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Calling All Educators - Columbia University AFE's (free) On-line Program Series

Calling All Educators - Columbia University AFE's (free) On-line Program Series

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Calling all educators! Columbia University's Asia for Educators program is pleased to announce the complete list of free, on-line programs has just been released. Visit, to review the complete list of programs, and register in advance. Each program - complete with ample visual resources and Powerpoint - has been created specifically for teachers. Background materials and classroom units are also available on-line for you to download and share with your classes. --- Earn professional development hours --- Gain background on the history of East Asia for your classes The next program will take place tomorrow Saturday, January 28th: The Tale of Genji in Art and Literature For more information and to register visit, ----- Why are the programs free? The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) is generously funded by the Freeman Foundation as a multi-year initiative to encourage and facilitate teaching and learning about East Asia in elementary and secondary schools nationwide. NCTA is a premier provider of professional development on East Asia. Asia for Educators (AFE) receives funding from the U.S. Department of Education and from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership for simulcast programs on Japan and East Asia.

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