Publications

Education Grantee Publications 2004

The following are grantee publications from January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2004. 
 
Society for USA Understanding, Tokyo, Japan
Introduction to USA Understanding for Junior and Senior High School Students (Chugakusei no tame no Amerika Rikai Nyumon)
A two-volume publication (a textbook and a guidebook) resulting from a project to create teaching materials for use in the integrated studies period in junior high and high schools in Japan.
(Tokyo: Society for USA Understanding, 2003, 124pp.)
 
Toyama University, Faculty of Education, Project Team for the Study of Hawaii
The Development of Learning Programs about "The Period of Integrated Study" in the Middle School--Acceleration of Understanding between Japan and USA through "The Study of Hawaii" (Year 2)
Report from the second year of a two-year project to develop and disseminate teaching materials for understanding the United States, which can be used in the integrated studies period in junior and senior high schools.
(Toyama: Toyama University, Faculty of Education, Project Team for the Study of Hawaii, 2004, 119pp.)
 
 
Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP-sponsored project)
Snapshots from Japan: The Lives of Seven Japanese High School Students
Mary Hammond Bernson, Kathleen Woods Masalski, Lynn S. Parisi, and Linda S. Wojtan
Developed in collaboration with the University of Colorado at Boulder, Program for Teaching East Asia, Snapshots from Japan features lesson plans that build upon The Japan Forum's instructional kit entitled Deai: The Lives of Seven Japanese High School Students, which uses firsthand photo essays to introduce the lives of seven diverse Japanese students. The new lesson plans aim to develop a range of data analysis, thinking, and geographic skills and to enhance students' understanding of Japan by placing the lives of the Japanese students in the larger context of contemporary Japanese society and culture.
(New York: Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, 2004, 165 pp.)