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ELT Calendar for Kumamoto City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Kumamoto City.

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Groups Active In Kumamoto City

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

Past Events in Kumamoto City

Here are some of the past events in Kumamoto City.

SUTLF 2017: Active Learning in a Globalized World
Date: February 4th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Plenary speakers Todd Thorpe (Kindai University), Larry Laskowski (Kumamoto University). Call for presentations due Dec 25, 2016
Organization: Sojo International Learning Center at Sojo University
First line of description: The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) continues to push for the advancement of globalized educational opportunities for its students.

DIY NeuroELT: 7 Keys for Making your Textbook More Brain-Friendly
Date: July 9th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Marc Helgesen (Department of Intercultural Studies and the Department of Modern Business at Miyagi Gakuin Women's University, Sendai)
Organization: NanKyu JALT
First line of description: Whoever wrote your textbook was thinking about grammar and vocabulary, perhaps tasks and motivation - and was probably not focused on brain science.

POSTPONED: Academic Writing Workshop
Date: May 14th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Joe Tomei (Kumamoto Gakuen University), Dave Bollen (Sojo University), Rob Hirschel (Sojo University)
Organization: NanKyu JALT
First line of description: This event has been postponed.

Enjoy English: A daily 10 minute DVD programme for elementary schools in Tamana, Kumamoto
Date: February 13th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Claire Sezaki (Sunshine English School, Tamana)
Organization: NanKyu JALT
First line of description: Piloted in one school in 2014, the DVD was rolled out to all Elementary Schools in Tamana In April 2015.

Sojo University Teaching and Learning Forum
Date: January 30th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: TBA (Call for papers due Dec 18)
Organization: Sojo International Learning Center at Sojo University
First line of description: Second annual teaching and learning conference hosted by Sojo University & Nankyu JALT.

Introducing Hap Palmer to Japan: Learning Skills and Values through movement and music
Date: January 9th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Judy Yoneoka (Kumamoto Gakuen University)
Organization: NanKyu JALT
First line of description: Hap Palmer is a veteran children's musician who has produced countless videos, CDs and DVDs over his career.

July Pigate meeting: Student iPad Presentations for the Language Classroom: A basic introduction
Date: July 11th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Joseph Tomei (Kumamoto Gakuen University)
Organization: NanKyu JALT
First line of description: This meeting will feature the ins and outs of linking up Google drive with iPads for student presentations.

PIGATE meeting (cosponsored with NanKyu JALT)
Date: June 13th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Hiroshi Fukushima and Rick Lavin (Prefectural University of Kumamoto)
Organization: NanKyu JALT
First line of description: Hiroshi Fukushima will discuss his current research into shadowing as a technique to improve listening for Japanese learners of English.

Monthly PIGATE meeting
Date: May 9th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Mio Ehara (Kumamoto Kita HS), Tomomi Nishioka (Kikuchi Kita JHS), Hisao Kobori (Koshi JHS)
Organization: NanKyu JALT
First line of description: The monthly PIGATE meeting will feature three secondary teachers presenting on various topics.

April PIGATE meeting (co-sponsored with NanKyu JALT)
Date: April 11th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Nicole Gallagher (Kumamoto Prefectual Office) and Ms. Fumi Ogata (Kikuyo JHS)
Organization: NanKyu JALT
First line of description: Featuring two speakers, Nicole Gallagher (Kumamoto Board of Education) talking on Teacher beliefs on conducting classes in English, and Fumi Ogata (Kikuyo JHS) discussing possible classroom activities based on the speech of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ms.

Teaching English in English: Grammar, Vocabulary and Extensive Reading in an All-English Classroom
Date: February 14th (Saturday) 2015
Speaker: Rob Peacock (Oxford University Press)
Organization: NanKyu JALT
First line of description: This is a co-sponsored meeting with PIGATE.

Sojo University English Language Teaching and Learning Forum (Listening), Co-sponsored by NanKyu JALT
Date: February 2nd (Monday) 2015
Speaker: Featured speakers: Gabriela Schmidt (Tsukuba University, Ibaraki) and William Pellowe (Kinki University, Fukuoka Campus)
Organization: SILC, Sojo University
First line of description: As author and activist Jeanette Winterson once noted, "language begins with listening".

Professional Development through Collaborative Research: A Writing Fluency Project
Date: December 7th (Wednesday) 2011
Speaker: Greg Sholdt
Organization: Sojo International Learning Center at Sojo University
First line of description: Making the transition from teacher to teacher researcher can result in a range of classroom and career benefits; however, getting started in classroom-based research can be a bewildering endeavor when undertaken alone.

Focusing on Form in the Communicative Classroom
Date: October 12th (Wednesday) 2011
Speaker: Rod Ellis, University of Auckland
Organization: Sojo International Learning Center at Sojo University
First line of description: Current theories of second language acquisition emphasise the importance of learners' attending consciously to form.

The 15th International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (day 3 of 3))
Date: September 20th (Sunday) 2009
Speaker: Several speakers
Organization: International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies
First line of description: The 15th International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS) will be held September 18-20, 2009, at Kumamoto Gakuen University, in cooperation with the Japanese Association for Asian Englishes (JAFAE).

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