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Mind, Brain, and ELT: The Neuroscience of language and learning

A JALT Sendai weekend with Curtis Kelly and friends
Description

Schedule:

Saturday

1:00 Doors open

1:30 - 2:45 The Secret Mission of Memory, and How it Helps Us Make Meaning from Language
(Curtis Kelly)

2:45 - 3:00 Energy break (Marc Helgesen)

3:15 - 4:15 How We Can Use Embodied Cognition to Become More Effective Teachers (Curtis Kelly)

4:50 Bus to onsen

Sunday

9:00 Bus from onsen

9:30 Doors open

10:00 - 12:00 How Preschool Can Save the World and Teach Us the Real Purpose of Education (Curtis Kelly)

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

13:00 - 13:30 The First Step Toward the Learning Process: “Attention” (Margarita Foster)

13:30 - 4:30 Book Talks: My “Takeaways” Very brief intros to 11 neuroscience-related books followed by the chance to hear more on the titles of your choice from local members (Aaron Spooner, Alison Nemoto, Bryan Jennings, Dan Ross, Harumi Kimura, Joanne Sato, Joel Post, Margarita Foster, Melissa Ng, Ron Campbell, Toyoko Schmidt)

14:45 - 15:45 Let’s Get Physical: the Brain/Body Connection (Marc Helgesen)

15:45 - 16:00 A complexity lens on the EFL classroom (Joanne Sato)

16:00 - 16:30 Reflections

PLEASE NOTE: ACCOMMODATION AND WORKSHOP FEES ARE SEPARATE

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  • The event description was updated. Diff#71439 2015-01-22 03:45:45
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Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2015
[ Sat ] - [ Sun ]
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM JST
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Venue
Sendai Shimin Katsudo Support Center
Tickets
Saturday-only JALT member FULL
Sunday-only JALT member SOLD OUT ¥2,000
2-day JALT member SOLD OUT ¥2,000
Saturday-only JACET/JTE/ALT/ETJ SOLD OUT ¥3,000
Sunday-only JACET/JTE/ALT/ETJ SOLD OUT ¥3,000
2-day JACET/JTE/ALT/ETJ SOLD OUT ¥4,000
Saturday-only non-member SOLD OUT ¥4,000
Sunday-only non-member SOLD OUT ¥4,000
2-day non-member SOLD OUT ¥5,000
Saturday night onsen- shared accommodation including transportation and 2 meals SOLD OUT ¥15,000
Private room upgrade SOLD OUT ¥3,000
Venue Address
Ichibancho 4-1-3, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0811 Japan
Organizer
JALT Sendai
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