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ELT Calendar for Sendai City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Sendai City.

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Groups Active In Sendai City

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

Past Events in Sendai City

Here are some of the past events in Sendai City.

Developing "Global Citizens": Considering the role of language educators in developing 21st century skills
Date: July 23rd (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Richmond Stroupe (JALT President)
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: As we move through the 21st century, developing "global citizens" is increasingly becoming a focus at secondary, tertiary, and even primary, levels of educational systems.

Focus on Young Learners
Date: June 25th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Chiyuki Yanase (school owner and university lecturer), Sean Reid (Teikyo Daigaku Kani Shogako)
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: In her session, Chiyuki Yanase will discuss what Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is and why it can be an effective approach in EFL classes for young learners.

(1) Writing for Fluency or Accuracy Catch 22? (2) Negotiated syllabuses: Do you want to?
Date: May 28th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuen University)
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: 1.

Creating a Mindset for Active Learning
Date: April 30th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Adrian Leis, Ph.D
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: In recent years, the concept of Active Learning has been at the center of many discussions related to all fields of education, including language learning.

My Share
Date: March 26th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: JALT Sendai members - submit a proposal!
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: Our March meeting will feature short presentations from JALT Sendai members about classroom ideas and activities that work - young learners to adults.

Ways of Knowing: Developing epistemic responsibility in the classroom
Date: February 26th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Jim Smiley (Iwate National University)
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: Given that 2016 was the year of 'post-truth' and fake news, the need has never been greater to understand individuals' understanding of truth, methods of validating knowledge and their beliefs about the relationship between self, information and authority.

PUSH Your Lessons Beyond the Classroom
Date: January 29th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Todd Beuckens (Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University)
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: This one day training seminar will show participants how to take their lessons from the classroom to the virtual world with ease using various freeware online.

Highlights from the JALT2016 International Conference (followed by Bonenkai)
Date: December 17th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Local members
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: Local members attending the JALT International Conference in Nagoya will present summaries/reflections on the best presentations they attended at the conference.

Positive Psychology in Language Teaching: A mini-conference on happiness in our classrooms
Date: November 20th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Sarah Mercer (University of Gratz, Austria), Marc Helgesen (Miyagi Gakuin Women's University), Joseph Falout (Nihon University), Tim Murphey (Kanda University of International Studies)
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: What does Positive Psychology - "the scientific study of how human beings prosper and thrive" - imply about how we learn language? Sendai will play host to a mini-conference including leaders in the field.

The 2016 Tohoku ELT Expo (organized by ETJ Sendai and JALT Sendai)
Date: October 23rd (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: Teachers and presenters living and working in the Tohoku area
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: Part of a national series of Expos, the Tohoku ELT Expo is a one day mini-conference offering quality presentations and materials displays for language teachers in any context: college, jr.

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2015 - Sendai
Date: February 8th (Sunday) 2015
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama, Ben Shearon, Marco Brazil
Organization: OUP Kids' Club
First line of description: Practical and interactive workshops from well-known presenters to help you teach children more effectively.

The 2014 Tohoku ELT Expo (organized by ETJ Sendai and JALT Sendai)
Date: November 30th (Sunday) 2014
Speaker: Teachers and presenters living and working in the Tohoku area (proposals deadline extended to October 15th)
Organization: ETJ Sendai
First line of description: Part of a national series of Expos, the Tohoku ELT Expo is a one day mini-conference offering quality presentations and materials displays for language teachers in any context: college, jr.

Reassessing Grammar Assessment
Date: July 6th (Sunday) 2014
Speaker: Paul Kei Matsuda
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: In the field of second language writing, there has been much debate about the place of corrective feedback in writing instruction.

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2014 English Education (Sendai)
Date: February 16th (Sunday) 2014
Speaker: Kevin Churchley, Kathleen Kampa + Charles Vilina, Chantal Hemmi
Organization: OUP Kids' Club
First line of description: The Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2014 will be held in several cities throughout Japan.

Extensive Reading Forum
Date: January 26th (Sunday) 2014
Speaker: Ben Shearon and others
Organization: Sendai JALT
First line of description: Rescheduled: This event was originally scheduled for September 29th, 2013 but has been rescheduled to January 26th, 2014.

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