Category Archives: Conference

TILES 2017 Wrap-up

This past Sunday Iwate JALT was in Aomori City at the Aomori University of Health and Welfare for our annual TILES(Tsugaru Ideas in Language Education Symposium) event. This year the conference was organized by the university’s own Mike Smith. There … Continue reading

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MEES 2017 – Over and Out

MEES 2017 came and went today, and it was a roaring success. We had a number of amazing presentations. Here some photos of the event. Thank you for coming out everyone. We’ll see you all next year. All photography ©2017 … Continue reading

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MEES 2017 – GETTING TO THE MEES CONFERENCE BY CAR – FREE SHUTTLE VAN INFORMATION – MAPS

GETTING TO THE MEES CONFERENCE BY CAR Our university is on located the outskirts of the city. It is easily accessible by car, serviced by a very limited number of public bus routes, and inaccessible by train. So, for anyone … Continue reading

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MEES 2017 – Pre Event Dinner, Presenter Lineup and Schedule

PRE-CONFERENCE INFORMAL DINNER PARTY / NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY ON SAT, JUNE 17th Come and join us for a fun and relaxing dinner the Saturday evening before the MEES conference ! Make new friends and share ideas over some drinks & eats! … Continue reading

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MEES 2017 Information is up

Please check out our tab for MEES 2017 for a permanent place for all MEES 2017 information. I’ve placed it here as well.   2017 Michinoku English Education Summit Co-sponsored by the Iwate Chapter of JALT and Hachinohe Gakuin University … Continue reading

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Upcoming – Feb 26 – Joël Laurier – Cooperative Learning: a teaching strategy and a learner’s tool

__________________________________________ Date and Time: Sunday, 26 February 2017– 1:30pm – 4:30pm Speaker: Joël Laurier 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) ___________________________________________ Administrators want improved student performance; parents want improved social skills instilled in their … Continue reading

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Upcoming – Nov 20 – 21 Fall Events with Sarah Mercer

While Iwate JALT itself has no events in Morioka this month, there are a couple of events in the Tohoku region, we are work with. Please check them out if you are in the area.   The first is in … Continue reading

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