Using Primary Sources to Teach about Japan
Monday, July 30
Thursday, August 2
Wednesday, August 8 — Thursday, August 9
Monday–Thursday, July 30–August 2 & Wednesday–Thursday, August 8–9, 9 AM–4 PM
36-hour professional development course for grade 6–12 educators in cooperation with the NYC Department of Education After School Professional Development Program
Create excitement and bring higher level thinking skills into your classroom! In this educator workshop, learn to introduce Japan to students through primary sources and authentic materials presented by historians and Japan specialists. Highlights include the introduction of newly translated primary sources and video materials never before available, multimedia primary sources such as visual art, cartoons and songs, and how to use primary sources in evaluations such as document-based questions.
3P credit: Non-refundable ASPDP Course Fee for NYC school teachers $125, Japan Society Registration Fee $100.
Register for 3P credit at http://schools.nyc.gov/teachers/aspdp.
Both credit and non-credit 6-12 educators must fill out the Japan Society Registration Form (PDF).
For more information, please call Education Programs at (212) 715-1275.