Here and ThereA list of Japan-related events and exhibitions beyond Japan Society.
NCTA-J-OPP Online Course for Elementary Teachers
Texts and Contexts: Teaching Japan through Children's Literature (January 21-April 3, 2014)
Registration deadline: January 5, 2014
This course is co-sponsored by TEA at the University of Colorado and the East Asia Resource Center at the University of Washington.
Open to elementary (K-5) teachers, this 20-hour course will address Common Core standards and social studies content using outstanding works of children's fiction on Japan. The course examines children's literature about Japan and considers teaching ideas that integrate literacy and social studies strategies to teach world cultures. The course consists of four asynchronous modules including readings and a participant discussion forum. Participants receive three books and a completion stipend as well as field-tested, teacher-developed lessons. Teachers who teach about Japan in their curriculum will receive priority. For more information contact Catherine.Ishida@colorado.edu. Click here for complete details, flyer and application. Rolling admission. Limit 25 teachers. Registration closes January 5.
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