ELT Calendar for January 2013

January 5th (Saturday) 2013

Kanto Regional Meeting in Minakami, Gunma 2013: Caring and Creating Learning Opportunities for Every Student
Time: 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Cheiron McMahilli (Daito Bunka University), Saito Riichiro (Ota Flex High School, Gunma), Matsumoto Ryoichi (Futaba Junior High School, Fukushima / Kisai Junior High)
Organization: Shin-Eiken - New English Teachers' Association
Location: Minakami City, Gunma Prefecture

January 6th (Sunday) 2013

Kanto Regional Meeting in Minakami, Gunma 2013: Caring and Creating Learning Opportunities for Every Student (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Cheiron McMahilli (Daito Bunka University), Saito Riichiro (Ota Flex High School, Gunma), Matsumoto Ryoichi (Futaba Junior High School, Fukushima / Kisai Junior High)
Organization: Shin-Eiken - New English Teachers' Association
Location: Minakami City, Gunma Prefecture

January 9th (Wednesday) 2013

ELT Chat on Twitter
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Group discussion on Twitter
Organization: ELTChat
Location: Online, Online (Online Event)

January 12th (Saturday) 2013

TOEIC vocabulary teaching: applying CLIL
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Takashi Uemura
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 13th (Sunday) 2013

(iETC) 2-Day Certificate Course In Teaching English To Children
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil Executive Training Director (iETC)
Organization: Institute of English Teaching to Children
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Critical Media Literacy
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Anna Isozaki
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Captivate your students with CAPTUR
Time: 2:15 PM - 4:20 PM
Speaker: Paul Shimizu, Intercom Press
Organization: Matsuyama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture

Easy Web Tools for Teachers
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Ozge Karaoglu Ergen
Organization: Teaching Younger Learners Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online (Online Event)

January 14th (Monday) 2013

Today is Coming of Age Day (Seijin-no-hi)

ETJ Chiba January Workshop
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Various speakers, facilitated by Yuco Kikuchi
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

January 16th (Wednesday) 2013

ELT Chat on Twitter
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Group discussion on Twitter
Organization: ELTChat
Location: Online, Online (Online Event)

January 19th (Saturday) 2013

Enhancing Students' Motivation: Imagining an L2 Self
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Garold Murray (Okayama University)
Organization: Yokohama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

English Education Seminar, Kanda Gaigo University
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Speaker: John Fanselow (Columbia University Teachers College)
Organization: Kanda University of International Studies (Kanda Gaigo University)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Kobe JALT and LD SIG Joint Event: Get-Together and Chat about Autonomy
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Small group discussions
Organization: Learner Development Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture

Active Participation through Student Response Systems
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Bill Pellowe, Kinki University (Iizuka City, Fukuoka Prefecture)
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

January 20th (Sunday) 2013

TKT (University of Cambridge ESOL Teacher Knowledge Test) Module 1 Examination
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Matthew Reynolds (Center Exams Manager)
Organization: Cambridge ESOL Centre JP172 (English-Please!)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

(1) The voices of academic publishing; (2) Narrative inquiry in the classroom
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Theron Muller, University of Toyama
Organization: Nagoya Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

January ACET Meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Miki, Alexis, Yukiko, Nigel, Fukuoko, Yoriko
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Turning your Course into a Student-driven, Content-based Group Project
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Luc Loosveldt
Organization: Nagasaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Active Participation through Student Response Systems
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Bill Pellowe (Kinki University, Fukuoka)
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

TKT (University of Cambridge ESOL Teacher Knowledge Test) Module 2 Examination
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Matthew Reynolds (Center Exams Manager)
Organization: Cambridge ESOL Centre JP172 (English-Please!)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

TKT (University of Cambridge ESOL Teacher Knowledge Test) Module 3 Examination
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Matthew Reynolds (Center Exams Manager)
Organization: Cambridge ESOL Centre JP172 (English-Please!)
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Easy Web Tools for Teachers
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Ozge Karaoglu Ergen
Organization: Teaching Younger Learners Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online (Online Event)

January 23rd (Wednesday) 2013

ELT Chat on Twitter
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Group discussion on Twitter
Organization: ELTChat
Location: Online, Online (Online Event)

January 25th (Friday) 2013

The 33rd Thailand TESOL International Conference
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Thailand TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Location: Khon Kaen City, Khon Kaen Province (Thailand)

January 26th (Saturday) 2013

The 33rd Thailand TESOL International Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Thailand TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Location: Khon Kaen City, Khon Kaen Province (Thailand)

English Education Seminar
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Speaker: Kensaku Yoshida (Sophia University)
Organization: Kanda University of International Studies (Kanda Gaigo University)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Learning To Perform Narrative Tasks In The L2 Classroom: A longitudinal intact-group semester long study of task sequencing effects
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Craig Lambert (University of Kitakyushu)
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

January 27th (Sunday) 2013

TKT (University of Cambridge ESOL Teacher Knowledge Test) Module 2 Examination
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Matthew Reynolds (Center Exams Manager)
Organization: Cambridge ESOL Centre JP172 (English-Please!)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TKT (University of Cambridge ESOL Teacher Knowledge Test) Module 3 Examination
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Matthew Reynolds (Center Exams Manager)
Organization: Cambridge ESOL Centre JP172 (English-Please!)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Picture Books and Storytelling in Teaching All Age Groups
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Patricia Daly Oe
Organization: ETJ Saitama (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Talk it Through
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

TKT (University of Cambridge ESOL Teacher Knowledge Test) Module 1 Examination
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker: Matthew Reynolds (Centre Exams Manager)
Organization: Cambridge ESOL Centre JP172 (English-Please!)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Easy Web Tools for Teachers
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Ozge Karaoglu Ergen
Organization: Teaching Younger Learners Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online (Online Event)

January 29th (Tuesday) 2013

Lao TESOL 2013
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due December 31st, 2012
Organization: Lao TESOL
Location: Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture (Laos)

January 30th (Wednesday) 2013

Lao TESOL 2013 (day 2 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due Dec. 31
Organization: Lao TESOL
Location: Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture (Laos)

ELT Chat on Twitter
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Group discussion on Twitter
Organization: ELTChat
Location: Online, Online (Online Event)

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