Upcoming Events

Tadoku Workshop at the U.W.

WATJ,    A reminder from Izumi-Sensei about the Tadoku Workshop at the U.W.  The workshop will be held on Sept 24 and we still have some spots open.Here is the web page:https://jsis.washington.edu/japan/tadoku-workshop/No registration fee and 6 clock hours provided.Thank you!Izumi

WATJ general meeting & workshop

Dear WATJ, I’m pleased to announce the first WATJ general meeting & workshop of the new school year!  Please join your WATJ colleagues on Saturday, October 1 at Everett Community College for an all-important general business meeting, followed by a very worthwhile workshop by the fabulous Chikako Misener Sensei. As you might remember, ECC is where we held our… Read more »

Using Technology to Engage Students in Creative and Curious Learning”

Dear all, Hope you are all still enjoying the beautiful summer! This is a reminder that CLTA-WA will be hosting a summer workshop “Using Technology to Engage Students in Creative and Curious Learning” this coming Sunday, Aug 21 at the University Prep. It’s for all languages. 3 Clock Hours will be provided by WAFLT. See the attached flyer… Read more »

Aki Matsuri

Dear Washington Teachers of Japanese,   Hi, my name is Laura Toman and I’m part of the organizing staff for the upcoming cultural event Japan Fair 2016. Japan Fair is the new name for the long-standing and much beloved Bellevue community festival, the Aki Matsuri. I’m reaching out to you to see if you can share… Read more »

2016 COFLT-WAFLT Fall Conference

2016 COFLT-WAFLT Fall Conference Mark your calendars!  The fall COFLT-WAFLT conference will be held at the Portland Sheraton – Airport:  October 14-15, 2016. The theme is Impact COFLT-WAFLT.  There will be a pre-conference workshop on Thursday, October 13, 2016, and post-conference workshops Saturday afternoon, October 15.  National keynote speakers and workshop presenters include Martina Bex, Stephen Krashen, Carol Gaab, and Karen… Read more »

Aki Matsuri Volunteers Wanted!

Dear WATJ, This year’s Aki Matsuri will be know as Japan Fair 2016, and will be held at the Bellevue Meydenbauer Center on September 3rd and 4th. The co-chairs of the fair are looking for student volunteers, university and high school. Please see request below from Allen Nakamoto. My name is Allen Nakamoto and serving as a Co-Chair of… Read more »

Tadoku Workshop

WATJ, A very valuable workshop offered by the UW! For free!  Dear WATJ members:I am pleased to announce that Tadoku Workshop will be held at the UW on Sept 24.  Please see the information below and register online.  Registration will be closed on September 10, however, only 50 seats are available, so please register as… Read more »

2016 COFLT-WAFLT Fall Conference

WAFLT Announcements and Updates Stay up-to-date on workshops, conferences, and classroom ideas by following us on our Social Media sites! Quick links: Conferences – WAFLT Web site 2016 COFLT-WAFLT Fall Conference The 2016 COFLT-WAFLT Joint Conference will take place at Sheraton Portland Airport on October 13-15, 2016. Washington participants, please register here! The theme will be: Impact COFLT-WAFLT. There… Read more »

COFLT-WAFLT Fall Conference 2016

Mark your calendars now!  The fall COFLT-WAFLT conference will be held at the Portland Sheraton – Airport October 14-15, 2016.  The theme is Impact COFLT-WAFLT.  There will be a pre-conference workshop on Thursday, October 13, 2016, and post-conference workshops Saturday afternoon, October 15.  National keynote speakers and workshop presenters include Martina Bex, Stephen Krashen, Carol… Read more »

Summer Institute

Dear WATJ,    It feels like summer!    So it reminds me to remind you about this year’s Summer Institute. https://jwspeechskit.wordpress.com/summer-institute-2016/ Instructor: The amazing Hiroko Kataoka SenseiCourse: “Mid-term and Final Exams: Revisiting Paper and Pencil Assessments with Contextualization and Personalization.” Dates: Tuesday July 5 – Thursday July 7 Time: 8am-4:00pm Venue: JCCCW (1414 South Weller St Seattle,… Read more »