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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
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia2 days ago
Among the ever-growing number of Chinese dissidents living in Berlin is writer Liao Yiwu, who escaped to safety in Germany in 2011.

A month before the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, his book Bullets and Opium, a collection of stories of people who survived the incident, will be published in English for the first time. It was previously published in Taiwan and Germany, and will this year also be translated into Japanese and French.
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia3 days ago
Resource: This site is an online resource of materials for teaching about Asia, and a portal where teachers can share teaching materials and their own ratings and reviews of materials.
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia3 days ago
Freeman Award - 2017 Winner – Young Adults/High School Literature

Click to see our links to
- NCTA Webinar with author, Dori Jones Yang
- Author webpage
- Interview with author, Dori Jones Yang
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia3 days ago
"President Trump moved on Wednesday to ban American telecommunications firms from installing foreign-made equipment that could pose a threat to national security, White House officials said, stepping up a battle against China by effectively barring sales by Huawei, the country’s leading networking company."
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia3 days ago
"Joshua Wong, the Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leader who became a symbol of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, will return to prison after an appeals court ruling Thursday."
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia3 days ago
Roughly 20 million Muslims live in China today; many of them live in the northwest region of Xinjiang, where the government is incarcerating an estimated one million Uighur Muslims. In recent weeks, news reports have emerged of the razing of mosques and other religious buildings across the region. I...

 


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