections: Teaching a Global Perspective on Japan and Montana

Program Start Date: Mar 5 2019

Location: Missoula, MT

This free workshop was led by Dr. Brian Dowdle, Associate Professor of Japanese at the University of Montana. It was held in tandem with the Academic WorldQuest program, which had a focus on Japan in this year’s module. During this workshop teachers discussed how to educate students on diversity and make interdisciplinary connections when teaching