ELT Calendar for August 2012

August 5th (Sunday) 2012

PPR and The Whole Language Approach in the Creative Classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil, IETC Training Director
Organization: Mabuhay Classroom Teacher Workshop
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

August 6th (Monday) 2012

PROMS2012: Rasch Family: Theory, Method and Practice (day 1 of 4)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Rob Cavanagh (Curtin University), Trevor Bond (Cook University), Quan Zhang (University of Jiaxing), many more
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province (China)

August 7th (Tuesday) 2012

PROMS2012: Rasch Family: Theory, Method and Practice (day 2 of 4)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Rob Cavanagh (Curtin University), Trevor Bond (Cook University), Quan Zhang (University of Jiaxing), many more
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province (China)

August 8th (Wednesday) 2012

PROMS2012: Rasch Family: Theory, Method and Practice (day 3 of 4)
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Rob Cavanagh (Curtin University), Trevor Bond (Cook University), Quan Zhang (University of Jiaxing), many more
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province (China)

August 9th (Thursday) 2012

PROMS2012: Rasch Family: Theory, Method and Practice (day 4 of 4)
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Rob Cavanagh (Curtin University), Trevor Bond (Cook University), Quan Zhang (University of Jiaxing), many more
Organization: Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium
Location: Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province (China)

August 12th (Sunday) 2012

PPR and The Whole Language Approach in the Creative Classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil, IETC Training Director
Organization: Mabuhay Classroom Teacher Workshop
Location: Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture

August 14th (Tuesday) 2012

Today is Obon

2-Day Intensive Certificate Course In Teaching English To Children
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil, IETC Training Director
Organization: Institute of English Teaching to Children
Location: Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki Prefecture

August 18th (Saturday) 2012

The 23rd JALT-Gunma Summer Workshop at Kusatsu
Time: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: William Grabe (Regents' Professor of Applied Linguistics, NAU), Fredricka L. Stoller, Professor of English, NAU
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kusatsu City, Gunma Prefecture

2-Day Intensive Certificate Course in Teaching English to Children
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil, IETC Training Director
Organization: Institute of English Teaching to Children
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 19th (Sunday) 2012

SCBWI Tokyo Illustration Day
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: John Shelley, Naomi Kojima, Yoko Yoshizawa
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 24th (Friday) 2012

Helene Uchida is a Guest Lecturer at Oki Gakuen in Fukuoka
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Helene. J. Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 25th (Saturday) 2012

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour for Teachers 2012 (Takasaki, Gunma)
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Ishii Yoko (Yoko Kids' Club), Josh Kidd (JAK English School)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour for Teachers 2012 (Himeji, Hyogo)
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Eric Kane (ELF Learning), Peter Ferguson (Nada Junior and Senior High School)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

August 26th (Sunday) 2012

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour for Teachers 2012 (Wakayama)
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Eric Kane (ELF Learning), Peter Ferguson (Nada Junior and Senior High School)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture

TED Talks: Watch and Discuss
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Five Local Presenters
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

August 31st (Friday) 2012

JACET 2012: The 51st International Convention
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due February 10
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Nagakute City, Nara Prefecture

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