Students kept asking for the next folding step and wanted Miho to double check that they had done each fold the correct way. Other students remarked on how IEW helped them learn positive things about countries that are portrayed differently by the media. Another misconception that students had was that Russia is always cold. After the presentation students learned that Russia has four seasons, just like the United States. During another presentation on Germany, many students were surprised and impressed by the relative size of the country compared to the U.
After the presentations, students were also asked why they thought learning about international cultures was important, and many said it helps to create mutual understanding. International Education Week is a great way for students to understand how large the world really is beyond America.
Carlos Zamora, a 3 rd and 4 th grade teacher at P. Exposing [students] to other cultures will open their minds to try different things. This goes both ways, as some of our international participants had never been in an American school.
However, they had a big interest and bunch of questions about my presentation. Several questions they asked me were surprisingly impressive. I felt surprised and happy as there are many questions from the students. We would like to thank all of the J-1 international exchange participants and alumni who volunteered their time to present during International Education Week.
It is because of passionate people like all of them that we are able to create global understanding and continue to make an impact with all the work that we do. Cultural Vistas participates in International Education Week every year and encourages all its exchange visitors to get involved.
Interested in volunteering for IEW next year or want to learn about other ways to get involved in your community? Love seeing all the photos from International Education Week? Check out our Facebook Album to see more. Hear what some of our international exchange participants had to say about what international education means to them by reading our blog post.
December 2 Alyssa Rust. My favorite part of this article was when it explained that learning about cultural differences can create a better understanding. Personally, I believe it is important to stay informed on international issues in order to become more open-minded. If I ever started an international business, I would make sure I understand cultural and linguistic differences. Learn how our work empowers people to drive positive change in themselves, organizations, and society in our interactive annual report.
Learn More. Students raise their hands to volunteer for the Korean writing challenge at P. Edmund S. His proposals were accepted and the Ten-Year Project of the Development Commission started in for the ten-year term with the total budget of one thousand ryo unit of money. Learning from the experience during the Edo period of failing to overcome the harsh environment in Hokkaido, Kuroda focused on the United States, which had a similar natural environment and rich experience in development.
He asked Horace Capron, the U. Secretary of Agriculture, to assume the position of advisor for the Development Commission. Kuroda also invited William S. Clark, president of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, to be the Vice-Principal of Sapporo Agricultural College, which Kuroda established in , aiming to nurture human resources who can engage in development.
Shosuke Sato, Inazo Nitobe, Kanzo Uchimura and other personnel, who took leadership in Japan during the Meiji and Taisho eras , were among the first and second generation graduates. Sapporo Agricultural College Farm No. Clark, this farm was constructed in to provide a model of western-style dairy farming.
This architectural style was introduced to and accepted on farms throughout Hokkaido, and created the particular rural landscape of Hokkaido. Photo courtesy of the Hokkaido University Museum. Thus, Hokkaido development encouraged western-style agricultural methods at an early stage, following proposals by technical advisors from the U. During the first half of the Meiji era, the environment to implement the received advice was not sufficient, and western-style agricultural methods did not prevail as strongly as they had expected.
However, the distinctive Hokkaido landscape was derived from this western-style agricultural method during the early Meiji era; for instance, Edwin Dun, an agricultural advisor, constructed Niikappu Ranch as the foundation of horse breeding grounds. Former Mitobe family residence, designated an important cultural asset by the national government The farm house built by farm settlers in Date has been designated an important cultural asset by the national government.
It was built in the early s by incorporating the style of the Sendai area. It is one of the oldest houses of farm settlers remaining in Hokkaido, and was relocated to the garden of the Historical Museum of Date in Photo courtesy of Date City. Samurai warriors, who lost their Roku stipend due to the Meiji Restoration, took a central role in Hokkaido development in the early stage.
The Sendai clan suffered disgrace under the name of an enemy of the court because it took sides with the Shogunate during the chaos that occurred at the end of the Edo period. The clan strived to clear their name, and therefore proactively responded to governmental requests for Hokkaido development.
Other who immigrated from the Sendai clan to Hokkaido include Kuninao Date, a feudal lord of Iwadeyama, and his retainers who moved to Tobetsu current Tobetsu Town , Kuninori Katakura, a feudal lord of Shiroishi, and his retainers who moved to Teine and Shiroishi in Sapporo City, and Kunimitsu Ishikawa, a feudal lard of Kakuda, and his retainers who moved to Noboribetsu.
In addition to them, feudal retainers from the former Aizu clan immigrated to Hokkaido, because the Aizu clan had been abolished as a result of the Boshin War a civil war between Imperial and Shogunate forces. Some retainers confronted the head family by siding with the Imperial army. The Tondenhei system was founded in Only samurai families were initially able to become Tondenhei soldiers who developed and guarded Hokkaido. They engaged in land reclamation by obtaining farmland, houses and farm tools from the national government, while performing military exercises under strict rules as members of the armed forces.
Tondenhei from Kotoni and the Tonden areas actually made an expedition to the Seinan War the last civil war against the Meiji government to the Kyushu region in
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