Teacher Testimonials

Here’s what Oregon teachers have to say about Japan on the Road:

“You inspired my students to think beyond their community. That’s priceless.” -Baker City

Your volunteers have an amazing ability to engage all students, even the most challenging students. It is a treat as a teacher to see all students engaged at such a high level.” -Aloha

What a wonderful way to introduce another culture!” -Portland

I am so impressed with your program! It appealed to all ages of students and the adults that were here. I also heard from many parents about how excited their students were when they got home – lots of sharing! We had the best time.” -Keating Valley

The program was designed for optimum student involvement, and our students in all grades, first through eighth grade, greatly enjoyed learning about the Japanese culture. This event was one of the highlights of our school year.” -Seneca

My students were riveted to the presentation! I marveled at the engagement of the students. The combination of unique material coupled with the authenticity of the presenters made the information irresistible to the learners. That is priceless in the learning environment!” -Gold Beach

Your volunteers do an excellent job completely captivating the classes and our students come away from your time with us with a much better idea of the life of a child in Japan.” -Scappoose

It is so important to encourage respect and understanding of the differences between people. As always, your team did an excellent job, coming fully prepared to present a treat for the senses, visual, auditory, and hands-on activities that are age-appropriate.” -Troutdale

The amount of information they shared with my class and the excitement they passed on to students is immeasurable. This was an experience I could never have duplicated on my own.” -Carlton

It is our best field trip and we don’t even have to get on a bus.” –Dundee

The kids couldn’t stop talking about your visit. They learned SO much.” –Beaverton