ELT Calendar for March 2009

March 1st (Sunday) 2009

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

Teaching Workshop Series 2009: The Teacher's Tool Kit (Niigata)
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Miki Sakai, Kevin Churchley, Setsuko Toyama
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Shinshu JALT Workshop: Tips for Teaching Children
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Akiko Seino and Aleda Krause
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

March 8th (Sunday) 2009

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

Teaching Workshop Series 2009: The Teacher's Tool Kit (Tokyo)
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama, Masumi Koguchi, Ritsuko Nakata, Kaj Schwermer
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Computers and Technology for Your Classroom, for Your School
Time: 10:10 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Martin Stack and Chuck Kayser
Organization: ETJ Kyoto (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

ACET March Meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: MC: Yukari; Songs: Emi; Activities: Yoriko, Miki and other volunteers
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

1) On defining 'good' language learners; 2) University listening classes: less product, more process
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: Joe Siegel
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

March 14th (Saturday) 2009

Intercultural team teaching: The good, the bad, and the beautiful!
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Sean Mehmet
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture

Intercultural Team Teaching: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful!
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Sean Mehmet
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture

Japanese Culture Presentations
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: David Pite
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 15th (Sunday) 2009

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

Teaching Workshop Series 2009 : The Teacher's Tool Kit (Sapporo)
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama, Kevin Churchley, Ritsuko Nakata
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

Action Research Project- chapter one finished
Time: 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

March 22nd (Sunday) 2009

NPO TEMI Seminar in Nagoya
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Jarmol Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Obu City, Aichi Prefecture

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

Breaking Down the 'Eigo Note'
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Harry Carley
Organization: ETJ Ehime (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Legitimate participation in academic publishing - from the periphery to the core
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Theron Muller, Noah Learning Center
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture

March 26th (Thursday) 2009

ABCs of Teaching Children
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Facilitated by Yuco Kikuchi
Organization: English Teaching Workshop
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 28th (Saturday) 2009

A screening of 'Sour Strawberries', a documentary
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Arudou Debito
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

March 29th (Sunday) 2009

Using Portfolio Assessment in the ESL Classroom
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Steve Quasha
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

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