Friday, June 11, 2010

Exploring Exchange Along the Silk Road Teacher Workshop

I know, I know.  You've just sat down for the first time this summer.  No sooner do you do that, but a great opportunity to learn comes along.  And it's free.  Here it is--

Exploring Exchange along the Silk Road Teacher Workshop 

June 29, 30, and July 1, 2010
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Explore cultural exchange as represented in Chinese, Indian, and Japanese art in the Ackland Art Museum. Area scholars will discuss geography, art history, intercultural education, and more through the exhibition "Art and Cultural Exchange along the Silk Road."

K12 teachers will examine selected works deeply, experience interdisciplinary teaching in the galleries, and develop new activities for the classroom.  Space is limited. Preregistration required. $30 registration fee will be returned to all participants at the conclusion of the program. Participants receive books and teaching resources and are eligible for 1.8 CEUs dependent upon prior approval from their school system or principal.

To register, contact Beth Shaw McGuire at or call 919-962-0479.

This program is made possible through a grant from the North Carolina Teaching Asia Network (NCTAN), the Freeman Foundation, and the Ackland Art Museum.

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