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About jasohill

Teacher in Japan and landscape photographer.

The Fifth Annual MEES in Hachinohe

Here is a selection of photos from the fifth annual Michinoku English Education Summit in Hachinohe.  Thanks for coming out again everyone! We’ll see you all next year! All Photography ©2018 Jason Hill Advertisements

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Upcoming – Getting Ready for 2020 – Alison Nemoto

Event Speaker: Alison Nemoto Fee for JALT members: free Fee for non-JALT members: 1000 yen (500 yen for students) Contact or Queries: iwatejalt@hotmail.com Date and TIme: Sunday, April 22, 2018 – 1:30pm to 4:30pm Location: AIINA in Morioka Rm 813 – View Map Abstract: This is a period of … Continue reading

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Plenary Speaker Announcement – MEES 2018

We are excited to announce Gregory Sholdt of Kobe University as our 2018 MEES plenary speaker! よろしくお願いします! Plenary Title: Exploring Avenues of Insight into Our Classrooms: Let’s Take a Look at the Numbers Summary: Making adjustments based on informal observations … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Call for Presenters – MEES 2018

CALL FOR PRESENTERS for the main conference (Sunday 3rd) PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 16, 2018 MAIN CONFERENCE THEME (Sunday 3rd): “Observations on Teaching and Learning; Whatcha doin’?” We are approaching this year’s topic broadly and informally. For example, have you … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Double Presentation: Global English Seminar and What can be done with Corpora – Barry Grossman

Event Speaker: Barry GrossmanFee for JALT  members: freeFee for non-JALT members: 1000 yen (500 yen for students) Contact or Queries: iwatejalt@hotmail.com Date and TIme: Sunday, January 28, 2018 – 1:30pm to 4:30pm Location: AIINA in Morioka Rm 605 – View Map Presentation #1: (45 minutes) Title: “Global English Seminar Project: … Continue reading

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Upcoming – Creativity and Playfulness in the Language Classroom – Malu Sciamarelli

___________ Date and Time: Tuesday, 21 November 2017,  19:00 – 20:00 Speaker: Malu Sciamarelli Location: Hirosaki Gakuin University (13-1 Minorichō, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori-ken 036-8231 0172-34-5211 https://goo.gl/maps/YodneYp1gPp) Fee for JALT members: Free Non-JALT members: 500 yen ___________ Creativity and Playfulness in the Language Classroom Children are driven … Continue reading

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Upcoming – Gerome Rothman – Understanding Labour Contracts and the Five Year Rule

__________________________________________ Date and Time: Sunday, 29 October 2017– 1:30pm – 4:30pm Speaker: Gerome Rothman Location: AIINA Rm 602 (map https://goo.gl/maps/kEQo5UV2jPr) Fee for JALT members: Free Fee for one-day members: 1,000 yen (500 yen for students) ___________________________________________ The talk will  begin by giving a brief background about temporary labor … Continue reading

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