ELT Calendar for August 2020

August 2nd (Sunday) 2020

TEMI Online Seminar: Teaching Methods for Jr. High and High School
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Jarmol Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 5th (Wednesday) 2020

Social Justice Book Club
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Facilitator: Betsy Lavolette
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 9th (Sunday) 2020

Making a Strong Application for Kaken Grants
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kazumi Kato (Tokai University)
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

Cambridge Speaking Examiner training A2:Key and B1:Preliminary
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jim George, Team Leader for Cambridge Assessment English
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

TEMI Online Seminar: Teaching Materials for Jr. High and High School
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Helene Jarmol Uchida
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 11th (Tuesday) 2020

MyShare: What have we learned from one semester of Emergency Response Teaching online?
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Kyushu-based teachers are invited to share a no-longer-than-three-minute short presentation
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 19th (Wednesday) 2020

Social Justice Book Club
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Facilitator: Betsy Lavolette
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 21st (Friday) 2020

Kimberly Klassen: Vocabulary in the L2 reading classroom: Theory and practice
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Kimberly Klassen (International Christian University)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 22nd (Saturday) 2020

Extensive Reading Summer Seminar
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Keynote speaker: Richard Day (University of Hawaii), plus 30 others
Organization: Extensive Reading Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 23rd (Sunday) 2020

Virtually Anywhere - Summer online seminar
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Andrew Tiffany (National Geographic Learning), Mari Nakamura (English Square), Will Laschet (National Geographic Learning), Carmella Lieske (Shimane University)
Organization: National Geographic Learning (Cengage Learning)
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

Emergency Remote Teaching: What have we learned?
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: Iwate-Aomori Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

Cambridge Speaking Examiner training A2:Key and B1:Preliminary
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Jim George, Team Leader for Cambridge Assessment English
Organization: Cambridge English Language Assessment - JP004 (Luna International)
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

August 24th (Monday) 2020

OTJ Summer Sessions (day 1 of 5)
Time: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Online Teaching Japan
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 25th (Tuesday) 2020

OTJ Summer Sessions (day 2 of 5)
Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Online Teaching Japan
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 26th (Wednesday) 2020

OTJ Summer Sessions (day 3 of 5)
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Online Teaching Japan
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 27th (Thursday) 2020

OTJ Summer Sessions (day 4 of 5)
Time: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Online Teaching Japan
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 28th (Friday) 2020

OTJ Summer Sessions (day 5 of 5)
Time: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Online Teaching Japan
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 29th (Saturday) 2020

Kyoto JALT: Member Spotlight
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Curtis Kelly, Amanda Gillis-Furutaka
Organization: Kyoto Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

Basics of Kakenhi Applications
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Naomi Miki
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

Adaptability in TESOL
Time: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: David Nunan (Anaheim University), Rod Ellis (Anaheim University), Brian Tomlinson (Anaheim University) and more
Organization: Anaheim University Graduate School of Education
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

August 30th (Sunday) 2020

Remote Teaching Tips for Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Nicky Sekino, Harumi Shige'eda, Yuco Kikuchi
Organization: ETJ East Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

How to create tasks for online contexts
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Jill Hadfield
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

Many Ways to Create a Classroom of Success for Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Kathleen Kampa (co-author of Magic Time, Everybody Up, Oxford Discover)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Online, Online Events (Online Event)

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