Seven members took center stage at this Omiya My Share presenting ideas, techniques, games and activities that have worked in their teaching situations. Afterward, attendees went to a local izukaya for a bounenkai (end of the year party).
My Share Presentations included:
Focus: A speaking and drawing activity
Meaning-focused classroom task for listening
Focus: A drawing activity.
Junior High School Debates (Yes, They are Possible)
Focus: Choosing topics that work and getting an argument line.
James and the Giant Peach
Focus: Using hyperlinks to create activities that assess reading comprehension.
Wittgenstein and language teaching
Focus: Using a language philosopher in a language class activity
Focus: Getting your students to write autobiographies that are interesting.
Learning Activity Stations
Focus: How to organize learning activity stations for various sized classes.