Virtual Educator Workshop | Teaching about the Asian American Experience: A Primer
Tuesday, November 8
The Chicago History Museum is pleased to partner with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago to host this foundational session that will help you meet the requirements of the Teaching Equitable Asian American Community History (TEAACH) Act.
To prepare educators to include Asian American history, stories, and voices into their curriculum, this professional development workshop models a lesson excerpt to K–12 educators that centers Asian American themes and teaching resources. In addition, attendees will learn about:
- The importance of teaching about the Asian American experience
- The diversity of the Asian American community nationally and in Illinois
- Anti-Asian stereotypes throughout history and today
- Asian Americans fighting for racial justice with other communities
Attendees will also be introduced to the Asian American Education Resource Database, a lesson and resource database.
Free; 2 PD hours. This session is designed for middle and high school educators. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.