NCTAN (North Carolina Teaching Asia Network) and the Carolina Asia Center at UNC Chapel Hill are offering a workshop for K-12 educators on Thursday, August 9, 2018. This free program for educators includes lunch.
Location: The Fedex Global Education Center at UNC Chapel Hill (There is also a site offered at UNC-W for educators in the Wilmington area)
Theme: China Now
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018
Featured speakers and sessions include:
- Yixin Chen will discuss China’s recent social changes generated by its rapid economic growth, E-commerce and transportation-centered infrastructure building. This session will also focus on China’s political problems and its issues in the US-China relationship.
- Professor Wenyang Sun will give a brief introduction of Chinese philosophy about teaching and learning, followed by an overview and a discussion of the current K-12 education system in China. A specific focus on the challenges and successes in designing curriculum, exploring new educational models and addressing equity issues will be also discussed.
- North Carolina educators who participated in the World View global study visit to China this summer will share reflections on what they learned and strategies for teaching about China.
- Resources on teaching about East Asia from NCTAN and the Carolina Asia Center will be provided to participants
Find additional details as well as location and parking information when you register for the workshop here.