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Session ELL 2021: Online Event Signup!

English Language Learners (ELL) is online this year and promises to be an incredibly valuable event for English teachers in Japan! This is an online winter session for teachers, schools and publishers to better help

English Language Learners (ELL) is online this year and promises to be an incredibly valuable event for English teachers in Japan!

This is an online winter session for teachers, schools and publishers to better help English Language Learners. A day full of useful, relevant and transformative education talks, with up to 1000 participants ONLINE.

We already have half the available slots filled with presentations about job-hunting, extensive reading, phonics, mobile games, kindergarten, elementary school, learner motivation, SOLEs, remote teaching, and sessions for school owners. It’s going to be packed with amazing presentations for you.

Session: February 14th, 2021. 10:00 to 17:30

There will be 5 Presentation Rooms:

Sessions:
10:00 – 10:45
11:15 – 12:00
12:30 – 1:15
LUNCH
2:15 – 3:00
3:30 – 4:15
4:45 – 5:30

Here are some of the fantastic presentations that will be at the ELL Session:

A Phonics Based, Student-Centered Elementary Lesson Plan

How do students learn the 4 skills in a phonics-based, student-centered class? At Dave and Amy English School, we have a simple elementary lesson plan that works with beginners up to advanced elementary students. Use this plan and adapt it to accommodate all levels. Most beginning ABC students progress to reading full sentences with 3 letter words in 3 months.

We’ll show you how.

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Possibilities with Padlet (Digital Learning Tool)

In this workshop, we will introduce you to an array of possibilities for collaboration using Padlet, a digital canvas that allows users to post text, videos and images from a mobile device or a desktop.

Audience aimed at: Junior High School. High School. Higher Education. Language of the Presentation: English

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Motivated Learners Succeed

Motivation is the biggest determiner of a learner’s success at learning a language. Motivating our learners is a complex and often counterintuitive process. Consider why incentives can be a powerful demotivator. This presentation will provide a practical framework for understanding motivation and how to increase it in our learners.

Audience aimed at: Kindergarten and below. Elementary School Age Teachers. Junior High School. High School. Higher Education. General English. School Owners. Language of the Presentation: English

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Essential Vocabulary for Young Learners: The New Dolch List

Our New General Service List (NGSL) Project has produced 7 different corpus-based lists of important vocabulary words for second language learners, as well as a host of online tools for utilizing them (all lists and tools are open-source and free). This presentation will introduce our latest list, the New Dolch List (NDL) for young learners, as well as the rest of our NGSL lists and resources.

Audience aimed at: Kindergarten and below. Elementary School Age Teachers. Junior High School. High School. Higher Education. General English. School Owners. Remote Teaching. Language of the Presentation: English

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Introduction to e-future’s spiral curriculum

This presentation will show how the spiral syllabus, designed into all e-future course materials, helps students learn through, linking, reviewing and expansion. Additionally, the proven EFL focused phonics system included in five separate phonics courses will be explained. e-future is a progressive publisher of EFL materials based in Korea with a global reach. e-future provides a suite of course materials from pre-school, up through elementary and high school, all of which are comprised of a systematic curriculum that supports teachers and EFL learners.

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Take a look at the full list of speakers and presentations HERE.

Sign up here:

https://sessionell2021.eventzil.la/

ELL 2021 is an independent, non-profit event. The remaining proceeds after paying for IT and staff will be donated to charity. Full accounts published after the event.

Call For Sponsors

THE OFFER:

Banner Room Sponsor: ¥55,000

Large Logo and promotion copy on the homepage (event sign-up page) – link to sponsor’s site; Sponsor Breakout Room. 2 free commercial presentations. All attendee names and email addresses (opt-in.) In-room visitor data collection permitted.

Room sponsor: ¥33,000

Small Logo and promotion copy on the homepage (event sign-up page) – Sponsor Breakout Room, 1 commercial presentation. All attendee names and email addresses (opt-in.) In-room visitor data collection NOT permitted.

Commercial presentation¥11,000

1 commercial presentation. Presentation attendee names and email addresses (opt-in.)

Sponsors must also complete the Call for Presenters Google form for each presentation, to be sent out separately.

https://forms.gle/Y5jQzWYbk9tNMUXm9

Join Session ELL 2021

WHEN:

February 14th, 2021. 10:00 to 17:30

WHERE:

Online via https://sessionell2021.eventzil.la/

WHO:

Real teachers and qualified and inspiring people working in the English Language Learning industry.

Session: ELL 2021 is an independent, non-profit event. The remaining proceeds after paying for IT and staff will be donated to charity. Full accounts published after the event.


The event is co-ordinated by Jobs in Japan, ME Learning and TAIP. Hosted by Eventzil.la – The event uses the Modern English PayPal account to collect payment.

Peter Lackner is the Managing Partner at JobsinJapan.com and has had management-level positions at major job boards in Japan including: CareerCross.com, GaijinPot, CareerEngine (formerly eCentral) and currently the managing partner at JobsinJapan.com.

Running a job board gives Peter the opportunity to speak with employers and job seekers every day and find out why some are successful and others are not. Speaking to both employers and job seekers has given Peter the ability to be able to see both sides of the hiring process. This is why JobsinJapan exists - to help job seekers find the jobs they want and employers to find the candidates they need. 

Peter is active in the ETJ (English Teachers in Japan organization), a member of JALT’s School Owners SIG and currently on the Board of Directors of the Tokyo Association of International Preschools.

You can often find Peter speaking to groups on how to get a new or better job, and to employers on how to avoid making a bad hire.

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