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ES-50263-08

China Institute in America, Inc. (New York, NY 10065-7006)
Nancy Jervis (Project Director: March 2008 to September 2008)
Kevin Lawrence (Project Director: September 2008 to October 2008)
Hsin-Mei Agnes Hsu (Project Director: October 2008 to June 2010)
Hsin-Mei Agnes Hsu (Project Director: October 2008 to June 2010)
From Chang'an to Xi'an: Ancient Capital to Modern Metropolis

A five-week summer institute in Xi'an, China, for twenty-five school teachers on China's formative history in the Wei River valley of southern Shaanxi Province.

From Chang'an to Xi'an: Ancient Capital to Modern Metropolis is a five week summer institute held in Xi'an China for teachers. This institute will provide participants a unique opportunity to understand the multi-layered history of one of the world's greatest urban areas. The program will be structured with background lectures and site explorations to help participants develop group curriculum projects that will aid in bringing this significant city into the classroom. The program's curriculum will focus on China's history from the unification of the country in 221 BCE to the fall of the Tang dynasty in 907 - time periods addressed by the National Standards for History which is the basis for curricula in many school districts across the country.

Project fields:
Asian Studies

Program:
Institutes for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$223,424 (approved)
$223,424 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2008 – 12/31/2009