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Japan ASCD Try IT On Monday 2017

I would like to announce that Japan ASCD will hold Try IT On Monday 2017 on Saturday, April 29th at Nishimachi. And I am currently seeking presenters. Please share your ideas how we use technology in the classroom. We are expecting 80 participants and about 20 presenters or this event. Japan ASCD will give the presenters small reward. TIOM will give you very relaxed environment to have a great networking moment. Please contact me if you are interested in being a TIOM presenter. For further information regarding previous workshop topics, visit the TIOM website. jascd-tiom.ning.com/forum Try It On Monday ( TIOM ) is a one-day EdTech event held each year. […]

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LANGUAGE AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE on Minecraft

In the lesson using Minecraft, we have to adjust the vocabulary level according to the student’s Minecraft and Language levels.  However, the basic operation of Minecraft is very simple, so every student will memorise it within an hour. Meanwhile, they can also acquire a lot of basic Japanese vocabularies naturally. The context of the minecraft world prompts the student to form sentences and conjugate verbs. Essential Questions In order to operate Minecraft, what kind of words do you have to memorize? What do you have to be careful in order to play Minecraft more enjoyably? Skills & Knowledges The students will explore the world of Minecraft with their teacher. The students can learn basic vocabularies while they […]