Around the World: Changing the Narrative about Native Americans, Slow Art Tour from Hong Kong, and More
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Asia Society at Home
Each week, we'll share a variety of videos, articles, webcasts, resources, and more from around the web — all curated by Asia Society Texas Center staff to reflect the broad interests and goals of our mission. In this digest, learn about resources and partner organizations to help supplement learning for students, families, educators, and adults.
Rethinking the Narrative: Changing the Narrative about Native Americans in the Classroom
Do you want the ability to discuss a more accurate narrative about Thanksgiving with your students? The National Museum of the American Indian offers professional development sessions for educators, providing resources and strategies for creating a more appropriate and truthful representation of Native people's role in the story of Thanksgiving.
Diwali in the Classroom: A Parent's Perspective
Part of creating an inclusive classroom is ensuring that teaching about a wide array of celebrations, holidays, and major events is a part of your curriculum. Read a parent's perspective on the importance of incorporating Diwali into your classroom lessons.
Slow Art Tour: Contemporary Art from Hong Kong
Take your family or students to Asia Society Hong Kong without leaving home! Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art. In this virtual edition of Slow Art Tour, audiences are encouraged to spend 5–10 minutes looking at the artwork closely, experiencing the work, and making discoveries.
Global Learning: Projects Designed to Address the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Looking to incorporate more projects into your virtual or hybrid classroom? Global learning provides the perfect framework for students to explore these goals and build the necessary skills to process and evaluate information, to make informed judgments, and to become lifelong learners in order to keep up with the accelerating pace of information flow and technological change. Virtual learning should have a purposeful mix of online and offline activities that are tailored to each objective and learning outcome. Read more for tips to consider when designing virtual learning projects.
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About Asia Society at Home
We are dedicated to continuing our mission of building cross-cultural understanding and uplifting human connectivity. Using digital tools, we bring you content for all ages and conversations that matter, in order to spark curiosity about Asia and to foster empathy.
About Asia Society Texas Center
With 13 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and West. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach.
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