ELT Calendar for February 2018

February 3rd (Saturday) 2018

The 20th Annual Temple University Japan Campus Applied Linguistics Colloquium
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for proposals due December 6th
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

SUTLF 2018: English Beyond the Classroom
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Satoko Kato (Kanda University of Foreign Languages), Randall W. Bollig (Family and Friends Project)
Organization: NanKyu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

February 4th (Sunday) 2018

TESOL Certificate Program: Storytelling for young learners
Time: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TESOL Certificate Program: Getting your students to speak out
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

The 20th Annual Temple University Japan Campus Applied Linguistics Colloquium (day 2 of 2)
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; call for proposals due December 6th
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Gaining Insight Into Your Classroom Through Reflective Practice
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Joan M. Kuroda
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

February 10th (Saturday) 2018

Qualitative and Narrative Approaches to Researching Language Teaching and Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Gary Barkhuizen (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

Design Thinking for Teachers
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Rab Paterson (Educational Technologist)
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Mitaka City, Tokyo Metropolis

Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research: Attractive Nuisance or Helpful Guide?
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Gregory Hadley
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; call for papers due December 8th, 2017
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 11th (Sunday) 2018

Today is National Foundation Day (Kenkoku-kinen-no-hi)

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Bob Peacock, Setsuko Toyama, Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina, and Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; call for papers due December 8th, 2017
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 17th (Saturday) 2018

Qualitative and Narrative Approaches to Researching Language Teaching and Learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Gary Barkhuizen (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 18th (Sunday) 2018

TESOL Certificate Program: Getting your students to speak out
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Storytelling for young learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Lori Ligon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Developing Student-led Small Group Discussion of Student-Selected and Developed Video Content
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Kevin Ryan
Organization: Gunma Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

ETJ Kansai Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Various
Organization: ETJ Kobe (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

February 24th (Saturday) 2018

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kaj Schwermer, Kevin Churchley, Rob Peacock, Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

February 25th (Sunday) 2018

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina, Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto, Kaj Schwermer, Kevin Churchley
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TESOL Certificate Program: Teaching games and songs effectively
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Activities for children’s classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Cheap ebook and audiobook ideas and activities for teachers