Japan Across the Curriculum for K-6 Educators

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Conference/Presentation

Oct 201419 Nov 201416
9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, 10017
United States

Sun, Oct 19
Sat, Oct 25
Sun, Oct 26
Sat, Nov 8
Sun, Nov 9
Sun, Nov 16


All Sessions are 9 AM–4 PM
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Open to the general public!
Spice up mathematics lessons with Japanese cooking and origami paper folding, explore Japanese geography and engage visual learners, ELL/LOTE students and reluctant readers with traditional kamishibai storytelling and modern manga graphic novels. Throughout this course, Japan experts and educators will use practical, interactive projects to provide an overview of Japan, emphasizing the many and varied intersections with standard elementary curriculum. Special attention will be paid to aligning coursework with Common Core Standards and Danielson Components. This course is recommended for elementary school educators interested in enhancing and expanding their social studies, reading, ELA, art and mathematics lessons.  
This course is eligible for 3P credit from the NYC Department of Education After School Professional Development Program (course code: P18-263F14).

Session 1: 

Introduction to Japanese History
Trends, Geography and Demographics, Natural Disasters and Recovery Efforts
Session 2: 
Daily Life in Japan
Global Awareness through Technology
Session 3:
Conversing in Japanese: Language Basics
Celebrate Japan: Festivals and Holidays
Session 4:
Literacy & Art through Kamishibai and Manga Storytelling
Session 5:
It’s Club Time: Sports, Games and Extra-curricular Activities
Tea Time: The Ancient Art of Japanese Tea 
Session 6:
Origami: Examples for Math, Social Studies and Science 
Itadakimasu: Japanese Cooking and Etiquette
Content subject to change.

Registration Options:

To receive 3P credit from the NYC Department of Education After School Professional Development Program:
Please register and pay the non-refundable ASPDP fee ($125) directly on the ASPDP website. After successfully registering on the ASPDP website, please send this completed registration form (PDF) and include credit card information or a check for $100/$85 for Japan Society members, made payable to Japan Society. (Note: We suggest that you open the application form with Google Chrome or Internet Explore to fill it out directly. Or you can download and print the form to fill it out). Please mail the form and payment to Japan Society Education Programs, 333 East 47th Street New York, NY 10017. 

For non-credit registration:
Please send the registration form (PDF) and include credit card information or a check for $225/$190 Japan Society membersmade payable to Japan Society. You may sign up for individual sessions. (Note: We suggest that you open the application form with Google Chrome or Internet Explore to fill it out directly. Or you can download and print the form to fill it out). Please mail the form and payment to Japan Society Education Programs, 333 East 47th Street New York, NY 10017. 
Please email jseducation@japansociety.org with any questions or call us at 212-715-1275.

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