The “Ties That Bind” project - https://www.historypin.org/en/FCCEAS-TiesThatBind- is a teacher-researched project documenting connections between East Asia and the U.S. These ties began with whalers and traders in the colonial era and continue until today. In this workshop, learn from classroom teachers about early ties in the greater Boston area and more contemporary ties beyond before moving on to explore some Minnesota ties. Learn how to research your own topics to enhance your curriculum, and how to add your discoveries to the project. The workshop will also include an introduction to the resources at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Dr. Anne Prescott of the Five College Center for East Asian Studies and NCTA Director, will lead this workshop.