Harvard Graduate School of Education


Tomoko, a native of Tokyo, Japan, spent a year as a high-school exchange student in Bixby, Oklahoma, USA, before being graduated from Ochanomizu University Senior High School, one of the leading national high schools in Tokyo. She returned stateside to earn an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology at Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, World Language Education, from the top-ranked School of Education at the University of Wisconsin. After teaching as an Assistant Professor of Japanese at a liberal arts college for several years, Tomoko joined Tokyo Academics as Head of Online Vocabulary.