ELT Calendar for March 2018

March 3rd (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: Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina, Kevin Churchley, Naoko Ashikawa
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Active Learning
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Nobue Inoue, Brian R. Southwick
Organization: Shinshu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

Teaching English to Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsue Allen-Tamai (Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

March 4th (Sunday) 2018

1) Seesaw: The Learning Journal; 2) Back to School Group Share
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: 1) Riza Banzon and John Ellis; 2) Wayne Jackson
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

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: Yuko Suzuki, Rob Peacock, Akinobu Shimura
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Your turn
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Speaking Activities - Getting your students to speak out more in class
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Nena Hosonaka, Chadi Dubois, Chineze (Chinny) Mbakwe
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TESOL Certificate Program: Your turn
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 10th (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: Rob Peacock, Daryl Haywood, Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

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: Setsuko Toyama, Kevin Churchley, Ritsuko Nakata, Naoko Ashikawa
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Cambridge Day on CLIL
Time: 10:10 AM - 2:45 PM
Speaker: Jane Catherine Delaney (CLIL Specialist), Chantal Hemmi (Sophia U), and more
Organization: Cambridge University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Strategies and Activities for Success in the New Teaching Year Presentation and My share
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Melody Elliott (Tokai University)
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

(1) Finding What It Takes: Eliciting Answers In University English Classes; (2) Creating Individual Feedback Printouts Using Spreadsheet Software
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Steve Paton; (2) William Pellowe
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Ways to Ensure Your Students Are Actively Engaged When Reading in Class
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Amanda Gillis-Furutaka (Kyoto Sangyo University)
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 11th (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: Daryl Haywood, Rob Peacock, Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina, Yuko Suzuki
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Teaching Young Learners
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 17th (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: Ritsuko Nakata, Kevin Churchley, Setsuko Toyama
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

Teaching English to Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsue Allen-Tamai (Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

CA (Conversation Analysis) Data Session
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Toshiaki Furukawa (Otsuma Womens University), Eric Hauser (University of Electro-Communications)
Organization: CAN (Conversation Analysis Network) Kanto
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 18th (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, Setsuko Toyama, Rob Peacock, Yuko Suzuki
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

ETJ Chiba March Workshop
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
Speaker: Nicky Sekino; Yuco Kikuchi
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TESOL Certificate Program: Your turn
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Kyoto JALT March Mini Conference
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Various speakers in concurrent sessions
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Your turn
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

March 25th (Sunday) 2018

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

TESOL Certificate Program: Being an effective teacher
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

My Share
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: JALT Sendai Members - submit a proposal!
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Okinawa Spring Language Teaching Symposium
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Hinako Takahashi
Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Onna, Okinawa Prefecture

Applying Research When Making a University-Wide Vocabulary Program: Doing What Works, Not What Is Easy
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Stuart McLean (Osaka Jogakuin)
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

March 26th (Monday) 2018

JALT Speech, Drama and Debate SIG Early Spring Conference and Retreat 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due March 12
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gero City, Gifu Prefecture

March 27th (Tuesday) 2018

JALT Speech, Drama and Debate SIG Early Spring Conference and Retreat 2018 (day 2 of 2)
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due March 12
Organization: Speech, Drama and Debate Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gero City, Gifu Prefecture