TYL Event Archives


Sharing our Best Ideas ( all levels from Elementary to High school)

Date: February 17th, 2019 Time: 14:00 - 17:00Location: Tokiwamatsu Gakuen, Himonya 4-17-16, Meguro Ku (Toritsu Daigaku Station)Price: Free for JALT members, 1000 yen for nonmembers(OR consider joining locally: 3000 per year or 1500 for ALT's and JET's)To RSVP or to share your ideas: http://bit.ly/TJALTandYLevent
Program Details:2:00 – 2:45 Ruthie Iida Choosing the Best Songs for Language Acquisition from Preschool to Senior High 2:45 – 3:15 Hisako Ohtsubo Lego Serious Play Method in English lessons 3:15 – 3:30 Break Refreshments provided3:30 – 4:00 Grant Osterman Controlling & Managing Classrooms4:00 – 5:00 Gaby Benthien Teaching non-English Primary Majors the Basics of L2 language teaching - and CLIL for Primary School StudentsFB Event Listing: https://www.facebook.com/events/1699275500179169/
Ruthie Iida Choosing the Best Songs for Language Acquisition
Grant OstermanClassroom Management


Tokyo JALT Younger Learners joint event with the Teaching Younger Learners SIG

Date: October 7th 2018, 13:00 - 17:00Location: Tokiwamatsu Gakuen, Himonya 5-17- 16Access: 10 min from Toritsu Daigaku Station, Toyoko Line (http://www.tokiwamatsu.ac.jp/info/access.html)Fee: Free for members, 1000 yen for nonmembers Queries: tokyojaltyl@gmail.comFlyer: click hereSummary: We have a great line up this time, starting with a presentation by Professor Mitsue Allen-Tamai of Aoyama University who will talk about her unique storytelling project. A discussion on assessment and testing at the elementary level will follow. Finally, Professor Frances Shiobara of Kobe Shoin Women's University will share her research on team teaching, a topic relevant for Younger Learner teachers at all levels. Please bookmark the date and share the information with colleagues and friends. More details will be posted later. Large numbers are expected so please be sure to RSVP to book your place!

GET READY FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR: Pre-school & Elementary

February 4th, 2018As we get ready to plan for new courses and new students this is a great time to take stock of where we're going and what priorities we want to focus on in the new year. We plan to invite some inspiring teachers/trainers to introduce their materials and activities. Please think of sharing the things that have worked for you this year - or suggest topics you'd like have a presentation on - or work on in small group discussions. Volunteering for teacher-share sessions is a great way for teachers to develop skills in presenting and running workshops, and is good for CV building. Sessions for both dates can be anything from a 10 minute share to a full 90 minute workshop. Fill in this form and we'll look forward to seeing you in November and/or February. As before, participants are welcome to get together for pizza & more conversation near the station before heading home.

SHARE YOUR BEST IDEAS: Junior High & Senior High level

Date: Sunday, November 26th, 2pm to 5pmLocation: Tokiwamatsu Gakuen, Himonya 4-17-16 (8 mins from Toritsu Daigaku Station) Access: Daigaku Station
What has worked well in your classroom recently? What new approaches have you explored?Or, are there any topics you'd like to discuss with other teachers in a relaxed atmosphere.TJ/YL events are a great place to share your successes and find answers to your questions. We're open to discussing anything related to Junior and/or Senior High English classes and hope to have another great bunch of teachers, ALTs and JETs together for the 4th Tokyo YL event. If you have any requests, let us know what you'd like to hear about and we'll do our best to organize something. This will be just one week after the big JALT Conference in Tsukuba so there may be some new inspirations to share from that event.
Eddah's picture challenge
Nami & Sarah The Tokiwamatsu J3 Omotenashi Project
Fun with skits & puppets


A workshop for teachers of Pre-school to High School

Date: July 2nd, 2017 14:00-17:00 Location: Tokiwamatsu Gakuen, Himonya 4-17-16Access: Toritsudaigaku Stn (Toyoko/Hibiya/Fukutoshin Lines)Fee: Free for JALT and Tokyo JALT members, 1,000 yen for non-membersFacebook Event: http://bit.ly/TYL0702FB
Interested in hearing about other teachers' recent successes? Interested in sharing your own? Just want to have a fun time with other teachers? TYL SIG and Tokyo JALT believe that we can all learn from each other and have fun doing it. These events are for just that.If you are interested in presenting: http://bit.ly/TJALTandYLevent.More information forthcoming, so stay tuned!
Sean Reid Communication Strategies
Strategies in Practice

Tokyo JALT and Young Learners Event

Featuring presentations, activities, and light refreshmentsMarch 5th, 2017
Attention teachers! Do you teach Pre-school, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Junior High School, or High School?We are planning a fun day of teacher sharing and training and we want YOU to get involved and to share your ideas. Presentations can be from 5-30 minutes long, so no need to be nervous. Also, you do not need fluent English or Japanese to be present or to present. Come and share your ideas!Event will be 1000 yen for non-JALT members and free for members. JALT national membership a bit expensive? Consider joining Tokyo JALT only--local memberships are cheap and a great way to get started.


Inspiring and Workable Classroom Activities

Our first YL event in Tokyo JALT

Date: December 11th, 2016


  • A story Based Approach By Chiyuki Yanase
  • Duplik: A game modified for EFL learners By Nick Di Nunzio
  • Bringing Prepositions to Life By Ruth Iida
  • A School Exchange at Elementary Level By Johan Supatra
  • Building a Friendly Environment By Sandra Wigmore & Florence Ito
  • Precision Pronunciation By Marc Jones
Johan SupatraA School exchange
Chiyuki Yanase Educating all the senses

Sandra & Florence Building a friendly environment