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ELT Calendar for Hiroshima Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Hiroshima Prefecture.

February 4th (Sunday) 2018

Gaining Insight Into Your Classroom Through Reflective Practice
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Joan M. Kuroda
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: International Conference Center Hiroshima (map)
City: Hiroshima City
Brief description: This presentation will introduce reflective practice, the reflective cycle and how making connections between past and present experiences can engage teachers in a meaning-making process that moves them towards an understanding of their teaching practices that informs their future experiences.

March 25th (Sunday) 2018

Applying Research When Making a University-Wide Vocabulary Program: Doing What Works, Not What Is Easy
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Stuart McLean (Osaka Jogakuin)
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: International Conference Center Hiroshima (map)
City: Hiroshima City
Brief description: This presentation will briefly introduce empirical research findings which all too often fail to influence university vocabulary program design.

April 15th (Sunday) 2018

The Benefits Of Shared Reading As Perceived By Japanese Parents, Pre-service, And In-service Educators
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Aaron Sponseller, Yasuko Iwasaka, Brett Walter, Mitsuko Kashiba, and Seiji Fukazawa
Organization: Hiroshima Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: TBA
City: Hiroshima City
Brief description: While parents and educators seem to universally agree that reading with children is beneficial, the specific benefits perceived may differ.

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