NanKyu JALT:

DIY NeuroELT: 7 Keys for Making your Textbook More Brain-Friendly

Date: Saturday, July 9th, 2016 Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker: Marc Helgesen (Department of Intercultural Studies and the Department of Modern Business at Miyagi Gakuin Women's University, Sendai)

Description:
Whoever wrote your textbook was thinking about grammar and vocabulary, perhaps tasks and motivation - and was probably not focused on brain science. But the brain is where learning occurs. This session will introduce 7 quick and easy ways to make your textbook (yes, even the Monkasho-approved books) more appropriate for brain-compatible learning. We'll look specifically look at modifying textbooks tasks to make them better.

Organization: NanKyu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (NanKyu JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1,000 yen (500 yen for students)

Venue: Kumamoto Gakuen University, Kumamoto City (map)

Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan

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