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Teaching Equitable Asian American Community History

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Introduction to Asian American Issues and History/Herstory

Module 1 provides an introduction to the Asian American population and the social construction of race in the United States. It also provides an overview of Asian American issues and history/herstory. In this module, you'll be asked to consider your personal and professional identity, your relationship with Asian American students, and your knowledge of (Asian) American history. You will be asked to construct essential questions, analyze existing curricular materials, and reflect on your learning. This module will take approximately 12 hours to complete. Each section, including the introduction, is worth 3 professional development points.