News from JALT Sendai

Announcements - Quick Notes on Upcoming Events, etc.

Cooperative Learning and Students’ (In)civility in L2 Classrooms
Harumi Kimura

Date: July 24, 2016
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sendai Shimin Katsudo Support Centre (Shimisapo),
            Seminar Room, 5th Floor
             Ichibancho 4-1-3, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0811
North side of Hirose Dori, just west of Higashi Nibancho Dori

This active workshop will focus on employing cooperative learning principles and techniques to help students work together more effectively. 

See Upcoming Events for more information.

 No August meeting

2016 Tohoku ELT Expo: October 23rd. Please present!

Special Event: Paul Nation Returns - Sept. 10-11!

World-renowned researcher, author, educator (and long-time friend of JALT Sendai) Paul Nation will be joining us for a full weekend of presentations on Sept. 10th (Sat.) at Miyagi Gakuin Women's University and the 11th (Sun.) at the Sendai Shimin Katsudo Support Center (our usual venue).

Paul's Saturday talk, "How to improve vocabulary learning in a language program," sponsored by MGU, will be free to the public, and his Sunday morning and afternoon sessions, "Vocabulary teaching and learning," for JALT Sendai will be available for a nominal attendance fee.

And to cap it off, there'll an optional Saturday night onsen stay in Akiu! (Register soon - space is limited).

Please download and display the poster/flier, mark your calendar, alert friends and colleagues and plan on joining us for the whole weekend.

See Upcoming Events for more details and registration.

See Announcements page for info on jobs, etc.

First Time Free with Coupon!

JALT Sendai - newcomer coupon

JALT Sendai would like to make it easier for you to invite colleagues, friends and students to join us for one of our regular monthly meetings. Simply download & print this coupon, and pass it to someone you'd like to invite. It entitles first-time visitors to free admission for a regular, monthly meeting (excluding special programs).

We hope this will allow members to do something nice for colleagues/students, while encouraging interested individuals to give JALT Sendai a try and see if it could become a valuable part of their professional and personal lives.

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