Residential Seminars and Summer Institutes

Residential seminars and summer institutes are intensive professional development courses that take place in s short period of time, often over the summer. They can provide an overview or East Asian history and culture or focus on a specific theme. These courses can provide professional development hours to teachers; in some cases, graduate credit will be available.

 

Meet the Masters: Discover how to find and evaluate books on East Asia for your classroom

Start Date: July 23, 2018
End Date: July 27, 2018
Time Detail: Monday to Thursday, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM and Friday, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Seattle, WA
Type of Course: Residential Seminars and Summer Institutes
Audience: Teachers
Course Description: Hear from authors, librarians and fellow teachers and make children’s and young adult books on East Asia a part of your teaching tool kit. Discover how authors do research for their books and how book titles and cover illustrations are selected. Gain confidence in making close readings and exploring character motivations with your students. Find out how to authenticate the reliability of the material and learn about new databases on children’s literature. Using three separate books on East Asia, including Freeman Award winners, teachers will examine three different genres with frameworks to support students’ critical thinking and inquiry. For educators of grades 2 to 8. 
Registration and Info:

Register HERE.

40 Washington State OSPI clock hours (free) OR two 400-level UW credits for a fee of approximately $230

A certificate of completion

All course materials provided

$100 for the purchase of additional teaching materials

A one-year subscription to Education about Asia

Morning snacks and lunches

Dormitory housing, meals, and partial travel stipends of up to $300 for a limited number of out-of-town participants.

Offered to: All States