• Golden Mountain

    Participants will explore the history, art, language and culture of people of Chinese descent in the United States. Through hands-on activities, site visits and document-based discussions, teachers will be able to incorporate a range of new interdisciplinary resources to their classrooms. Friday evening’s workshop will give participants an opportunity to learn basic Chinese phrases, examine the historical the push/pull factors of Chinese immigration, and probe recent controversies surrounding stereotypes and identity. Discussion will continue Saturday at the exhibit Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion at the New York Historical Society and during a Chinatown field study led by educational outreach specialists from the Museum of Chinese in America.