Teaching Children and Young Learners

If you teach English to children or young learners (elementary school, junior high school, or high school), the events listed here are especially for you!

February 25th (Sunday) 2018

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina, Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto, Kaj Schwermer, Kevin Churchley
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TESOL Certificate Program: Teaching games and songs effectively
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Activities for children’s classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

March 3rd (Saturday) 2018

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina, Kevin Churchley, Naoko Ashikawa
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Teaching English to Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsue Allen-Tamai (Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

March 4th (Sunday) 2018

1) Seesaw: The Learning Journal; 2) Back to School Group Share
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: 1) Riza Banzon and John Ellis; 2) Wayne Jackson
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Yuko Suzuki, Rob Peacock, Akinobu Shimura
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Your turn
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Speaking Activities - Getting your students to speak out more in class
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Nena Hosonaka, Chadi Dubois, Chineze (Chinny) Mbakwe
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TESOL Certificate Program: Your turn
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 10th (Saturday) 2018

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Rob Peacock, Daryl Haywood, Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Setsuko Toyama, Kevin Churchley, Ritsuko Nakata, Naoko Ashikawa
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Cambridge Day on CLIL
Time: 10:10 AM - 2:45 PM
Speaker: Jane Catherine Delaney (CLIL Specialist), Chantal Hemmi (Sophia U), and more
Organization: Cambridge University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 11th (Sunday) 2018

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Daryl Haywood, Rob Peacock, Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina, Yuko Suzuki
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Teaching Young Learners
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

March 17th (Saturday) 2018

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata, Kevin Churchley, Setsuko Toyama
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture

Teaching English to Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsue Allen-Tamai (Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

March 18th (Sunday) 2018

Oxford Teaching Workshop Series 2018 - Motivate, Encourage and Empower: Smart approaches to help students grow as learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kathleen Kampa and Charles Vilina, Setsuko Toyama, Rob Peacock, Yuko Suzuki
Organization: Oxford University Press Kids' Club
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

ETJ Chiba March Workshop
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
Speaker: Nicky Sekino; Yuco Kikuchi
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

TESOL Certificate Program: Your turn
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Your turn
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

March 25th (Sunday) 2018

TESOL Certificate Program: Lesson planning
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

TESOL Certificate Program: Being an effective teacher
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

April 14th (Saturday) 2018

The Joy of Stories: Extensive Reading and Story Telling Young Learners Presentations (Ages 5 to 18) and Pizza Party
Time: 2:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Speaker: Chiyuki Yanase and Patricia Daly Oe (Sponsored by Macmillan Education Japan)
Organization: West Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Hino City, Tokyo Metropolis

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
Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

October 14th (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Fukuoka
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

October 21st (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Tokyo
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 11th (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Osaka
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 18th (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Nagoya
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 23rd (Friday) 2018

Today is Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinrou-kansha-no-hi)

JALT2018: Technology in Teaching Workshops
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Rebecca Oxford with others to be confirmed. Call for papers due Feb 12
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 24th (Saturday) 2018

JALT2018: 44th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, and Educational Materials Exhibition (day 1 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Rebecca Oxford with others to be confirmed. Call for papers due Feb 12
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 25th (Sunday) 2018

JALT2018: Diversity and Inclusion (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Rebecca Oxford with others to be confirmed. Call for papers due Feb 12
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 26th (Monday) 2018

JALT2018: Diversity and Inclusion (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Rebecca Oxford with others to be confirmed. Call for papers due Feb 12
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

August 9th (Friday) 2019

The 5th World Congress on Extensive Reading
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers TBA
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

August 10th (Saturday) 2019

The 5th World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 2 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers TBA
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

August 11th (Sunday) 2019

The 5th World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 3 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers TBA
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

August 12th (Monday) 2019

The 5th World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 4 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers TBA
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

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