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Educator DVD for "China From the Inside"
Northern California Public Broadcasting and
KQED9s Education Network is pleased to announce the release of the
Educator DVD for China from the Inside*
Do you teach about what9s happening in China today? Would you like to include media about China in the classroom and explore the complex issues facing this country with your students? Register today to receive a free China from the Inside Educator DVD which includes a variety of resources to engage students in and support the study of contemporary China.
Resources on the Educator DVD include:
13 short segments from the four-hour China from the Inside documentary series for use in the classroom. Segments are approximately 2-10 minutes long and provide a glimpse of an issue or a story related to China today.
- Distinct classroom activities for use with grades 9-16 weave clips from the documentary and lead students on an inquiry of real issues in modern China. Essential vocabulary, additional resources, and California classroom content standards are also included.
- A Community Discussion Guide and full Transcripts for the series.
Register today for your free copy of the Educator DVD!
(While supplies last. Registration deadline May 31, 2007.)
For more information about this engaging series visit the interactive website: www.pbs.org/chinainside
Visit KQED9s Education Network9s website for more information about upcoming events and educator workshops: www.kqed.org/ednet
About the series: China is rapidly becoming a world power, but much of the country and its people remain hidden to those outside its borders. China from the Inside, a four part documentary series, includes visits to temples in Tibet, border areas of Muslim Xinjiang, Communist Party meetings, a village election, court rooms, newpaper offices, a women9s labor camp, and a country wedding. From these domains, viewers observe the difficulties of navigating politics and culture in this vast country. In only four hours, viewers will be able to discern a China that few outside the country ever glimpse, a country of 1.3 billion people undergoing extraordinary growth while facing prodigious obstacles.
*NOTE: this is not an actual event, only a form used to collect contact information for interested educators to receive a free classroom resource. KQED will not share this information with any other organization, nor will you be contacted regarding KQED membership. Your information will only be used by KQED EdNet and its evaluation consultants. In our continuing efforts to improve our services, you may receive a call or e-mail sometime in the future asking about your use of this Educator DVD.
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