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December 11 Year End Meeting

Sunday, December 11, 13:00 – 17:15 at Ibaraki University, Humanities building Room C205 - Map link at the bottom of this post. (Doors open from 12:45 a.m. No pre-registration required!) 全国語学教育学会 The Japan Association for Language Teaching -JALT-  First presentation (13:00 - 14:15): Featured Speaker: From Reading Circles to Culture Circles Suzanne Bonn Nanzan University Second presentation (14:30 - 15:10): The influence of English vocabulary strategy on basic education in China Li Wei 
Ibaraki University Third presentation (15:20 - 16:00): Research Method. Statistical Issues Part 1. What if you have two groups to compare? Takayuki Nakanshi Tokiwa University Fourth presentation (16:10 - 16:50): Presentation on ER (title to be announced) Atsuko Ueda 
Ibaraki University Chapter Business Meeting (16:50 - 17:15): JALT Members: Free Non-Members: \500  Students: Free JALT Ibaraki chapter meetings are open to all interested in learning and teaching languages. . . . and afterwards join us

October Meeting

全国語学教育学会 The Japan Association for Language Teaching -JALT-  
 1. Flow and Anchoring in T.E.Y.L. classes (10:00-11:20)
by John Wiltshier (Miyagi Gakuin Women’s University) If we see great teachers teach the classes always run so smoothly. The teacher enjoys teaching and children enjoy learning. Such smooth classroom management is created at the lesson planning stage. Thinking beyond the typical lesson plan components of time, activity and resources to consider lesson flow and anchoring is necessary to improve classroom management. Participants in this presentation will draw lesson flow diagrams to help analyze their own classes and will be shown how to identify positive and negative anchors that currently exist in their classrooms. Lunch Break (11:20- 13:30) A Relaxed Stroll to the Food Court in Tsukuba Center - Many dining options in the Food Court at Q't. 2. Tasks and projects in elementary schools (13:30-14:50)
by James York (Tokyo Denki University) The fi