ELT Calendar for April 2009

April 12th (Sunday) 2009

Classroom Management
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Howard Barr, Yuco Kikuchi and Shoko Sato
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

ACET Special Workshop with Devon from Super Simple Songs
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Speaker: Devon Thagard from Super Simple Songs and Emi Uchino from Dicekey
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Doable Debate in the Japanese Classroom
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Harry Harris
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

April 17th (Friday) 2009

Spring Workshop Series Session One: Transition Songs: Managing Your Class Through Music
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Devon Thagard, Troy McDonald, and Tanja Yoder of Super Simple Learning. Facilitated by Yuco Kikuchi
Organization: Kids English Education Project
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

'Terrific, I 'm Going to Be Eaten By Sharks.' Telling Funny Stories in Words and Pictures
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Jon Agee
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 18th (Saturday) 2009

Pedagogical applications of digital video clips
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: David Ockert
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

English language as the 'lingua franca' in the Nagasaki Foreign Settlement, 1859-1941
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Brian Burke-Gaffney
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

April 19th (Sunday) 2009

One-day Certificate Course in Teaching Children (Sapporo)
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Three Informative and Inspiring Presentations for Teachers of EFL
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Allen Lindskoog, Phil Brown, Robert Moreau, Terry Yearley
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Little Prep and Lots of Fun Activities
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Conrad Matsumoto
Organization: ETJ Saitama (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Cambridge ESOL Oral Examiner Training - K.E.T. and P.E.T.
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Jim George
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 24th (Friday) 2009

TESOL Action Research Mini-conference 3: More Astonishing Research
Time: 5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Andrea Little, Terry Fieldsend, Sarah Haas, Andy Boon, and Alastair Graham-Marr
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

April 25th (Saturday) 2009

Input and Output: Toward Integration
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. John Fanselow and others
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Motivating Non-English majors in English Classes
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Paul Moritoshi, Himeji Dokkyo University
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

April 26th (Sunday) 2009

Two Presentations for Elementary and JHS Students
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Mitoshi Izumi, Edward Shier
Organization: ETJ Hiroshima (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

Developing Discussion Tasks for EFL Classrooms
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Gregory Strong
Organization: Shizuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Workshop on D.R.E.A.M Management in the ELT Context
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: John Honisz-Greens
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

The Games Teachers Play
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Heather Fukase
Organization: ETJ Nagano (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

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