You may remember me from previous seminars when I spoke about Korea.
Today, I am emailing to ask for your help in announcing my weeklong summer courses for high school students. Rising 9th graders through new high school graduates can take these courses for 2 UCLA units. Students may take one or both weeks for credit.
This summer, I am teaching the first weeklong course on 1587 China, and the second week on 1940-41 Japan. Both are great ways for students to learn about history and international issues through Reacting to the Past's immersive role-play pedagogy of actual and fictional characters in each time period. Students will improve their critical thinking, writing, and speaking skills as they write, speak, and debate in character.
I have been teaching this course since Summer 2017, and it is a very engaging way to learn about specific moments in history but still learn issues that cross borders and time.
Complete information is on line:
We are also on Instagram #ucla_iissi.
Summer Scholar aid is available if they meet the requirements and apply by April 1, 2020.
Please email me if you have any questions. I would also be happy to mail you color flyers for posting if you reply with your mailing address.
Thank you very much!