K-12 Educator Resources

Ceas Logo, YellowIn accordance with the Wisconsin Idea, the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) runs and supports outreach programming to provide the K-12 community with information, resources and events that help to promote the study and teaching of East Asia. This page in particular has been loaded with materials and projects for use by educators, students, and families.

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Disseminating knowledge about East Asia to promote cultural literacy concerning East Asia in Wisconsin.

Resources for Teachers

Teachers looking for materials they can use to design lessons will find links and ideas here to develop engaging content.

Language Study Resources

Resources, materials, and links to support teachers and students studying East Asian languages.

Research Resources

This page has links to offer a starting point to students for research on the countries and cultures of East Asia.


Supporting the study of East Asia and its individual countries.

East Asia in the Upper Midwest

This annual conference is designed to provide professional development opportunities for social studies teachers across Wisconsin (and beyond) who are interested in integrating East Asia into their classrooms and exploring the connections between East Asia and the Upper Midwest.

East Asian Language Pedagogy Workshop

CEAS co-hosts a pedagogy workshop for K-16 instructors of East Asian languages in Wisconsin and beyond. Each year, a new, classroom applicable theme is chosen to engage educators through the workshop’s various breakout sessions, with a session geared towards Chinese, Japanese, or Korean.