Sendai Chapter

ETJ/JALT Tohoku ELT Expo

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 24 November 2013 - 9:30am - 5:30pm
Speaker: 
Many Speakers From All Over Japan

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, jr. & sr. 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
Fee for JALT members: 
1,000 yen
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Mind & Body, Grammar, Discourse, and Learning- A Weekend Mini-conference and Hot Springs Retreat with Scott Thornbury

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 2 November 2013 - 1:00pm - Sunday, 3 November 2013 - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Scott Thornbury

JALT Sendai is thrilled to announce that we will host a VERY special event the weekend following JALT2013 National Conference. A Weekend with Scott Thornbury promises to be an event of national importance and appeal. This one-of-a-kind opportunity to spend a full weekend with Scott, including an optional Off to the Onsen at Akiu will give our members and friends an experience of a lifetime.

Location: 
Tokyo Electron Hall Miyagi 〒980-0803 仙台市青葉区国分町3-3-7 Room 401
Fee for JALT members: 
2 days @ 3000 yen; 1 day @ 2000 yen; Onsen plus 13,500 yen
Fee for one-day members: 
2 days @ 5000 yen; 1 day @ 4000 yen; Onsen plus 13,500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

6th Annual Pearson Teacher Appreciation Community BBQ

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 5 October 2013 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm
Speaker: 
Marc Helgesen (Host)
Speaker: 
John Wiltshier (Host)

JALT Sendai and Pearson Learning invite you along for an evening filled with fun, food, dring, and good times. This is also a pot-luck affair, so feel free to bring along your signature dish to share with members of our vibrant community.
This year's menu includes a roasted baby pig, BBQ pizza, and a supervised DIY pizza bar for kids (of all ages).

Location: 
check out our website for location details
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
Free
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

2 Presentations

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 27 January 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Marc Helgesen
Speaker: 
John Wiltshier

1) Marc Helgesen

DIY NeuroELT – Making your textbook more brain-friendly.

Location: 
TBA: See our website for full details
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

Curriculum Changes in Secondary Language Education

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 24 February 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Cory Koby- Sendai Shirayuri Gakuen
Speaker: 
Jim Dochtermann
Speaker: 
Austin Lantz

Presentation 1: English Education in Japanese Junior High

Speaker: Austin Lantz

Location: 
TBA: See our website for full details
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

Curiosity to Competency: Intercultural Activities for the Language Classroom

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 29 September 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Jon Dujmovich

Language educators often speak of using techniques, and activities appropriate for each stage of language learning. But when it comes to incorporating intercultural activities in the language lessons, there is usually very little consideration given to the learners' developmental stage of intercultural learning.

Location: 
Sendai-shi Sensai Fykko Kinenkan, Room 4, 4F
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Our Favourite Ted Talks

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 25 August 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Various Local Members

TED Talks (Technology, Entertainment, & Design) have earned a reputation for enlightening, innovative, inspirational, and sometimes provocative presentations. Many people around the world have some experience with TED Talks- especially because TED has posted a collection of nearly 1300 presentations online for free public viewing and sharing here.

Location: 
TBA: See our website for full details
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Tech in the Classroom- a Primer

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 28 July 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Daniel Beck

Daniel will present a number of tools and applications relevant to ELT education at various levels.
Please visit our website for complete details of this event.
www.jaltsendai.org

Location: 
TBA: See our website for full details
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

Presentation slide design - Presentation Zen and more

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 30 June 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Marc Helgesen (Host)

Presentation Zen is probably the most important teacher/presenter skill set since PowerPointTM was introduced. You’ll learn to avoid the visual clutter and •bullet •point •overload •that •causes •“Death •by •PowerPoint”.

Location: 
TBA: See our website for full details
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen

Brain Rules, Jools & Tools

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 26 May 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker: 
Kim Horne

Explore songs, chants, picture books, class management tips, and other activities that engage young learners with movement, music, interactive reading, drama and MORE! Delve into the structure and strategies of an actual lesson designed to get students thinking, sharpen their senses and build their self-confidence.

Location: 
Sendai-shi Shimin Katsudo Support Center, Seminar Rm 5, 4F
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

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