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Changing Lives in Modern China

The 1990 Institute's 6th annual two-day Teachers Workshop for Grade 6-12 U.S teachers will be held at the San Mateo County Office of Education in Redwood City, California. This year's theme, "Changing Lives in Modern China" will explore how the life journeys of China's people, from rural girls to entrepreneurs, have changed from the end of the Cultural Revolution to today. 

When:
July 27, 2018 9:30am to July 28, 2018 4:30pm
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“Changing Lives in Modern China”

Teachers Workshop   July 27-28, 2018 Redwood City, California

Teacher Stipend: $200 Bay Area, $300 CA Elsewhere, $400 Out-of-State

The 1990 Institute's 6th annual two-day Teachers Workshop for Grade 6-12 U.S teachers will be held at the San Mateo County Office of Education in Redwood City, California. This year's theme, "Changing Lives in Modern China" will explore how the life journeys of China's people, from rural girls to entrepreneurs, have changed from the end of the Cultural Revolution to today. In addition to presentations by experts and journalists, Chinese citizens will tell their inspiring personal stories. Read about the speakers and topics at teachers.1990institute.org/2018-tw/, including three young Chinese women who will share their stories of growing up in poverty and their struggle to attain college degrees and become professionals. Teachers will have the rare opportunity to chat with the speakers during lunch, including moderator Clayton Dube, Executive Director of the US-China Institute at USC, and Rob Schmitz, NPR's Shanghai based correspondent.

Space is limited! Apply now at teachers.1990institute.org/2018-apply. Teachers of all subjects are welcome.

Visit our website teachers.1990institute.org. Under the TEACHING RESOURCES tab, you'll find videos of past workshops presentations and other teaching resources on modern China.

Help us extend our reach! Please forward this email to 6th-12th grade teachers in every content area. Thank you!

Please contact Workshop@1990institute.org for any questions.

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