Sendai Chapter

Writing for Fluency or Accuracy—A Catch 22? || Negotiated syllabuses: Do you want to?

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 28 May 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Andy Boon

1] Writing for Fluency or Accuracy—A Catch 22?

Location: 
Sendai War Memorial Hall (仙台戦災復興記念館) 4F Meeting Room 3
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Creating a Mindset for Active Learning

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 30 April 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Adrian Leis, Ph.D

In recent years, the concept of Active Learning has been at the center of many discussions related to all fields of education, including language learning. However, it is difficult to find a clear definition of what it really means. In this presentation, I will discuss the idea of Active Learning and how it could be used in the language classroom.

Location: 
Sendai Shimin Support Center Seminar Hall
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

My Share

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 26 March 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
TBD

Sendai JALT members share their experience and research. Our March meeting will be a "My Share" event, featuring short presentations from JALT Sendai members about "Classroom ideas and activities that work - young learners to adults." We want to hear from you!

Location: 
Sendai Shimin Katsudo Support Center (Room 5)
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Ways of knowing: Developing epistemic responsibility in the classroom

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 26 February 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Jim Smiley

Given that 2016 was the year of ‘post-truth’ and fake news, the need has never been greater to understand individuals’ understanding of truth, methods of validating knowledge and their beliefs about the relationship between self, information and authority.

Location: 
Joho-Sangyo Plaza (6F in AER building) Seminar room (2) B
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Monthly meeting - PUSH Your Lessons Beyond the Classroom

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 29 January 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Todd Beuckens

This seminar will show participants how to take their lessons from the classroom to the virtual world with ease using various freeware online. The seminar will work through five easy-to-do projects to:
1) make an online whiteboard students can access for review and support of lessons, and for autonomous learning
2) make digital content in various media forms for offline consumption

Location: 
Miyagi University of Education (MUE), Room 230
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Highlights from the JALT2016 International Conference

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 17 December 2016 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Local Members

Local members attending the JALT International Conference in Nagoya will present summaries/reflections on the best presentations they attended at the conference. This is a great chance to learn about new research, pick up on innovations in ELT and hear about other highlights of this excellent conference. We'll also do a bit of brain storming on future programs for JALT Sendai.

Location: 
Sendai War Memorial
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen 500 yen for students
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

JALT Sendai Bonenkai

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 17 December 2016 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Speaker: 
Informal conversations among members

Please join us for this social highlight of the year. Spouses, friends, and colleagues are all welcome to come and enjoy an evening filled with fun and frolic. Space is limited, and reservation deadline is Sunday, December 4.

Location: 
Namaskar Indian Restaurant (2-2-11 Ichibancho, Aoba-ku, Sendai)
Fee for JALT members: 
4,000 yen (includes drinks and food)
Fee for one-day members: 
4,000 yen (includes drinks and food)

Positive Psychology in Language Teaching

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 20 November 2016 - 10:00am - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
Sarah Mercer (JALT2016 Featured Speaker and co-editor of Positive Psychology in SLA [2016, Multilingual Matters] )
Speaker: 
Marc Helgesen
Speaker: 
Tim Murphey
Speaker: 
Joe Falout

What does Positive Psychology - "the scientific study of how human beings prosper and thrive" - imply about how we learn language? Sendai will play host to a mini-conference including leaders in the field. This is a rare opportunity, so save the date!

Speakers and topics will include:

Sarah Mercer, University of Gratz, Austria - JALT2016 Featured speaker

Location: 
Asahigaoka Shimin Center (Above Asashigaoka Station on the Nanboku Subway
Fee for JALT members: 
free
Fee for one-day members: 
free
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Tohoku ELT Expo 2016

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 23 October 2016 - 9:30am - 5:30pm
Speaker: 
A large number of presentations will be given by speakers from around the nation and from the Sendai/Tohoku region.

Part of a national series of Expos, the Tohoku ELT Expo is a one day mini-conference offering quality presentations and materials displays for language teachers in any context: college, junior & senior high, elementary, kindergarten and private language school. Presentations will be given by speakers from around Japan and the Sendai/Tohoku region.

Location: 
Sendai Ikuei Gakuen High School - Miyaginohara Campus, Sendai. At Miyaginohara Station, JR Senseki Line.
Fee for JALT members: 
500 yen
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

Vocabulary Teaching and Learning: The state of the art & science

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 10 September 2016 - 1:00pm - Sunday, 11 September 2016 - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Paul Nation

A full weekend of workshops with legendary Paul Nation. Come join us for a rare chance to learn from the very best!An optional hot springs stay-over is also on offer.

Location: 
Sendai Shimin Activity Support Center (仙台市市民活動サポートセンター ) 3F, Seminar Room 2
Fee for JALT members: 
1000 yen
Fee for one-day members: 
3,000 yen

Advertisements

Sookmyung TESOL
view counter
The Asian Conference on Language Learning - http://acll.iafor.org/
view counter

Theme by Danetsoft and Danang Probo Sayekti inspired by Maksimer