Tag Archives: Iwate JALT

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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Happy New Year from Iwate JALT

Hi everyone! Holidays are over and everyone is getting back in the swing of things. Iwate JALT has some big plans for 2017 and we’re looking forward to sharing them with you. I  have updated the schedule and we have some … Continue reading

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Upcoming – Dec 11 – Education as a Business – School Owner Simulation

__________________________________________ Date and Time: Sunday, 11 December 2016– 1:30pm – 4:30pm Speaker:Ryan Hagglund 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) ___________________________________________ Most teachers at some time have thought about running their own language school or … 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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Autumn Meetings Report 2015

Hi everyone. It has been quite the hectic autumn season, and I am late with the meeting reports, so I’m going to combine them both here in one article. Andy Boon – September 27 On September 27 we had another … Continue reading

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Developing Automaticity in Reading: A Study of University Students in Japan – Bryan Hahn

Happy New Year everyone. I want to kick off the New Year with a report of our last meeting of 2014. On December 14, we had a visit from Bryan Hahn of Akita International University.  He was in Morioka to talk … Continue reading

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Content-Focused Language Instruction – Brent A. Jones

Over the past few years, content-based instruction has become an increasingly popular topic in language education, especially at the secondary and post-secondary level. However, what exactly is content-based learning and more importantly, how can it translate into tangible results for … Continue reading

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