Japan on the Road
Teaching Elementary Students about Contemporary Japan
Welcome to Japan!
We’d like to introduce you to our neighbors across the Pacific! Designed by the Japan-America Society of Oregon, our school visitation program is called Japan on the Road : Teaching Elementary Students about Contemporary Japan. The program follows Aya, Miki and Sota, three Japanese elementary school students, throughout their day at home, in school, and playing with friends. By the end of the program, students will have gained a better understanding and appreciation of the similarities and differences that exist between Japanese and American cultures.
In a single, two and a half hour presentation, Japan on the Road explores geography, culture, society and contemporary life in Japan as children experience it. Our workshop may be utilized as part of a study of Japan or simply as a one-time in-depth look at another way of life in the world.
If you would like to volunteer for Japan on the Road, please download and complete the JOR Volunteer Application and send it to us. We’d love to introduce you to the team!