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ELT Calendar for Morioka City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Morioka City.

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Groups Active In Morioka City

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

Past Events in Morioka City

Here are some of the past events in Morioka City.

Education as a Business: School Owner Simulator
Date: December 11th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Ryan Hagglund (MY English School)
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: Most teachers at some time have thought about running their own language school, or wondered what it would be like.

Sustainable Language-based Critical Thinking Instruction
Date: September 25th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: David Gann (Tokyo University of Science)
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: The presenter will report on the first in his multi-step course design for aiding students in the development of critical thinking competence and dialectical discourse.

Money 101: Personal Finance, Investing, and Retirement for Residents of Japan
Date: June 19th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Ben Shearon
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: Many teachers in Japan would like to get their finances in order, but aren't quite sure where to start.

Imbuing Student Heritage into the English as a Foreign Language Classroom: Projects from Japan and the United Arab Emirates
Date: April 24th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Patrick Dougherty (Akita International University)
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: The idea of using students' native culture in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) or English as a second language (ESL) classroom is not new.

Double Presentation: Discourse Marking: Function not Filler; Discourse marking in the L2 classroom
Date: February 28th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: John Campbell-Larsen (Kyoto Women's University)
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: Talk-in-interaction is more than just the exchange of propositional statements by participants.

Teaching English in Japan: Understanding Identity Development Through Teachers' Stories.
Date: January 31st (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Diane Nagatomo (Ochanomizu University)
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: This presentation for Iwate JALT will be divided into two parts.

Double Presentation: (1) Inspire or perspire? Getting students speaking; (2) Facebook Groups: Facilitating L2 Interaction Outside of the Classroom
Date: June 21st (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Andrew Boon (Toyo Gakuen University)
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: Sponsored by Cengage Learning.

Activating Extensive Reading
Date: April 26th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Thomas Bieri
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: Extensive reading has recently become a well-known technique for language study, and many programs and individual instructors have been incorporating it into their language teaching practice.

Using Popular Culture to Create Interesting English Classes
Date: February 22nd (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Jason Hill (Hachimantai City Board of Education)
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: Creating motivation in the English classroom is a challenging proposition in Japanese schools.

(1) Motivation: The Importance of Social Influences; (2) A Motivated Teacher Can Motivate Students, but What Motivates the Teacher?
Date: January 25th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Margarita Foster (Hachinohe Gakuin University)
Organization: Iwate JALT
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Developing Automaticity in Reading: A Study of University Students in Japan
Date: December 14th (Sunday) 2014
Speaker: Bryan Hahn (AIU)
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: Many Japanese students learning English do not develop language skills naturally.

Content-Based Instruction Workshop
Date: October 26th (Sunday) 2014
Speaker: Brent Jones
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: Content-focused language teaching approaches such as Content-Based Instruction (CBI) and Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) continue to gain both recognition and credibility.

Being Hired at National University Corporations
Date: September 28th (Sunday) 2014
Speaker: Martin E. Pauly
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: Hiring of faculty is carried out in different ways throughout Japan at national university corporations (formerly national universities).

Talk: Revisiting Mechanical Speaking Practices
Date: July 27th (Sunday) 2014
Speaker: Emiko Kaneko (University of Aizu)
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: In the English as a foreign language (EFL) context, learners only have limited exposure to naturally spoken English.

1) The M&M's of Teaching English to Young Learners; 2) Iwate JALT Annual General Meeting
Date: September 30th (Sunday) 2012
Speaker: 1) Kathleen Kampa; 2) Iwate JALT members
Organization: Iwate JALT
First line of description: Discover the power of music, movement, and multiple intelligences (MI) to create a dynamic learning environment for your students.

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