Program Start Date: Jul 28 2014
This seminar focused on integrating essential knowledge about China and Japan into geography, history, language arts, and art units. Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were addressed as we developed sample activities and explored ways to integrate content.
Program Start Date: Jul 7 2014
‘Artists Respond’ explored the events of the turbulent 20th century from the perspective of visual artists from China, Japan and Korea. Throughout this period of great conflict, arts have been employed and mobilized to reflect the ever-changing political, economic, and social landscape of East Asia.
Program Start Date: Jun 23 2014
The seminar offered sessions on the history and culture of China, Japan, and Korea–traditional and modern–plus demonstrations of nationally recognized curriculum resources for teaching about East Asia.
Program Start Date: Jun 4 2014
Teachers met for an evening discussion inspired by the book ‘Eating Bitterness: Stories from the Front Lines of China’s Great Urban Migration’ by Michelle Dammon Loyalka, which deals with the hopes, struggles, and perseverance of Chinese migrants leaving the countryside and looking for a better life in urban China.