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National Consortium for Teaching about Asia

NCTA seminars serve more than 1,000 teachers yearly. Participants interact with East Asia specialists, receive extensive readings and other materials, and discuss effective strategies for bringing East Asia into their classrooms. Each seminar leader or team facilitates a seminar on East Asia that incorporates primary-source selections from the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean traditions. NCTA offers seminars in different delivery methods to accommodate the different needs, schedules and preferences of teachers. Seminars can be taken in a face-to-face setting, online, or in a blended format (face-to-face and digital used together). NCTA targets teachers of world history, world geography, other social studies courses, and language arts/world literature as the primary audience of its programs. Teachers of Asian languages, media specialists, librarians, and art teachers who play a key role in teaching Asian studies content also are eligible for NCTA programs. NCTA seeks to develop a community of inquiry among educators interested in East Asian studies that serves as a forum for collegial discussion of issues relevant to the teaching of East Asia.
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
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The Voice of Global Asians
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia2 days ago
Want to find some upcoming NCTA programs? You can search by state or by program type. Find the perfect course for you!

http://nctasia.org/find-a-course/by-state/
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia2 days ago
Freeman Book Award - 2017 Honorable Mention – Young Adult/Middle School Literature

Maya is a passionate soccer fan eager to start playing soccer herself. But soccer is considered a “boys’ game” in Malaysia in 1986. Maya teaches herself basic soccer skills with only her mother and a potted rosebush as training partners, then gradually persuades enough girls to join her to form a team, all the while trying to keep her unpredictable biracial family together. Reading Maya’s witty, observant first-person narrative will make readers want her on their team, and they’ll cheer her on as she discovers that winning is great—but losing doesn’t mean defeat.

http://nctasia.org/ten-soccer-story/
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia2 days ago
"Protests against an extradition bill in Hong Kong have become a self-described “revolution” inside the largest authoritarian nation on earth. But how much more dissent will Beijing tolerate?"
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia2 days ago
"As the protests in Hong Kong have gotten more violent, a bloodier summer of unrest, more than half a century ago, has loomed ever larger.

In 1967, a labor dispute at a plastic flower factory led to a series of protests and lethal riots in Hong Kong, which was then a British colony. By the time it was over, more than 50 people were dead."
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia2 days ago
"The Solomon Islands has reportedly decided to break diplomatic relations with the government of Taiwan in order to establish official ties with China, dealing a blow to both Taipei’s global standing and Washington’s regional diplomacy in the Pacific."

 


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