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    Asia Across the Curriculum | October 2022 Workshop

    Arkansas NCTA presents "Asia Across the Curriculum: Encountering Asia in Wellness, Science, Music, and Art" an in-person, interactive workshop taking place on October 8th. This workshop offers an exciting opportunity for educators to engage with China and Japan in a variety of subjects. Register here!

     pexels jimmy chan 1110203Asia Across the Curriculum: Encountering Asia in Wellness, Science, Music, & Art

    A Workshop for K-12 teachers sponsored by the Association for Asian Studies and NCTA in conjunction with the Southwest Conference on Asian Studies

    This highly interactive on-site workshop brings together scholars from around the country to provide Arkansas teachers with opportunities to engage Japan and China beyond the traditional social studies classroom, including in physical education, science, music appreciation, and art classes. It also provides social studies teachers with high-impact instructional strategies for engaging Asian Studies in new ways—through martial arts, Buddhist tea culture, ancient Daoist chemistry, Chinese dance, taiko drumming, origami, and calligraphy. Register here!


    When: October 8, 2022 8am - 3pm

    Where: Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center, University of Central Arkansas 


    - 6 Hours of Continuing Education Credit

    - Complementary registration for the annual meeting of the Southwest Conference on Asian Studies (a $100 value), including cultural performances and presentations by top scholars of Asia from around the world

    - $40 stipend

    - Priority registration for future NCTA programs and events 


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    Housed within the Asian Studies Program at the University of Central Arkansas, the Arkansas NCTA aims to empower elementary and secondary school teachers to center East Asian art, literature, history, and culture in their classrooms.

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