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WIS organizes museum education events themed terra-cotta warriors

On September 13, He Hong, Director of the Department of Social Education, Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum (EQMSM) and Ma Lingzhi, a narrator at EQMSM visited Washington International School (WIS), to organize two museum education events themed terra-cotta warriors for more than 50 students at the Confucius Classroom. David Markus, Upper School Principal of WIS; Jim Reese, Director of the Professional Development Collaborative; Carole Geneix, Director of Teaching and Learning and Stephanie Norby, Director of the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA) attended the event. This is the debut of the "Fine Historical Culture on Campus" campaign of EQMSM abroad.

The event was composed of a lecture, knowledge import and "I Am a Terra-Cotta Warrior Restorer".

In February 2017, EQMSM and SCLDA began their cooperation in online digital educational resources. Based on Smithsonian's digital network platform, according to the U.S. curriculum standards for art, history and social studies and the thinking training methods of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, China-US terra-cotta warrior Smithsonian digital education cooperation research will, through online education, find out how China's Qin culture is popularized by stage at US primary and secondary schools. WIS, the organizer of the event, is exactly a pilot school for online education.