K-12 Activities

K-12 Activities

Elementary/Middle School:
With CWRU students:
Classes for after-school children (Roxboro Elementary School, Open Doors Program/St. Paul’s Church). Topics: Shadow puppetry, Japanese calligraphy, Kendo (Japanese martial art)
Instruction about Vietnamese culture, Spanish: Roxboro Elementary School

Film Showings:
Wrote Cleveland Cinematheque film guides for high school audiences
Curated showing of The Kid (Chaplin silent film) with live narration by actor (open to general public). Cleveland Cinematheque

High School:
Lake Erie Writing Ink, volunteer (http://lakeerieink.org/)
Asian Odysseys high school program (Japanese film), Cleveland Museum of Art
Orientation leader, American Field Service
Volunteer tutor, Japanese language, for high school Junior

Japanese music:
Knoxville TN middle school koto (zither) presentation
Cleveland, Organized community concert of visiting koto performers

Invited Speaker:
Humanities scholar, S. Carolina Japanese Culture festival (elementary-middle school)
Japan Society, New York, Teacher Training, Teacher Education Program