Educators past event

Japan Across the Elementary Curriculum

February 11, 2012
Japan Across the Elementary Curriculum

36-hour professional development course for grade K-5 educators in cooperation with the NYC Department of Education After School Professional Development Office

Six Sessions:
Sat. Feb. 11, Sun. Feb. 12, Mar. 25, Apr. 1, Sat. Apr. 28, Sun. Apr. 29
9 AM – 4 PM

Spice up mathematics lessons with Japanese cooking or geometric origami paper folding. Explore the natural world and natural disasters through the lens of Japanese geography. Engage visual learners and reluctant readers with traditional kamishibai storytelling and modern manga graphic novels. In short, use Japan to strengthen and enhance existing teaching goals, particularly with practical, interactive projects to engage young learners. This course is recommended for elementary school educators interested in expanding their social studies, reading, ELA, art and mathematics lessons.

Tuition:
Non-credit $125

3P credit ASPDP Course Fee for NYC school teachers $125, Japan Society Registration Fee $100.

Register for 3P credit at http://schools.nyc.gov/teachers/aspdp.

Both credit and non-credit K-12 educators must fill out the Japan Society Registration Form (PDF).

For more information, please call Education Programs at (212) 715-1275.

  • February 11, 2012 – February 11, 2012