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!

November 17th (Saturday) 2018

Reading in the Classroom
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: ETJ Fukuoka Committee
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

November 18th (Sunday) 2018

Planning And Integrating Language Games
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Planning and integrating songs
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Youtube: Setting Up Your Channel, Branding and Community Building
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Nate Gildart
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 23rd (Friday) 2018

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

JALT2018: Technology in Teaching Workshops
Time: 1:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: Workshop leaders Rab Paterson, Parisa Mehran, Paul Daniels, Dawn K. Little, and more
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: 9:00 AM - 7:25 PM
Speaker: Plenaries by Diane Larsen-Freeman, Momoko Nakamura, Lindsay Clandfield, Judith B. O'Loughlin; many other workshops and presentations
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 25th (Sunday) 2018

Context-based teaching for very young learners
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Story-Based Teaching For Very Young Learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Scott Crowe
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

JALT2018: Diversity and Inclusion (day 2 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:25 PM
Speaker: Plenaries by Diane Larsen-Freeman, Momoko Nakamura, Lindsay Clandfield, Judith B. O'Loughlin; many other workshops and presentations
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 3 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:10 PM
Speaker: Plenaries by Diane Larsen-Freeman, Momoko Nakamura, Lindsay Clandfield, Judith B. O'Loughlin; many other workshops and presentations
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

December 2nd (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Nagoya
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Deborah Grow (English Garden), Eric Kane (ELF Learning), Hans Janssen (Thinking World), and more
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

ETJ Chiba Workshop: Speaking Exercises for a Variety of Ages and Levels
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Terry Yearley (Saitama University)
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

2018 Kyushu ELT Expo
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Speaker: Various Speakers; call for presenters due Nov 12
Organization: ETJ Fukuoka (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

December 9th (Sunday) 2018

Tohoku ELT Expo
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Many speakers
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

January 27th (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Tokyo Kids Workshop Winter 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 3rd (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Osaka Kids Workshop Spring 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

February 23rd (Saturday) 2019

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 1 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; call for papers due December 21st, 2018
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 24th (Sunday) 2019

The Tokyo ELT Expo and Book Fair in Association with JALT (day 2 of 2)
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Speaker: Prominent authors, trainers, and local teachers; call for papers due December 21st, 2018
Organization: ETJ Tokyo (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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)