ETJ Fukuoka:

Kyushu ELT Expo

Date: Sunday, December 5th, 2010 Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Speaker: Paul Nation, David Paul, Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto, Mike Guest, Greg Crawford and more

Description:
Bringing together all English teachers. There will be presentations and materials for college teachers, high school teachers. elementary school teachers, kindergarten teachers. In fact, the aim is to provide top-class presentations and material displays for every kind of English teacher. Read more about the Expo here. Also, you can save time on the day of the Expo if you preregister for the Expo. It is OK to attend the Expos without preregistering but it saves time on the day of the Expo both for yourself and for the volunteers taking care of registration.

SCHEDULE:

10:00-10:45

Keiko Willhite
Teaching adults: How to cut your preparation time by 75%

Riaz Donaldson
Red Rocket Readers: Launch into literacy

Cynthia Daugherty
Writing about the world around us: Hints from Sei Shonagon for Japanese learners of English

Kathleen Fukuhara
Creating and maintaining motivation in the EFL classroom

David Borgeson
Elementary school ALT roundtable discussion

Cameron Taylor
Circling with personalised questions and answers

11:15-12:00

Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto
Great activities and techniques for large and small classes

Paul Shimizu
Close your books

Tristan Scholze
The importance of writing for children

Trudie Heiman
An online interactive vocabulary learning

Ai Murphy (in Japanese)
Starter kit for English teachers

Cameron Taylor
Before you read

12:30-1:15

Laurie Thain
Choosing and using musical materials in the classroom

David Paul
Motivating teenagers and adults to communicate

Greg Crawford
Readers for 'Finding Out'!

Bill Pellowe
Engage

Nicholas Webb
Offshore investment options available to teachers in Kyushu

2:15-3:00

Darren Halliday
A personalized approach to English learning

Paul Nation
What are the ten most effective vocabulary activities?

Simon Goddard Weedon
Promoting reading fluency with elementary and junior high students

Helene Jarmol Uchida
Me, myself & I

Junichi Shibata (in Japanese))
Fun and effective English activities through the PDCA cycle

Christopher Chase
The GCE Project---Facilitating authentic intercultural communication online

3:30-4:15

Kevin Churchley
The Oxford Reading Tree: A powerful key to English education

David Paul
Personal construct psychology and its implications in the classroom

Robert Murphy
Get neuro-psyched! Improve memory and learning

Rumiko Kido
The goal driven class - We can do it with WE CAN!

Yukari Kitajima (in Japanese)
What kind of English activities really work at public elementary schools?

Mike Guest
Alternative evaluation: definitions, problems, and suggestions

4:45-5:30

Paul Nation
Developing fluency across the four skills

Michael Connely
Are you smarter than a preschool student?

Michael Phillips
Mistakes are OK!

David Borgeson
Phonics Is my mistress

Tristan Scholze
School owners' roundtable

Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan) (ETJ Fukuoka)

Cost: ETJ Members: 500 yen
Non-members: 1,000 yen

Venue: Seinan Gakuin University, Nishijin, Fukuoka City (map)

Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

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