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2004 California NCTA Study Tour of China

Nineteen California teachers spend three weeks exploring China's rich cultural legacy and its complicated present.

By Clayton Dube

Slide Show from the trip: www.asia.ucla.edu/slideshows

Participants

Greg Adler Santa Teresa High School
Susan Carle California Academy of Math and Science
Patricia Churchill Carson High School
Tricia Cotnoir Long Beach Unified School District (Resource Specialist)
Clayton Dube UCLA Asia Institute
Martha Infante Bethune Middle School
Alison Kaminsky Cubberley School
John Matich Gompers Middle School
Paul McDermott Venice High School
Edward Maestre Dewey Academy (Oakland USD)
Raymond Moser Dodson Gifted/High Ability Magnet School
Ann Robertson Hamilton Middle School
Ruben Rodriguez Oakland High School
Mary Scott Skyline High School
Andrea Shaffer Charles Drew Middle School
Debbie Silvera Sheehan Hillside Middle School
Karen van Putten Saratoga High School
Robin Wang Loyola Marymount University
Jeannie Washington Washington Preparatory High School
Jonathan Weil Loyola Marymount University
Shelly Weintraub Oakland Unified School District (Resource Specialist)
Maryann Wolfe Oakland Technical High School

Itinerary

Beijing

Beijing University
Summer Palace
Great Wall
Ming Tombs
Tiananmen Square
Forbidden City
Jingshan Park
Temple of Heaven
Acrobatics/Beijing Opera
Hutong Tour
Guest Lectures by Roger Ames, Zhang Xiucheng, Yu Xin
Family Visits

Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes
Dunhuang Museum
Crescent Moon Spring
Mingsha Dunes
Xi'an City Wall
Drum Tower
Guest Lecture by Pan Xin
No. 89 Middle School
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Shaanxi Museum
Nursing Home
Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Performance
Terracota Warriors (Qin Tomb)
Farmer's Home Visit
Kunming Horticulture Exposition
Flower and Bird Market
Xianggelila Tibetan Buddhist Temple
Yunnan Nationalities Dance Performance
Leaping Tiger Gorge
Lijiang Town Redevelopment Zone (revitalized "traditional center")
Baisha Village
Jade Dragon Mountain
Suzhou Tiger Hill
Hanshan Temple
Silk Embroidery Institute
Confucian Temple
Urban Preservation Zone
Shanghai "Chinese City"
Bund, Nanjing Road
Jade Buddha Temple

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