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ERIC Number: ED447048
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 35
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Cooperation in Japan. Grades Kindergarten-Third. Elementary Literature Series, Part 1.
Mukai, Gary
The Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) represents a long-term effort by Stanford University to improve international and cross-cultural education in elementary and secondary schools. This volume of the elementary literature series focuses on the primary grades; utilizes primary source literature from Japan; features thematic and whole language approaches to literature; and presents fine children's literature and culturally authentic portraits. This volume explores the value of cooperation taught in the Japanese educational system, using the children's book "Oyoge Ooki na Koinobori" ("Fly, Big Carp Streamer"). The volume consists of three lessons, each listing educational objectives, materials needed, and suggestions for teaching ideas and activities. (BT)
Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education, Institute for International Studies, Encina Hall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-6055; Tel: 800-578-1114 (toll free); Fax: 650-723-6784; E-mail: (; Web site: (
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
Identifiers - Location: Japan