Educational Resources

The Society is dedicated to helping teachers find high quality resources to support their teaching about Japan and its culture. The JASP Education Coordinator keeps an updated list of internet resources as well as a list of organizations and companies which provide Japan-related materials. 

See below or call the JASP office at 412-856-8608 for resource materials.

For Teachers:

About Japan: A Teacher's Resource
Japan: Places, Images, Times & Transformations by the University of Pittsburgh Asian Studies Center
National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
American Association of Teachers of Japanese
East Asia Gateway for Linking Educators

For Students:

Web Japan
Kids Web Japan
JFLA Resources for Students

The Sound of (Japanese) Music Online Mini Course
Produced in partnership with the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia, Pittsburgh National Coordinating Site
Koto: Its Music and Musicians, Yesterday and Today by Dr. Anne Prescott, Director, Five College Center for East Asian Studies
The World in a Single Sound - the Shakuhachi, its History, and its Music [essay] by Devon Osamu Tipp, PhD Candidate in Music Theory/Composition, University of Pittsburgh
Strings Revolution: History and Music of Shamisen and Geisha by Dr. Yuko Eguchi Wright, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh
Taiko: Tradition as a Basis for Innovation by Dr. Benjamin Pachter, Executive Director, Japan-America Society of Central Ohio


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