Hands-On Japan: Teaching Using All Five Senses
30-hour professional development course for grade K-6 educators in cooperation with the NYC Department of Education
Using a series of hands-on activities, this course provides an overview of Japanese culture and specific ideas of activities that can be used to introduce Japan to the young learner. Utilizing both expert scholars and practitioners, participants will learn about and participate in activities ranging from tea ceremony to martial arts to Japanese cooking, with an eye toward utilizing these activities with students. Each session will provide an overview of the relationship between a specific activity, such as Japanese food, origami or Japanese style children’s storytelling as part of teaching literacy and larger cultural issues, as well as hands on experience.
Lunch will be provided, and tuition includes all materials.
To register, please fill out the Registration Form PDF.
3P credit is available from NYC Dept of Education.
For more information, please call Education Programs at (212) 715-1275 or visit www.japansociety.org/education_family.
- February 17, 2009 – February 21, 2009