Pacific Circle Consortium As a founding member of the Pacific Circle Consortium (PCC), CRDG has had a long-standing commitment to education in and about the Asia-Pacific region. This year CRDG helped improve communication within the PCC and helped them gain an online presence with the development and hosting of a new PCC website. The Pacific […]
CRDG programs focus on our unique place in the world. Programs in social studies, humanities, the arts, and STEM reflect the cultural and environmental influences of Hawai‘i , Asia, and the Pacific. A particular emphasis is on providing access and support for Native Hawaiian learners.
The latest project in the Social Studies Section, begun in 2005, continues their ongoing work in the development of historically accurate and pedagogically sound instructional materials on Asia. The thematically based text for high school students focuses on Modern East Asia and, in particular, on the interrelationships among China (including Taiwan and Hong Kong), Japan, […]
Given Asia’s importance to the United States, economically, politically, and strategically, there is general agreement in America, at least in theory, that students “should learn about Asia.” World history texts frequently give short shrift to Asia, although Asian civilizations do receive more coverage in such textbooks than they did in the past. And while it […]