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Fall professional development on East Asia

  • 1.  Fall professional development on East Asia

    Posted 08-23-2022 01:15:00 PM
    The Program for Teaching East Asia at the University of Colorado Boulder is now accepting applications for TEA-NCTA Fall 2022 seminars at
    • Teaching Korea through Children's Literature: Urban Geographies.September 15-November 3, 2022. A seminar for K-8 teachers using picturebooks to explore the changing cultural and environmental characteristics of South Korea's cities and discuss classroom applications for language arts and social studies.
    • The Mao Era in Chinese History. September 29-November 9, 2022. Through asynchronous discussion of primary and secondary sources, online videos, and live Zoom sessions, participants will examine this critical historical period through five modules: The Rise of Mao, Establishing the People's Republic of China, The Great Leap Forward, the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, and Looking Back at the Mao Era.
    • Religion in East Asia: Diversity and Diffusion.October 6-November 30, 2022. This three-module course for secondary teachers of world history and world religions builds "religious literacy" by engaging participants with the religious and philosophical traditions, practices, and experiences of the diverse belief systems in East Asia. The course will also consider the diffusion and co-existence of these traditions in East Asia over time and across societies.

    Catherine Ishida
    Japan & Korea Projects Coordinator
    Boulder CO