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