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Asia Society: A K–12 Resource of the Asia Society
New York: Asia Society
askasia.org
The Asia Society's website for teachers and students features a broad range of materials, including resources on the thirty-plus countries that comprise Asia. Ask Asia's instructional resources section features a rich collection of readings, lesson plans, and many other teaching aids developed by educators and scholars.

The National Consortium for Teaching About Asia
nctasia.org

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), funded by The Freeman Foundation of New York and Stowe, Vermont, is a multi-year initiative to encourage and facilitate teaching and learning about Asia in world history, geography, social studies, and literature courses.

Asian Educational Media Service
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
aems.uiuc.edu/index.las
The Asian Educational Media Service helps educators find and use media materials (including documentary films, feature films, CD-ROMs, and slide units) for teaching about the cultures and peoples of Asia.

Asia for Educators
afe.easia.columbia.edu

This resource site for teachers was developed by Columbia University's East Asian Curriculum Project (EACP), a national initiative devoted to supporting education on Asia at the secondary and elementary levels. Focusing primarily on China and Japan, the site features teaching units, lesson plans, primary-source readings, resource lists, bibliographies, and more.

Online Museum Resources on Asian Art
afemuseums.easia.columbia.edu/cgi-bin/museums/search.cgi

Websites for Children
Kids Web Japan
web-japan.org/kidsweb
Kids Web Japan is a website that introduces Japan to school-children ages ten to fourteen who live in other countries. This site acts as a supplementary source of information for school lessons on Japan or by families to learn about Japan together. (Please do not copy Kids Web Japan content on to other websites.) For ideas on topics to use when teaching children about Japan, please isit the site’s “User Guide.”

Kids Web Japan is sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and operated by a Japanese nongovernmental organization.

Japanese Cultural Organizations in Greater Philadelphia Area
Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia
jasgp.org

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia
jasgp.org/cherryblossomfestival

Japanese House and Garden (Shofuso), Fairmount Park, Philadelphia
shofuso.com

For the Japanese tea ceremony community in the Philadelphia area
phillytea.org
 

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