Woodblock print with Edo-period travelers

Walking the Tōkaidō: A Multi-Disciplinary Experience in History and Culture

Winner of the 2022 Association for Asian Studies Buchanan Prize for curriculum materials.
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Walking the Tōkaidō Seminar, Summer 2024 for K-12 in-service educators, specialists and administrators (includes books, access to supplementary materials, completion stipend).

Using the My Virtual Mission platform, participants will walk 318.9 miles (both virtually and the distance in reality) from Edo (Tokyo) to Kyoto, stopping at ten required (and seven optional) milestones to complete readings, view webinars/videos, and respond to discussion prompts. This seminar is appropriate for those who are new to learning about Japan as well as those with previous knowledge and experience.

Registration is currently closed for this summer.