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!

January 21st (Saturday) 2017

Okayama JALT January Meeting
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Stephen Hampshire; Tom Fast
Organization: Okayama Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

February 4th (Saturday) 2017

Double Feature: The Creative Collaboration behind Are You An Echo? The Lost Poetry Of Misuzu Kaneko; and SCBWI Showcase of New Works
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Jacobson, Michiko Tsuboi, Toshikado Hajiri, Michael Currinder, Suzanne Kamata, Keiko Kazsa, Leza Lowitz, Ginny Tapley Takemori, and Holly Thompson
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 0th (Sunday) 2017

Examining pupilsí images of English, before and after short storytelling sessions, in a Japanese primary school
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Alison Nemoto (Native English Instructor at Board of Education Okuma Town)
Organization: Niigata Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

August 4th (Friday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 5th (Saturday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 2 of 4)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 6th (Sunday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 3 of 4)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

August 7th (Monday) 2017

The Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 4 of 4)
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers due February 28th, 2017
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Cheap ebook and audiobook ideas and activities for teachers