NEXT AATJ / JFLA WEBINAR ON JAPANESE LANGUAGE EDUCATION, April 17, 2021

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

Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese Spring Workshop

Message and invitation from OATJ: OATJ is having its Spring Workshop! It will be free and online again.We hope you will join us! 2021 Spring Workshop Saturday, April 10, 2021 11:00 am – 3:00 pm EST (Eastern Standard Time) (10:00 am – 2:00 pm (CDT); 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (MDT); 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (PDT)) … More Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese Spring Workshop

2021 CLTA Virtual Conference (2/27 – 2/28)

CLTA’s annual conference (this year held digitally) will be held this weekend! Here’s a list of workshop offerings. The session descriptions can be found here. In addition, there will be inspirational keynote addresses by the teachers of the year. Registration and other info can be found here.  Azama sensei and three other teachers will be facilitating a workshop on Equitable Grading … More 2021 CLTA Virtual Conference (2/27 – 2/28)

AATJ and JFLA survey

下のアンケートにご協力お願いいたします。 JFLA and AATJ need your input to better understand how the pandemic continues to affect Japanese language teaching in the US and to determine how best to provide support. Your  responses will be critical to designing that support, so please take a few minutes to complete the survey: K-12: https://forms.gle/2hbGehN6uc5zmQZj6 College/University: https://forms.gle/kX5EFchALVy5MVG16 The deadline is Monday, … More AATJ and JFLA survey

Teaching with Clarity: Feedback to Move Students Forward – Workshop with Azama-sensei

We all understand feedback plays an important role in learning. However, providing effective feedback in a timely manner is challenging for busy teachers. When, how, and what types of feedback yield in students’ uptake? Three consecutive weekends are designed to explore effective ways to provide various types of feedback to our learners and ways for … More Teaching with Clarity: Feedback to Move Students Forward – Workshop with Azama-sensei

New teacher’s support study session (Pilot Project) 2019-2020

New teacher’s support study session (pilot project) Objectives: To provide on-going support using Google Classroom and discussion session with experienced teachers. Participants: Japanese teachers who have less than 5 years of experience. Dates: December 16th, 2019, and  January 13th, 2020    Format: Zoom online collaboration platform and Google Classroom. Led by 2012 ACTFL Teacher of the … More New teacher’s support study session (Pilot Project) 2019-2020