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ELT Calendar for Maebashi City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Maebashi City.

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Groups Active In Maebashi City

Listed in decreasing order by the number of events on ELT Calendar by each group in Maebashi City. (The ELT Calendar database goes back to 2001.)

Past Events in Maebashi City

Here are some of the past events in Maebashi City.

Raising Bilingual Children
Date: June 10th (Sunday) 2018
Speaker: Mary Nobuoka
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Many people think that children raised by parents who speak two or more languages will naturally become bilingual or multilingual.

Presentations 2.0: Modern Presentation Skills for the Digital Age
Date: May 27th (Sunday) 2018
Speaker: Rab Paterson (Toyo University)
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: No matter where people work, in academia, business, or the media, there is a good chance they will be asked to give a presentation of some kind at some point in their career.

Drama-Based Activities in the Mixed-Ability Japanese EFL Classroom
Date: April 1st (Sunday) 2018
Speaker: Eucharia Donnery
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: In our roles as educators, how can we best engage and motivate our students and support them in their linguistic journeys? This workshop demonstrates how the use of drama-based activities in the mixed-ability Japanese EFL classroom can meet with learner needs.

Developing Student-led Small Group Discussion of Student-Selected and Developed Video Content
Date: February 18th (Sunday) 2018
Speaker: Kevin Ryan
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: In this workshop, we will look at developing student-led small group discussions of student-selected and developed video content.

Integrating Intercultural Communication in the University Language Classroom
Date: January 21st (Sunday) 2018
Speaker: Tomoko Yoshida
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Culture influences the way we think and behave; much of what we think of as "common sense" is governed by culture.

Developing a Writing Program in the High School and Junior High School Context
Date: November 12th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Stephen Howes
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: There is a growing demand for high school students to possess not only adequate skills in the receptive skills of reading and listening, but also the productive skills of speaking and writing.

Adapting Kagan structures for Japanese secondary school English classes. Part 1: The three-step interview
Date: October 15th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Lee Thomas and Kayvon Havaei-Ahary
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Most Japanese secondary schools have had difficulty implementing the communicative methods of English instruction endorsed by MEXT.

Getting into the Zone (of Proximal Literacy Development)
Date: July 16th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Anna Husson Isozaki
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Children learn to read fluently and enjoyably after many years of listening to stories read aloud to them by loving caregivers.

4th Annual MyShare Event
Date: May 14th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Share your ideas
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: MyShare (Gunma JALT hosting Saitama JALT).

Insights from NeuroELT for you and your Classroom
Date: April 23rd (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Steve Jugovic
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Many teaching certifications typically include various instructional approaches and methods but often exclude the students' important cognitive processes of how actual learning takes place.

Improving Pronunciation through an Applied Drama Project
Date: February 12th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Samuel Nfor
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Samuel Nfor will present results from a study which investigated Japanese students studying English who participated in an applied drama project emerged with improved pronunciation skills.

Exploring Motivation with Students
Date: January 22nd (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Richard Sampson (Gunma University)
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: This workshop will introduce participants to a more complex view of motivation that places agent individuals (students and teachers) and interactions (with others in the class group, with opportunities afforded, with ideas) at the centre of classroom motivational processes.

JALT Gunma / Gunma University Action Research Workshop
Date: October 23rd (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Anne Burns (University of New South Wales)
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Have you ever wanted to explore challenges in your teaching or work to further understand learners and their engagement with activities in your classroom? JALT Gunma and Gunma University are proud to co-sponsor an action research workshop with Professor Anne Burns from the University of New South Wales (Australia).

Using Facebook to Enhance Motivation
Date: October 9th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Christopher Philip Madden
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Workshop 1: Using Facebook to Enhance Motivation Workshop 2: Two Videos That Could Change the Way You Teach and Live: Back to Boot C.

Exploratory Practice
Date: July 24th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Alison Stewart
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Exploratory Practice, also known as "inclusive practitioner research" (Allwright & Hanks, 2009), is a set of principles for conducting research on learning with students.