Traveling the Silk Road: Culture and Commerce in Medieval Asia

This full-day workshop takes teachers on a whirlwind tour of the diverse cultures, kingdoms, merchants, and monks who forged lasting connections between Asia and the rest of world over 1000 years ago. Drawing on cutting-edge research and diverse, multimedia teaching resources, the workshop equips teachers with the sources and perspectives necessary to immerse students in one of the most important early forms of cultural exchange, highlighting the important connections to our contemporary global world. Benefits to participants include: 6 hours of continuing education credit, $25 stipend, expansive online materials for teaching the silk road, priority registration for future NCTA programs.