Web Sites for K-12

  

General Information

Abacus

Anime

Annual Events

Architecture 

Block Prints

Bon Dance

Culture

Folklore

Geography

Japanese American

Japanese Cooking

Japanese Language

Japanese Manners

Japanese Songs

Koban

Paper Craft 

Rice

 Samurai

School and Education 

Sumo 

 Visit Japan

 Useful sites for K-12 teachers 

Asia

 

 

General Information

     Web-Japan  http://web-japan.org/index.html

     Statistical Handbook of Japan 2007    http://www.stat.go.jp/data/handbook/
     Japan Information Network  http://www.jinjapan.org/

     Library of Congress  http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/jptoc.html

     http://www.japan-guide.com/

    Journey through Japan  http://www.japansociety.org

    Streaming video about life in Japan    http://www.brovision.com/

    Japanese Mosaic  http://casls.uoregon.edu/mosaic/JPN_mosaic.php

    Consular Office of Japan in Nashville http://www.nashville.us.emb-japan.go.jp/

 

Abacus

    http://educ.queensu.ca/~fmc/april2002/JAbacus.htm

 

Anime

    Anime Resources  http://www.mit.edu:8001/activities/anime/www/resources.html#introduction

    Manga and Anime http://www.mit.edu:8001/afs/athena.mit.edu/user/r/e/rei/WWW/Expl.html

 

Annual Events 

    http://www.nihongomemo.com/

 

Architecture  

    http://www.orientalarchitecture.com/

 

Block Prints  http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/ukiyo-e/early.html

 

Bon Dance

     Tokyo Ondo   How to Dance    Dance, song, drums    Piano melody

 

     Tanko Bushi   How to Dance 1       How to Dance 2   

Culture

      MIT Visualizing Cultures

      Japan Video Topics    http://web-japan.org/jvt/  

 

Folklore

    http://www.geocities.co.jp/HeartLand-Gaien/7211/

    http://www.e-hon.jp/ehon_en/index1.htm

 

Geography

     Blank map of Japan   http://geography.about.com/library/blank/blxjapan.htm

     Prefectures in Japanese http://earth.endless.ne.jp/users/yoshi216/tizu-move.html

     Prefectures in English http://www.csus.edu/indiv/s/sheaa/projects/flash/prefectures.html

     Japanese Cities  http://www.csus.edu/indiv/s/sheaa/projects/flash/cities.html

 

International Year of Rice 2004
    http://www.fao.org/rice2004/
    Hats  http://www.fao.org/rice2004/jp/hats.htm

    'Rice in Japan' Calendar http://www.asiarice.org/sections/gallery/gallery3.html

    All about Rice http://www.fao.org/rice2004/en/aboutrice.htm

    Rice around the World: Japan http://www.fao.org/rice2004/en/p8.htm

 

Japanese American  

    http://www.densho.org/

    http://lcweb2.loc.gov/learn/features/immig/japanese.html

   

Japanese Cooking

     http://www.bob-an.com/recipe/English/index_e.html

     http://www.cc.kyoto-su.ac.jp/information/recipes/index.html

 

Japanese Language

    Genki Textbook  http://genki.japantimes.co.jp/index.en.html

    Genki Resource Page    http://www.csus.edu/indiv/s/sheaa/projects/genki/index.html

    The penmanship of Japanese characters  http://gahoh.marinebat.com

    The Japanese Language http://web.mit.edu/jpnet/articles/JapaneseLanguage.html

    Ultimate Kana Challenge  http://www.fll.purdue.edu/ultimate/

    http://www.hellonavi.com/foldera/html/english.html

    Teach Yourself Japanese http://www.sf.airnet.ne.jp/~ts/japanese/cover.html

    Japanese Typing Practice for Beginners              http://faculty.washington.edu/iwata3/type/typing_contents.html

    Japanese Language for K-12 students http://www.lyon.edu/webdata/users/mpeek/japanwebpages/JapaneseChildren.htm

    Japanese Font  http://www.jflalc.org/download/education/compmanual/index.html

 

 Japanese Manners

    http://www.geocities.com/japanfaq/FAQ-Manners.html

    http://www.neiu.edu/~sdundis/examples/cook/

 

Japanese Songs

    Mama Lisaís World  http://www.mamalisa.com/world/japan.html

 

Koban

    http://www.keishicho.metro.tokyo.jp/foreign/gaiyo2/tiiki1.htm

  

Paper Craft

  http://cp.c-ij.com/japan/index.html

  http://www.yamaha-motor.co.jp/global/entertainment/papercraft/index.html

  Origami Club http://www.origami-club.com/en/

 

Samurai

    http://www.pbs.org/empires/japan/enteredo_8.html

    http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2127.html

 

School and Education  

   Japan's Modern Education System  http://www.mext.go.jp/b_menu/hakusho/html/hpbz198103/index.html

   http://www.tjf.or.jp/deai/contents/teacher/mini_en/list_edu.html

    Deai: The Lives of Japanese High School Students http://www.tjf.or.jp/index_e.html

   

Sumo

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/sumoeastandwest/interactive.html

 

 Visit Japan

    Japan National Tourist Organization 

    http://www.japanrail.com

    http://www.japanrailpass.net/index.html

    Lyon College Nichols International Studies Courses: Study Tour of Japan 2006

 

Useful sites for K-12 teachers

        Fulbright Memorial Fund  http://www.fulbrightmemorialfund.jp/

        Kamishibai: Traditional Japanese Story Cards   

        The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program 

 

Information on Asia for K-12 students and teachers

        National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) 

        Asia Education Foundation   (extensive curriculum ideas, teacher and student resources, online and downloadable teacher professional  learning programmes)

        Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE)

        From Silk to Oil   Downloadable textbook for teachers of high school world history, global studies, social studies, geography, literature and art.

        Expanding East Asian Studies    Teaching units, classroom activities, and resources for use in all subjects in the humanities and social sciences.

       Asian Art Calendar of Events 

 

 

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