K-12 teachers were invited to participate in a half-day workshop at the 2014 Aki Matsuri (Japanese Fall Festival) on the Bellevue College campus. The workshop drew on festival themes and current issues and was designed to share creative ideas for teaching about Japanese culture, past and present.
September 6, 2014
9:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Heather Uhl, Oralee Kramer, and Mary Bernson
- classroom materials
- 3 free clock hours
- a Japanese box lunch
The festival itself is hosted by the Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association. After the workshop, participants were encouraged to explore all the festival had to offer, including demonstrations, speakers, and numerous traditional and contemporary exhibits. General festival information can be found at enma.org.