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!

June 22nd (Saturday) 2019

2nd Annual JANET Conference: Nursing English Education for a New Age
Time: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due March 31
Organization: Japan Association for Nursing English Teaching
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

June 23rd (Sunday) 2019

Teaching Young Learners: English for Elementary School Education
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Wakana Chihara (Kori Nevers Gakuin Elementary School), Julie Rhodes (Kawai Town Board of Education), Masayuki Takanao (Nara Prefectural Tomigaoka High School)
Organization: Nara Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Nara City, Nara Prefecture

Teaching listening and communication
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Changes in the English Teaching Environment
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Jane Manalang
Organization: ETJ Okayama (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Cambridge Day Hokkaido
Time: 12:15 PM - 4:40 PM
Speaker: Various speakers
Organization: Cambridge University Press
Location: Sapporo City, Hokkaido Prefecture

How to Create a Successful ER Program in an Eikaiwa School
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Lesley Ito (LIXON Education)
Organization: LIXON Education
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Teaching writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

2nd Annual JANET Conference: Nursing English Education for a New Age (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Call for papers due March 31
Organization: Japan Association for Nursing English Teaching
Location: Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture

June 29th (Saturday) 2019

(1) Character Building Blocks for English Class; (2) Motivating Critical Thinking Through Graded Readers
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: (1) Kim Horne; (2) Heather Doiron
Organization: Gifu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture

June 30th (Sunday) 2019

Developing Communication Skills In Children Naturally, Through A Story-Based Approach
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe (Nuthouse Education)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

July 7th (Sunday) 2019

Teaching games and songs effectively (TESOL certificate workshop)
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Elementary & JHS Games, Teaching Writing to Young Learners and Medical Situational role-play
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Chinny Mbakwe, Andy Baysa and Michael Ciantar
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 14th (Sunday) 2019

Session A: Making Students Active Readers; Session B: Self-Assessment in the EFL Classroom
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Yoko Takano, Steve Charles, Jane Hislop
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

July 21st (Sunday) 2019

Teaching games and songs effectively (TESOL certificate workshop)
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Activities for children's classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

July 28th (Sunday) 2019

Making the Most of Photocopiable Resources
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
Speaker: Terry Yearley
Organization: ETJ East Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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

Activities for children's classes (TESOL certificate workshop)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

August 4th (Sunday) 2019

Bring Your Classroom to Life: Practical ideas for teaching young learners
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Mayumi Tabuchi, Julie Hwang, David White
Organization: National Geographic Learning (Cengage Learning)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 9th (Friday) 2019

The Extensive Reading 5th World Congress (ERWC5)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due 15 Feb. 2019
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

August 10th (Saturday) 2019

The Extensive Reading 5th World Congress (ERWC5 day 2 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due 15 Feb. 2019
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

August 11th (Sunday) 2019

Today is Mountain Day

The Extensive Reading 5th World Congress (ERWC5 day 3 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due 15 Feb. 2019
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

August 12th (Monday) 2019

Today is Mountain Day (observed)

The Extensive Reading 5th World Congress (ERWC5 day 4 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due 15 Feb. 2019
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

November 10th (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2019 in Osaka
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: TBC
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 17th (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2019 in Fukuoka
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: TBC
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

December 1st (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2019 in Tokyo
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: TBC
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

December 8th (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2019 in Nagoya
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: TBC
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture