View all the upcoming events scheduled by various chapters or SIGs. Use the links to browse through all the listings.
First: “We’re Going Global?” A look at Local Efforts to Implement Japan's National English Education Goals by Tom Fast. Tom Fast will report on how the Ministry of Education's mandates to become “Super Global” and teach English in English are impacting local secondary school teachers. Second: Okayama JALT’s Annual Meeting. Officers will give yearly reports on their activities within the chapter. Also included will be a town-hall type meeting at which important issues facing JALT will be presented and feedback encouraged. Sat 15 November, 15:00-17:00; NDSU, Logos Hall, Room 7-2; Non-members ¥500
OKAYAMA– First: Extensive Reading in the Real World by Bettina Begole. Extensive reading has a proven track record, but what about with low-level students or limited resources? This presentation will show you some easy ways to integrate it into your existing classes. Second: Critical Thinking in Language Teaching by Tremain Xenos. Details later at www.sites.google.com/site/okayamajalt. Sat 13 December, 15:00-17:00; NDSU, Logos Hall, Room 7-2; Non-members ¥500.
The Okayama JALT Bonenkai will be held after the meeting. Further details will be posted later.