ELT Calendar for March 2014

March 1st (Saturday) 2014

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2014 English Education (Saitama)
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:20 PM
Speaker: Renee Sawazaki, Kevin Churchley and Patrick Jackson
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

New Year Curriculum My Share
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: (1) Bill Pellowe; (2) Steve Paton; (3) Kate Parkinson; (4) Robert Cochrane
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Creating Authentic Materials for the Language Classroom
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Robert Chartrand (Kurume University) and Arthur Meerman (Kurume University)
Organization: Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

March 2nd (Sunday) 2014

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2014 English Education (Shibuya, Tokyo)
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Patrick Jackson, Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto, Kathleen Kampa + Charles Vilina and Kevin Churchley
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 8th (Saturday) 2014

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2014 English Education (Yokohama)
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Patrick Jackson, Ritsuko Nakata, Kathleen Kampa + Charles Vilina and Setsuko Toyama
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Science Challenge - A novel language-learning project at Kochi National College of Technology
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Michael Sharpe (Kochi National College of Technology)
Organization: JACET English for Specific Purposes SIG (Japan Association of College English Teachers) Kanto
Location: Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Task-Supported Language Teaching: Factors for communication and grammar use
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Colin Thompson
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 9th (Sunday) 2014

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2014 English Education (Nagoya)
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Patrick Jackson, Kaj Schwermer, Kathleen Kampa + Charles Vilina and Junko Nakatsuka
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

March 15th (Saturday) 2014

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2014 English Education (Tsukuba)
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:20 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil, Kathleen Kampa and Patrick Jackson
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

March 16th (Sunday) 2014

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2014 English Education (Sapporo)
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:20 PM
Speaker: Kaj Schwermer, Setsuko Toyama, Yuko Suzuki
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

ETJ Tokyo Workshop
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Tyson Batino, Terry Yearley
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

How to Teach JHS Students; Materials and effective language learning activities
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Facilitator: Yuco Kikuchi
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture

The Five Senses Workshop: An Experiential, Learner-Led Event
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Matt Shannon and Brad Semans
Organization: Saitama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

March 22nd (Saturday) 2014

Practical and Unique Ideas for Student Engagement and Classroom Management.
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Howard Higa (Chubu Gakuin University)
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

March 29th (Saturday) 2014

The 6th International Symposium on Digital Technologies in Foreign Language Learning
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: James Paul Gee (The Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies at Arizona State University)
Organization: Graduate School of Language Education and Information Science (LEIS) at Ritsumeikan University
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 30th (Sunday) 2014

(1) Preparing for the TOEIC Exam; (2) 1+1=3: Strategies for Better Team-Teaching
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Kazumi Takagi; (2) Steven Charles
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

My Share: Back to school edition
Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

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