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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.

Tech it from us!
Date: June 9th (Sunday) 2019
Speaker: Kayvon Havaei-Ahary and Jason Demsteader
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Description: You don't need tech in the classroom.

Managing Special Needs Students in the EFL Classroom
Date: May 19th (Sunday) 2019
Speaker: Jennifer Yphantides (Soka University)
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: Although it appears as if there has been an increase in students with mental disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHS) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the higher numbers are in fact due to more recognition and better diagnostic tools (Rogers & Dawson, 2010; Silberman, 2015).

Navigating the Discussion of "Challenging" Topics in High School and University English Classes
Date: January 27th (Sunday) 2019
Speaker: Marian Hara
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: The Education Ministry has announced that communication, thinking and discussion skills must be developed to help produce Japanese citizens who are able to hold their own in our globalized world.

Classes for Low Level Learners: Management Techniques and Classroom Methods
Date: November 11th (Sunday) 2018
Speaker: Asako Kajiura (Niigata University of Rehabilitation)
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: The presenter will introduce class management techniques and teaching methods for extremely low-performing college students.

Simple Activities to Engage Students
Date: August 5th (Sunday) 2018
Speaker: Aleda Krause
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: The best classes are almost always the simplest ones.

How To Enhance Intercultural Competence In Japanese Primary School English Classes
Date: July 8th (Sunday) 2018
Speaker: Natsue Nakayama (Bunkyo University)
Organization: Gunma JALT
First line of description: In a rapidly globalizing world, one of the important roles of foreign language education is to enhance students' ability to "to communicate effectively in cross-cultural situations and to relate appropriately in a variety of cultural contexts" (Intercultural competence [IC]: Bennett and Bennett, 2004).

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).

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