Asia for Educators
This site from Columbia University is a collection of lesson resources from many sites on China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam. Here is a sampling of the materials:
- Online Museum Resources on Asian Art - These resources are searchable by art subject, time period, and country/region.
- East Asia in Geographic Perspective - These lesson plans on China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam are by standards.
- China: Music - These audio slide shows offer traditional music from China. From ArtsEdge.
- Japan: Noh theater (Grades 9-12) - This video (2: 30 min) and resources for the lesson introduce students to the history, theatrical elements, music, dance and costuming of Noh plays. From ArtsEdge.
- Japan: Woodblock Prints (Grades 9-12) - Background and lesson plan as well as demonstrations of Japanese arts. From ArtsEdge.
- Japan's Secret Garden (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) - This site provides background on raising rice, including photos, time-lapse videos, slide illustration of Build a Rice Paddy. From PBS.