Thank you all for coming to learn about CI (Comprehensible Input). We hope to see you and learn from each other soon! Special thanks to Riggs Sensei (& congratulations on the upcoming wedding!)
There will be a half-day conference on one of the hot topics, CI (Comprehensible Input). Please RSVP by November 15, 2019, to save your seat. This conference will be open to HATJ members only.
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: D201/202 Conference Room at Hawaii Baptist Academy High School Campus (Please read the driving instructions. It is NOT the elementary school campus on Nuuanu Avenue, so please be careful when you search on Google Map.)
Speaker: Dr. Reed Riggs, Chinese Special Instructor at BYU-Hawaii
CI (Comprehensible Input - Theoretical background, practical implementation, examples of strategies, listening and reading demonstration, how to transfer CI to grades, resources, etc.)
RSVP: Please reserve your seat by responding to this Google Form (Click here).
This conference is for the current HATJ members only. You may join HATJ at the door if you are not a current member.
Light snacks, coffee and hot water will be provided. Please bring your own water bottle.
We hope to see you all there!
Thank you for signing up for the upcoming workshop. We have a full-house! The registration is officially closed now. Due to the limitation of the space, we will NOT accept any walk-ins, either. We are sorry if you missed the opportunity. See you in the fall!
Please mark your calendar for our annual Spring Workshop. This year, we have invited Yo Azama Sensei and Yoshiko Saito-Abbott Sensei from California, again!
Title of Workshop: Content-Driven Teaching that Promotes Global Competency in the Japanese Language and Culture Classroom
Date & Time:
Saturday, April 13, 2019 (8:30am - 4:00pm)
Sunday, April 14, 2019 (9:00am - 1:00pm)
Click Here for Tentative Schedule (details may be subject to change)
Multi-purpose room at Sacred Hearts Academy in Kaimuki
3253 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816
The focus of the workshop is on designing a thematic unit that promotes active and engaging learning experiences that support the four domains of the Global Competence Framework: Investigate the World, Recognize Perspectives, Communicate Ideas, and Take Action.
Instructional strategies that elicit critical thinking, responsible social action, problem-solving, and innovative learning will be explored using authentic Japanese cultural texts and other resources.
Participants will create a unit plan during the workshop.
Registration & Fee
Step 1 (Please register online)
Online Registration has been closed (as of April 1, 2019)
(Keep a copy to yourself for the record - you will have a choice at the end of the Google Form)
Step 2 (Please send in the payment)
Use this form when mailing your payment https://bit.ly/2NQoOcc
Current HATJ members
$10 ($5 for students & attendees from neighbor islands) – checks must arrive on or before Monday, April 1, 2019
If your check arrives after April 1, 2019, additional $10 will be collected at the door (additional $5 for students, attendees from neighbor islands will NOT receive the link for online conference tool)
$20 for checks received on or before April 1, 2019 ($30 after April 1, 2019)
$10 for attendees from neighbor islands (neighbor island attendees must mail in the checks by April 10, 2019, in order to receive the link for the video conference)
Mailing Address – MUST arrive by Monday, April 1, 2019
c/o Law Office of Aaron Yoo
6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Suite 212
Honolulu, HI 96825
After we receive the registration fee, we will email you the link to join the Google Classroom to share schedule, program, other useful documents, so please mail in your payment on time.
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
2018 HATJ Fall Conference was held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Hawaii Baptist Academy Highs School campus. 23 enthusiastic teachers participated and learned lots of helpful resources from the keynote speaker, Andrew Scott Sensei from Kamehameha School Maui Campus. Thank you for your wonderful presentation and sharing valuable experiences and resources. Scott sensei's passion for teaching Japanese is amazing. Thank you for a wonderful presentation and valuable insights.
Link to Scott Sensei's PowerPoint
Link to other resources from Scott Sensei
Google Doc notes from Break-up sessions
Nearly 40 teachers from Oahu and Maui attended our Spring Conference & Workshop on Saturday, April 21. It was a great success!
Click here for the link to the photos from the day.
Slides and PowerPoint presentations from the panel members and speakers are also available HERE.
On behalf of the members of HATJ, we thank Honorable Consular General Ito and all of the guest speakers from the mainland, as well as the community. We hope to see you, again soon! 今回のカンファレンス・ワークショップにご協力いただいた皆様、大変ありがとうございました。またの機会にお会いできるのを楽しみにしております。
hatj 2018 spring conference