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ELT Calendar for Niigata City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Niigata City.

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Groups Active In Niigata City

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

Past Events in Niigata City

Here are some of the past events in Niigata City.

One-Day Certificate Course in Teaching Children
Date: November 4th (Sunday) 2018
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
First line of description: A general introduction to child-centered learning.

I am more than a stereotype: Stories of Change and Hope
Date: October 28th (Sunday) 2018
Speaker: Parisa Mehran and Gerry Yokota
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: Parisa: This presentation is a journey to my activism and identity reconstruction as an Iranian English teacher/researcher in Japan by recounting my critical events--unexpected incidents that significantly influence an individual (Mertova & Webster, 2012)--and my personal narratives--stories which we tell ourselves and others about our personal lived experiences (Baker, 2006, 2014).

Developing Young Learners' Literacy Skills Through CLIL
Date: July 14th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Chiyuki Yanase
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: In this workshop, 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.

10th Annual NEAR Conference: Celebrating Changes and Innovation in Language Education
Date: June 9th (Saturday) 2018
Speaker: Makoto Ikeda (Sophia University); call for papers due Feb. 12
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: A unique, boutique style, one day language conference.

Theory in Second Language Educational Research
Date: October 29th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Julia Kimura
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: Note: Change of date Between the first and second submission of this event, the date has been changed from October 14 to October 29.

Using Facebook To Enhance Motivation
Date: July 9th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Chris Madden (Seikei University)
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: Workshop 1 - Using Facebook to enhance motivation Chris will show the ongoing results of his research project utilizing a "Secret" Facebook group where students upload numerous speaking videos.

9th Annual NEAR Conference Challenges and Opportunities in Education
Date: June 10th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: An excellent opportunity to share ideas with a diverse group of colleagues.

Examining pupils' images of English, before and after short storytelling sessions, in a Japanese primary school
Date: May 28th (Sunday) 2017
Speaker: Alison Nemoto (Native English Instructor at Board of Education Okuma Town)
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: Humans have been motivated and inspired by stories since the beginning of civilization itself and can be found in even the most primitive cultures.

Current trends and future developments in language education: Implications for the classroom
Date: April 8th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Howard Brown (Niigata university)
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: As busy teachers, it can be difficult to keep up with the rapidly changing field we work in.

Getting Students Researching
Date: January 28th (Saturday) 2017
Speaker: Andy Boon (Toyo Gakuen University)
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: Project work can be a powerful means of empowering students to take their learning beyond the borders of the classroom, to examine the world outside, to seek answers, and suggest change.

Art in the Language Classroom
Date: October 15th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Martin Sedaghat
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: This workshop will discuss three applications of art and how they can be utilized to encourage communication.

Three Questions
Date: July 9th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Susan Sullivan
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: This presentation outlines the successful application of using reading material and three student-generated questions to address issues such as mixed class levels, topical material, and lack of opinions or confidence.

8th Annual NEAR Language Education Conference
Date: June 11th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Call for papers due February 15, 2016
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: Join us in Niigata for the 8th annual NEAR Language Education Conference.

(1) Graded Readers: Teaching Reading and Writing to Low Level Students; (2) Interweaving Content and Language Teaching
Date: May 8th (Sunday) 2016
Speaker: (1) Asako Kajiura (Keiwa University); (2) Greg Goodmacher (Keiwa University)
Organization: ETJ Niigata
First line of description: A double presentation on reading and writing, as well as material selection for CBI classes.

Experience the Power of CLIL Lessons for Young Learners
Date: April 9th (Saturday) 2016
Speaker: Lesley Ito
Organization: Niigata JALT
First line of description: After an explanation on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) lessons and demonstrations of successful classroom-tested EFL CLIL lessons, this interactive workshop will invigorate you to use similar lessons in your own EFL program.