March 15th Lena Okada.

We are very lucky to have Lena Okada presenting for us on Sunday march 15th 2009.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TEACHING ENGLISH IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

Lena Okada has been training elementary school teachers to teach
English for almost two decades.
She has an array of impressive credentials, and a wealth of knowledge
and experience behind her.
She has great passion and enthusiasm for her topic and a
comprehensive understanding of the internal workings of the Japanese
elementary school system.

Her very comprehensive presentation will include;

Curriculum guidelines.
Teaching Aids;
Creating Teaching Aids
When and how to use them.

ALTs
The role of the ALT in the classroom.
How to effectively use ALts.

What and when to teach?
Grade specific advice on what and when to teach.
When to introduce reading/writing.

Detailed demonstrations on using,
Story telling
Songs
Games/quizzes
Worksheets.

March 15th ( Sunday)
2pm-5pm
Tezukayama, Gakuenmae Campus.

This promises to be a dynamic presentation.
While it specifically targets Japanese Elementary schools, the ideas
and information can be used by many of us in different
teaching environments.

If you have contacts in your local public schools please feel free to
invite Japanese elementary school teachers too.
See you there!

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