Teaching Asia Workshop: Providing Strategies and Resources

The Teaching Asia Workshop is an integral part of our annual conference that is aimed at K-12 educators. Join us for a day of workshop for K-12 teachers sponsored by The Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR/AAS), National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) & the University of Delaware.


Teaching Asia Workshop
Friday, November 1st. 2013
Theme: “Providing Strategies and Resources”

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View the program and download a flyer here:  TAW Flyer 2 up 2013

Teaching Asia Workshop:
Providing Strategies and Resources


8:30-9:00am Registration and refreshments, Clayton Hall lobby

9:00-9:15am Welcome address by David Pong, Clayton 125

9:15-10:00am Alan Fox, ‘Cognitive Agility: Goals for Teaching Asia’

10:00-11:00am Resources session, ‘Empowering your own Curriculum’

  • Jianguo Chen, Confucius Institute
  • Ryan Folmer, teacher and Social Studies department chair at Mt. St. Joseph High School in Aberdeen, MD, National Consortium of Teaching about Asia (NCTA)

11:00-11:15am Coffee break

11:15-12:00pm Patricia Sloane-White, ‘Global video-conferencing’

12:00-1:15pm Lunch break and open viewing of calligraphy exhibition

1:15-2:00pm Mari Nakahara, Library of Congress

2:00-2:45pm Chika Inoue, ‘Learning without being taught: Japanese calligraphy’

2:45-3:30pm Discussion and overview

3:30-6:30pm Shuttle bus from Clayton Hall to Old College Gallery, running in continuous loop for exhibition and reception

4:00-6:00pm Japanese woodblock print exhibition, ‘From Samurai to Soldier: Japanese Prints of War’ with wine reception. Old Collage Gallery. All attendees of the TAW and the MAR/AAS conference are welcome!