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
Happy New Year of the Ox! With the start of the new year, is also the start of a new CAJLT membership cycle. There are 2 ways to renew: 1) Sign up for a 2020-2021 AATJ membership and add CAJLT as your local affiliate. 2) Sign up only for a 2020-2021 CAJLT membership. As a CAJLT … More Renewing your CAJLT Membership
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
Back by popular demand, we are excited to announce another series of Zoom In Salinas! The topic for this year’s discussion is “How to increase students’ interpretive skills in reading.” Our discussions will be based on the book Visible Learning for Literacy by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Hattie (purchase of the book is … More Zoom in Salinas 2019-2020
Please click on the following link to view the most updated by-laws for CAJLT. CAJLT By-Laws (Amended February 2019)
We will have our annual meeting on 3/2 from 5:30 at Santa Clara room. Please join us! This is a great opportunity to meet our fellow teachers and get to know each other!!
Please join us for our annual meeting during CLTA annual conference in San Jose. This is a great opportunity to meet our members!! Meeting will be held in March 2nd from 5:30 pm @ Santa Clara in Double Tree.
CAJLT Members, the annual 2019 CLTA Conference to be hosted in San Jose is upon us! We will be hosting our annual general meeting on Saturday (March 2nd) from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Santa Clara meeting room. Please come join us for the latest information on the teaching scene in Japanese classrooms in California, and … More 2019 CLTA Annual General Meeting
The annual ACTFL Convention for this year will be held in New Orleans on November 16-18, led by keynote speaker and National Geographic Fellow, Dan Buettner. Please go to https://www.actfl.org/convention-expo for more detailed information. CAJLT officers look forward to connecting with all of you there! If you will be presenting at the conference, please don’t forget … More ACTFL 2018 Conference
CAJLT is excited to announce that we will be hosting a one-day workshop on Core Practices in Action, led by co-presenters Yo Azama-sensei (North Salinas High School, 2012 ACTFL Teacher of the Year) and Tomokazu Morikawa-sensei (George Washington High School, 2016 CLTA Outstanding Teacher of the Year)! This workshop will provide a concrete glimpse of … More 2018 CAJLT Core Practices in Action Workshop + Live Streaming!