Primary Source and the Children's Museum present
Japan:Teaching Peace,Connecting People
November 7, 2015
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Primary Source and the Children's Museum are offering an one-day workshop seminar for participants to build a foundation of information topics about peace. In particular, we will explore the topics teaching about Japan, peace building, and friendship through experts’ presentations, hands-on activities, music activity, and panel discussion. We welcome teachers in K-12 classrooms as well as those in various learning environments such as librarians, teacher students, community leaders, musicians/artists, educators and cultural specialists in pre-schools, after-schools, museums, etc.
The workshop highlights including
• Discussion about “What is Peace Education?” with Lani Gerson, Library Teacher, Newton Public Schools
• Academic lecture “Voices from Japan: Learning and Teaching about Peace” by Anne Prescott, Director, Five College Center for East Asian Studies
• Hands-on activities
• Learning resources: Miss Kyoto, Kyo no Machiya the Japanese House exhibit, & Bottom Monster’s Friends – The art project from Tohoku, Japan.
• Special Guest Appearance “The Women of the World” - Peace through the Power of Music - Circle Singing: Building Inclusiveness through Music
• Panel Discussions: Peace & Friendship through International Exchange Projects
The ticket fee ($21.99) includes Obento lunch (Maku-no-uchi style boxed lunch) and light breakfast!
Contact info: Asia@bostonchildrensmuseum.org
Registration is required.