Poster Presentation: SCE Professional Development Clinic

On July 7th an SCE contributor was part of a poster session at the Nakasendo English Conference 2013.  The title of the poster session was: SCE Professional Development Clinic.  The goal of the session was to promote the SCE organisation and to showcase the work of individual members. Matthew Shannon (SCE, JALT): SCE Professional Development Clinic Abstract: This poster session is a showcase […]

Event: Nakasendo 2013 Practice

On the 30th of June SCE hosted an event for SCE members who will be presenting at Nakasendo 2013.  Planned by PR Chair Matthew Shannon, the aim of the event was to provide attendees with an opportunity to practice and collaborate in preparation for the SCE Poster Presentation. Three SCE members were involved: Christopher Low (SCE, JALT), Allison Imamura (SCE) […]

SCE Badge: Organizer

The ‘Organizer‘ badge, was issued to Matthew Shannon, through the Open Badges Infrastructure (OBI).  Matthew organized an event  through さいたま市教育家会 (SCE).

JSCE: Build a Town

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 2. Matthew Shannon: Build a Town Abstract: Build a Town is a game where teams create small towns from paper tiles and then debate […]

JSCE: A checklist for your next conference

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 6. Matthew Shannon: “I thought this place had internet?” – A checklist for your next conference Abstract: Whether your event is local […]

2013 Executive: PR Chair

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, Matthew Shannon will serve on the Executive as PR Chair.

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: 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 […]

JSCE: Using school publications

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. Matthew Shannon: Program promotion: Using school publications Respond to this article: Is this article useful? Interesting? Both? Neither? Why or why not?  […]

Teacher Training: JHS Working Group

On the 15th of July SCE hosted an event for Japanese educators working in junior high schools.  Planned by John Finucane, the aim of the event was to form a working group to help prepare current junior high school teachers for the interview section of the Saitama City teacher’s license application process. Two SCE members were involved: John […]

Event: Nakasendo English Conference 2012

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 2012 was held this year on Sunday, June 2nd at the Saitama Shimin Kaikan Urawa (市民会館うらわ).  For the second year, SCE will be a participating organization in Nakasendo 2011. For the second […]

JSCE: Daiso Classroom

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 2. Matthew Shannon and Emery Premeaux: Daiso Classroom Abstract: Good lesson ideas often meet their doom at the hands of the most […]

Event: Omiya JALT ‘My Share’

On March 11th five SCE members presented at JALT Omiya’s My Share! event: John Finucane  (SCE, JALT): How to Create an Effective ‘Cloze’ Listening Activity Alexander Procter (SCE): Effective Task Based Learning Through Jigsaw Activities Matthew Shannon (SCE, JALT) and Emery Premeaux (SCE): Daiso Classroom Alana Schramm (SCE, AJET): Using Sounds and Smells to Teach Vocabulary The Japan Association of Language […]

Event: Nakasendo English Conference 2012 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 2012 will be held this year on Sunday, June 2nd at the Saitama Shimin Kaikan Urawa (市民会館うらわ).  For the second year, SCE will be a participating organization in Nakasendo 2011. […]

Teacher Training: Junior High School Working Group

On the 29th of January SCE hosted an event for Japanese educators working in junior high schools.  Planned by Brad Semans and John Finucane, the aim of the event was to form a working group to plan communicative lessons for junior high school classes; in anticipation of the 2013 New Course of Study. Several SCE members […]