Last Benkyo-kai before the summer was held on Saturday. Despite their busy end-of-the-year schedule, many teachers came and shared their materials and skills. Thank you & have a great summer! See you back in August.
Please mark your calendar for the next Benkyo-kai.
This will be the last Benkyo-kai before summer break.
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Place: Sacred Hearts Academy, Room 110 (Click on the map below)
Invite your peers and join us!
Mark you calendar for our monthly Benkyo-kai!
When: Saturday, February 28, 2015 10am - 12pm
Where:Washington Intermediate School, Room B108 (B Building and it faces the courtyard) - There will be lots of HATJ signs on campus
Click here for direction (scroll down the page for the map)
Invite your colleagues and join us at this wonderful learning & networking opportunity!
12 enthusiastic Japanese teachers gathered at Waipahu High School (while students were taking SAT…) this morning for our monthly Benkyo-kai. Harada Sensei (Sacred Hearts Academy) shared her experiences from 2014 ACTFL in San Antonio and Smith Sensei showed us how using Kahoot! could bring game-based learning into Japanese classes. Next month's Benkyo-kai is Saturday, February 28, at Washington Intermediate School. Mark your calendar! Details to follow soon.
HATJ's monthly Benkyo-kai is back! Mark your calendar for our first learning & networking opportunity of 2015!
Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Place: Waipahu High School
Room: Q204 (signs will be posted around campus)
Click on the link for direction to Waipahu High School
(Direction from East Honolulu) Just take H1 to exit 8B. Turn left at the first light (Waipio Point Access Rd). The entrance to the school is about 300 yards on the left. Once you go through the gate turn left and follow the road to the parking lot and park. Classroom is Q204. There will be lots of signs up to guide people. If anyone gets really LOST they can call Smith sensei's cell at 428-3741.
1. Report from 2014 ACTFL Convention - There will be some hands-on activities you can learn from Harada Sensei (Sacred Hearts Academy)
2. How to integrate Kahoot (a learning & formative assessment tool for tablets and smart phones) in your classroom. iPads will be available for use during the session. You are welcome to bring your own tablet or smart phone.
3. B.Y.O.T (Bring your own topics)
Invite your colleagues and friends for this learning & networking opportunity!
Save the date! November Benkyo-kai will be held as follows:
When? Saturday, November 22, 2014
What time? 10:00a.m.
Where? Sacred Hearts Academy in Kaimuki Room 110
Direction - Click Here for Google Map
HATJ's monthly benkyo-kai for October will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 as follows:
As you enter the entrance, please proceed to strait (left side) to the high school campus.
Please do NOT park at reserved stalls. There will be signs to direct you to the Bessie Flemming Bldg (Also called Building A). Please see the photo below.
There will be free Japanese-English dictionary give-away for the first 15 attendees!
From our monthly Benkyo-kai @ Sacred Hearts Academy. We had interesting discussions about professional development, language learning standards, AP exams, etc.
Please mark your calendar for the next Benkyo-kai on Saturday, October 25. Details coming up soon! #japaneselanguageteacher #hatj
Save the date for the Back-to-school Benkyou-kai in September!
When: 10am – 12pm on Saturday, September 13, 2014
Where: Sacred Hearts Academy Room 101 (3253 Waialae Ave.)
Link to map: http://goo.gl/8vGzS4
· Summer PD (Professional Development) – please share your personal professional development experiences
· How to begin school year (e.g. review lessons, assessment, etc.)
· BYOT (bring your own topics)
Please invite your peers (non-member teachers are welcome to try out) and join us!
9 enthusiastic teachers gathered at Sacred Hearts Academy library on Saturday, May 24, 2014, discussed and shared their experiences and ideas on assessing students among other topics. Stay tune for more Benkyo-kai after the summer!
Teachers are life-long learners. HATJ members meet monthly to learn, share and network!