EASC offers numerous professional development opportunities for K-12 educators, including our intensive "Teaching about Asia" seminars, graduate-level courses, summer institutes, "passport" programs, and more. The following are our upcoming teacher training programs:
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
Winter 2013, Delaware, Ohio
Teaching about Asia seminars are eleven-week programs for 6-12th grade teachers who wish to incorporate or enhance curriculum about East Asia in their classrooms. Enroll in the free NCTA seminars and uncover a wealth of information and experience on China, Japan and Korea—all right here in Ohio. Renowned university professors and experts on Asian studies will lead you on an academic tour of East Asia that will inspire you to inspire your students. As an NCTA seminar participant, you will:
- Attend 33 hours of seminars taught by university professors, Asian studies researchers and lecturers over the course of ten weeks.
- Learn the history, culture, art, politics, current events, literature and more of China, Japan and Korea. Participate in discussions and activities that showcase trends, highlight similarities and differences, and stimulate thought-provoking dialogue on Asia and the U.S.
- Translate the knowledge you gain into three lesson plans—one each on China, Japan and Korea—that will challenge, educate, and inspire your students to learn more about Asia.
- Exchange ideas and collaborate with fellow teachers, university professors and local experts.
- Attend follow-up events to share your experiences, learn from others’ and continually enhance East Asian content in your curriculum
See NCTA-Ohio website for further information.