Causes, Courses, and Consequences and of WWII in East Asia

Start Date: May 28, 2019
End Date: May 29, 2019
Time Detail: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on both days
Location: J Dimond High School, 2909 West 88th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99502
Type of Course: Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops
Audience: K-12 teachers
Course Description: An NCTA workshop for K-12 teachers in Anchorage, Alaska.

This seminar will explore World War II in East Asia, with a focus on Japan. We will look at the rise of militarism in Japan and their motivations for conquest in Asia as well as major events of the war in Asia, including but not limited to, the invasion of China, island hopping, and the use and effects of the atomic bomb. The aftermath of the war and its legacies in Japan will also be explored. Teachers will be provided with numerous lessons and teaching strategies to bring back to their classrooms and share with students, as well as curricular materials and other resources on World War II. Time will also be provided for teachers to explore available online resources and to develop their own ideas about how to teach this very important topic. This class will be held during the Anchorage School District’s Summer Teacher’s Academy (ASDTA).
Registration and Info:

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Offered to: Alaska
Additional Information: Program benefits:
Course books and materials
One UAA credit (participants who successfully complete the course will receive a $117 reimbursement check to cover the cost of registering for UAA credit)
One-year subscription to Education about Asia