JSCE: Summer English Seminar Over Time

The Journal of Saitama City Educators (JSCE) is an online journal.  It is an official publication with an ISSN number (ISSN: 2185-7822).  An SCE member contributed an article to JSCE, Volume 3, Issue 4. Brad Semans: Summer English Seminar Over Time: an informal case study of the mid-range development of a yearly event Abstract: During […]

Translation: JSCE Volume 3, Issue 4

The Journal of Saitama City Educators (JSCE) is an online journal.  It is an official publication with an ISSN number (ISSN: 2185-7822).  Brad Semans assisted the publication of Volume 3, Issue 4 as a translator.

Translation: JSCE Volume 3, Issue 2

The Journal of Saitama City Educators (JSCE) is an online journal.  It is an official publication with an ISSN number (ISSN: 2185-7822).  Brad Semans assisted the publication of Volume 3, Issue 2 as a translator.

Translation: JSCE Volume 3, Issue 1

The Journal of Saitama City Educators (JSCE) is an online journal.  It is an official publication with an ISSN number (ISSN: 2185-7822).  Brad Semans assisted the publication of Volume 3, Issue 1 as a translator.

Event: Nakasendo English Conference 2013 Planning Committee

The Nakasendo English Conference is an ever-expanding, multi-organizational English conference based on mutual support and collaboration.  It is an annual event inaugurated in 2008.  Nakasendo 2013 will be held this year on July 7, Sunday, 9:00 – 17:00 at Toyo University, Hakusan (Main) Campus.  For the third year, SCE will be a participating organization in Nakasendo 2011. For the […]

2013 Executive: Secretary

さいたま市教育家会 (SCE) is a community of educators.  We believe that by collaborating under the aegis of an organisation we benefit each other by association.  From 2013, Brad Semans will serve on the Executive as Secretary.

Event: Yokohama JALT MyShare December 2012

On December 16th three SCE members presented at Yokohama JALT’s (YoJALT) My Share! event: John Finucane  (SCE, JALT): Daiso iPad Brad Semans (SCE, JALT): Attention! Matthew Shannon (SCE, JALT): Build a Town   John Finucane  (SCE, JALT): Daiso iPad Abstract: A simple idea to help lower level classes produce written English. Bio: John Finucane is an EFL Professional. He is the President and co-founder […]

Event: Omiya MyShare December 2012

On December 9th five SCE members presented at JALT Omiya’s My Share! event: John Finucane  (SCE, JALT): WordPress Michelle Martinie (SCE): Organic Apples to Apples Alexander Procter (SCE): Using YouTube in the Classroom Rebecca Ros (SCE, AJET): How to Pen to a Pen Pal Brad Semans (SCE, JALT): Attention!   John Finucane  (SCE, JALT): WordPress Abstract: Why I love WordPress and how I use it. Bio: […]

Event: MyShare Practice

On the 25th of November SCE hosted an event for SCE members who will be presenting at Omiya JALT’s December meeting.  Planned by John Finucane and Matthew Shannon, the aim of the event was to provide attendees with an opportunity to practice and collaborate in preparation for Omiya JALT’s MyShare event. Six SCE members were involved: John Finucane (SCE, JALT), Michelle Martinie […]

Teacher Training: JET Program Saitama Orientation 2012

On August 10th Brad Semans (SCE, JALT) was invited as a guest speaker, by the International Division, Department of Public Services Saitama Prefectural Government, to this year’s JET Programme Saitama Orientation.  The audience was made up of new entrants to the JET Program. Title: Schools, Language, and Being a part of the team Abstract: This workshop is a follow to […]

JSCE: Curriculum development and research at the municipal level

The Journal of Saitama City Educators (JSCE) is an online journal.  It is an official publication with an ISSN number (ISSN: 2185-7822).  Two SCE members contributed an article to JSCE, Volume 2, Issue 3. Brad Semans and Tyson Rode: Curriculum development and research at the municipal level Abstract: As schools systems across the country are in […]

JSCE: Whole School Effort

The Journal of Saitama City Educators (JSCE) is an online journal.  It is an official publication with an ISSN number (ISSN: 2185-7822).  An SCE member contributed an article to JSCE, Volume 2, Issue 3. Brad Semans: Model School Workshop: Whole school effort Respond to this article: Is this article useful? Interesting? Both? Neither? Why or why […]

Teacher Training: Yokohama JALT May Meeting

A Chaidre, Thank you to everyone who participated in our workshop.  Details of previous collaborations between SCE and YoJALT can be found here.  We welcome opportunities to collaborate with individuals, groups or organizations. If you have a specific goal, such as finding a university teaching position, we want to work with you to help you achieve […]

Event: YoJALT Workshop

On Sunday 20th May Yokohama JALT (YoJALT) holds its February meeting.  Two SCE members will present their ideas. Brad Semans (SCE, JALT): From Phonics to Literacy Abstract: Methodologies for teaching EFL students reading have advanced a lot in Japan over the last 20 years.  However, there is an expansive gap between texts and programs aimed at teaching the basics (phonics/word recognition) and those aimed […]

Teacher Training: Omiya JALT Workshop

On Sunday 12th February Omiya JALT held its February meeting.  Two SCE members presented their ideas. Brad Semans (SCE, JALT): From Phonics to Literacy Abstract: Methodologies for teaching EFL students reading have advanced a lot in Japan over the last 20 years.  However, there is an expansive gap between texts and programs aimed at teaching the basics (phonics/word recognition) and […]