May 15, 2016
Exploring together: A JALT Hokkaido Mini-Conference for Teachers of Younger Learners - K thru 12 in collaboration with Teaching Younger Learners SIG
Time: 9am-4pm (good idea to bring your own lunch as cafeteria will be closed)
Location: Fuji Women’s University, shin-kan, room 551, Sapporo, Hokkaido (Sapporo-shi, Kita-ku, Kita 16 jo Nishi 2 chome 1-1). 15-20 minute walk from the North 20 station, or 5 minutes walk from the North 18 subway station (on the Namboku line), or about 10 minutes from the North 13 station (on the Toho line).
Cost: 1,000 yen (Free for JALT members)
題名：一緒に探求する：ＪＡＬＴ北海道プチコンファレンスfor teachers of young learners
発表募集中 with focus on young learners (締め切り２０１６年４月１７日)
会場：藤女子大学16条キャンパス( 新官551教室) 〒001-0016 北海道札幌市北区北16条西2丁目1−1 http://www.fujijoshi.ac.jp/guide/access/
Plenary Speaker: Kathleen Kampa
Developing the C's of 21st Century Learning
What skills do you envision for young learners to meet the demands of the 21st Century? As they gather information, they will think beyond the simple facts and make relevant connections. They will use critical thinking skills to solve new problems. When creating new ideas, they will think divergently. They will collaborate as team players. Finally, through listening, speaking, reading, and writing, they will communicate effectively. Learn practical strategies that build these 21st Century skills in young learners.
Bio: Teacher, songwriter, and author Kathleen Kampa has taught English, music, and movement to young learners and teachers for over 25 years. Her workshops are filled with fun, practical ideas. Kathleen has co-authored Magic Time, Everybody Up, and Oxford Discover, all courses for young learners published by Oxford University Press. She has also created two CDs (Jump Jump Everyone, Special Days and Holidays) that nurture the development of English for young learners through music and movement activities. Her recent research has focused on the use of songs and chants in the young learner classroom.
Call for papers with focus on young learners (closed)