Teacher Review For Asian Art Museum

More than Art, Multimedia makes large and small countries come to life

Cathy L.
Teacher educator
Le Moyne College, Syracuse NY
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My Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 4
Pedagogy 5
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Homework
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
There is more application to middle school and high school social studies units, but I have used this with intermediate teacher also (less with primary grades). We have used videos and maps to discuss how discoveries from Asia influenced math and science. There is so much that students can be overwhelmed but with clear directions for specific links it is easily managed.
My Take
So many times teachers focus on China and Japan because there are fewer resources for other countries. This website has lots of different ways to examine similarities and differences across the other countries that ensure that students see the many faces of Asian diversity. History, geography, art, culture - it's all here to be used in project-based learning, research and any type of activity or lesson.