Dreams of Kings: A Jade Suit for Eternity Teacher’s Workshop

Start Date: March 24, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Time Detail: 2 hours beginning at 10:15 AM
Location: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Type of Course: Face-to-Face Seminars and Workshops
Audience: In-service and pre-service K-14 educators from Kansas and western Missouri
Course Description: Dreams of Kings: A Jade Suit for Eternity Teacher's Workshop includes a tour of the world-class exhibit of artifacts including a jade suit from the ancient Chinese kingdom of Chu as well as address the connections between China during the Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE) and the Roman Empire. It will benefit educators in all grades and subject areas by providing content and additional resources needed to enhance teaching about this increasingly important country. East Asian topics provide good case studies for investigating how societies are shaped by beliefs, ideas and diversity (Kansas SS Standard #3), and how societies experience continuity and change over time (Kansas SS Standard #4). They also provide content to help ensure students learn basic and higher-order skills, including problem solving and critical thinking (Missouri Learning Standards for the Social Studies).
Registration and Info:
Registration information: Contact Nancy Hope at nfhope@ku.edu for details and registration
Offered to: Kansas, Missouri