The CLTA annual conference is coming up this weekend! It will be held virtually again this year. Please support our Japanese educators’ sessions, as well as our CAJLT members annual meeting! Our meeting will be held on February 25 (Saturday), 5:00 – 6:00pm. An email was sent out this past day with the Zoom link … More CLTA Virtual Conference 2/26-2/27
CAJLT is excited to present a brand new student-centered event, to celebrate our students’ curiosity and love for learning Japanese language and culture! Students often surprise us by sharing with us what they learn about Japanese outside the classroom. At CAJLT, we would like to acknowledge and encourage such wonderful life-long learning from your students, … More CAJLT Online Bunkasai 2022
It’s almost that time of the year! Please consider renewing your membership to CAJLT for the 2022 calendar year (January 1 to December 31). You can renew both your AATJ + CAJLT membership (please choose CAJLT as your local affiliate), or you can renew for CAJLT only.
“The Seal of Biliteracy, Our Programs, and Me”Join our panel of teachers and administrators on October 2 to learn more about the Seal of Biliteracy, its potential impact on language teaching and learning, and how it can be used to promote language, intercultural, and global education, as well as to recognize the achievements of our … More AATJ Webinar 10/2/2021 – “Seal of Biliteracy, Our Programs, and Me”
The Monterey Bay World Language Program (MBWLP) is hosting an upcoming workshop series on Social Emotional Learning. You may have noticed Social Emotional Learning has been a large focus for educators especially during this past year of distance learning and the return to in-person learning. Please consider this wonderful online learning opportunity! Elevating World Language … More Social Emotional Learning Workshop Series (Oct 2021) w/ MBWLP
CLTA is launching 3 Webinar Series’, with the first one starting September 1st. All series will be one Wednesday per month, from September to June from 5-6PM PST. You can earn CEUs through Stanford Continuing Studies if you wish after you compete one or more series’. Series 1: Language Pract-Ins: the objective is to spend 1 hour per … More CLTA Webinar Series 2021-2022
CAJLT presents Series 4: Stronger Together: Key to Establish Engaging Teacher-Learner Community (TLC) facilitated by Azama先生 and co-facilitated by Nishimura先生 We know that no one understands teachers better than fellow teachers. We share the same passion but not always the same perspectives. How can our PLCs TLC leverage diversity and thinking and experiences? How can a … More CAJLT presents Series 4: Stronger Together: Key to Establish Engaging Teacher-Learner Community (TLC) facilitated by Azama先生 and co-facilitated by Nishimura先生
This year’s CLTA (California Language Teachers Association) Summer Strand will be held virtually this year. As it will be virtually held, the cost is also lowered. Please take a look at the website for more detailed information regarding scheduling and registration: https://worldlanguagesummerseminar.org/strand-e/
AATJ’s next webinar will feature a talk by Professor Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku, AATJ’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. His topic is “ニューノーマル、ネクストノーマル時代の日本語教育 ー日本語を教えない日本語教育 / Japanese Language Education in the Next Normal – We Won’t Teach Japanese”. 新型コロナウィルスの世界的な感染拡大により、私たちの社会はまたたくまに大きく変化しました。感染症の収束の先行きが見えない中、この変化は定着し、ニューノーマル社会となりました。教育界では対面授業からオンライン授業に変わり、ディジタルトランスフォーメーションが急激に進みました。歴史の中でこれまで何度もパンデミックが起こってきましたが、そのたびに、それまでのノーマルを断ち切り、新しいノーマルに対応するため、社会が大きく変わってきました。今回も社会が大きく変わりましたが、それに対応し、教育も変わる必要があります。この講演では、ニューノーマル社会、それに続くネクストノーマル社会への変化にあたり、日本語教育はどのように変わるべきかを考えてみます Date and time: Saturday, April 17, 3:00 PM Pacific / 5:00 PM Central / 6:00 PM Eastern time. Register … More NEXT AATJ / JFLA WEBINAR ON JAPANESE LANGUAGE EDUCATION, April 17, 2021
CAJLT is looking to publish its spring newsletter. We would like to feature you and your students! What are some highlights throughout your distance/hybrid learning this school year? Please share with us any smiles that you and your students have enjoyed. Please send your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30, 2021.