Marnie Anderson, Associate Professor, Smith College examines women in modern Japanese history through the lenses of education, labor and women's roles, and political and social rights.
Michael Wert, Associate Professor, Marquette University examines the Budō in Japanese education discusses potential ethical problems that might arise.
Dr. Eiko Maruko Siniawer of Williams College examines violence and democracy in imperial Japan.
Subject Area: Visual & Performing Arts
Dr. Tara McGowan looks at useful and accessible ways to integrate kamishibai (Japanese paper theater) into the classroom in this fun and interactive lesson plan.
Dr. Tara M. McGowan explores the past, present, and future of Kamishibai, Japanese Paper Theater.
Learn about Japanese radio exercises, commonly taught in elementary school and used throughout all levels of education, and how to incorporate these into your classroom as a way to keep your students refreshed and alert.
This lesson covers the days of the week and days of the month.
This lesson covers basic counting in Japanese from 1 to 100.
This lesson covers eight basic Japanese greetings that are used regularly throughout the day.
Additional support is provided by The Norinchukin Foundation, Inc., Chris A. Wachenheim, the Wendy Obernauer Foundation, James Read Levy, and Jon T. Hutcheson.
About Japan: A Teacher’s Resource is generously funded, in part, by a three-year grant from the International Research and Studies (IRS) Program in the Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education (P017A100018).