Welcome to the AFE-NCTA program page, with online courses, video presentations & book groups for K-12 educators.

First-time visitors must create an account at asiaforeducators.org. Full details on the AFE-NCTA Course Guide and current Study Tour Information

CURRENT PROGRAMS: On-line Reading Groups

  • On-line, asynchronous, and FREE
  • Postings on your own schedule
  • Earn professional development hours (PD Hours) & NCTA Study Tour Eligibility
  • Peruse our current programs below!

Such A Lovely Little War: Saigon 1961-63 and The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

Graphic Novel Series
Such A Lovely Little War: Saigon 1961-63 by Marcelino Truong and The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi Bui
December 26, 2017 - February 12, 2018
6 Sessions; 12 PD Hours
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The Good Earth

Graphic Novel Series
The Good Earth by Pearl Buck, Graphic Adaptation by Nick Bertozzi
January 31, 2018 - February 27, 2018
4 Session; 8 PD Hours
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Bronze and Sunflower

Freeman Book Award Series - China/Middle School
Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan, illustrated by Meilo So, translated by Helen Wang
February 1 - 22, 2018
3 Sessions; 6 PD Hours
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Barefoot Gen (Vol II)

Graphic Novel Series
Barefoot Gen (Vol II) by Keiji Nakazawa
February 28 - March 21, 2018
3 Sessions; 6 PD Hours
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The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

Freeman Book Award Series - China/High School
The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball by Dori Jones Yang
March 1 - 22, 2018
3 Sessions; 6 PD Hours
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Voices of East Asia: Korea

Resources for Teaching East Asia
Voices of East Asia: Korea edited by Margaret Childs and Nancy Hope
March 14 - April 11, 2018
3 Sessions; 6 PD Hours
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Chinese Literature: An Introduction

Resources for Teaching East Asia
Chinese Literature: An Introduction by Ihor Pidhainy
March 28 - May 2, 2018
6 Sessions; 12 PD Hours
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The Crane Girl and Chibi Samurai Wants a Pet

Freeman Book Award Series - Japan/Elementary School
The Crane Girl by Curtis Manley, illustrated by Lin Wang and Chibi Samurai Wants a Pet by Sanae Ishida
March 28 - April 24, 2018
4 Sessions; 8 PD Hours
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Pyongyang

Graphic Novel Series
Pyongyang by Guy Delisle
April 4 - 25, 2018
3 Sessions; 6 PD Hours
Registration Link