About Asia

Asia is divided into the subregions of East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia and is covered by current and recent National Resource Centers. Resources are available to bring the history, geography, literature, and other aspects of the diverse cultures of these areas of the world into the classroom. 

Lesson Plans

Completed lesson plans and modules. Search by subject, grade level, and more.

Resources for Teachers

Supplemental materials for context, such as recorded lectures, online resources, images, and more.

Resources for Students

Materials for students and in-classroom projects, such as films, books, games, and more.

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Upcoming Events

Interested in events and professional development opportunities on topics relating to Asia? Check out our calendar for upcoming Asia-specific events.

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