Webinar 1: Powerful Advocacy for Your Japanese Language Program
The JOINT webinar series aims to provide professionals with opportunities to gain/increase/update their knowledge of Japanese language education without traveling, through online presentations led by experts.
||Saturday, November 3, 2012
||Until December 10, 2012
||Jessica Haxhi, Maloney Magnet School, CT
|| As Japanese teachers, we all know how important it is to advocate for our programs. In this webinar, the presenter will share ideas for how to maximize your time spent on advocacy to produce powerful results. We will discuss four key areas of powerful advocacy: special events, classroom instruction, informational documents, and daily teacher practices. You will be able to submit your questions either during or after the webinar.
The webinar was available online for one month after the "live" date. Please check back for future availability.
||The speaker will present in English using PowerPoint (English).
Questions and answers can be either in English or in Japanese.
|After the webinar:
||Participants can also continue a follow-up discussion to exchange opinions and ideas on advocacy.
About the presenter: Jessica Haxhi teaches grades 3-5 and Pre-kindergarten classes at Maloney Interdistrict Magnet School in Waterbury, Connecticut. In the summers, she teaches a K-8 world languages methodology course for Southern Connecticut State University and the Connecticut Department of Education. Jessica is a recipient of the Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award (2008) and received the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award in 2002. She is an alumna of the JET Program and has also taught ESL and high-school Japanese. She has served on the boards of the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and the National Council of Japanese Language Teachers, as well as of AATJ.
All participants will need to have a Google account and obtain a Gmail address.
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AATJ members: $15 per webinar (not refundable)
Non-members: $25 per webinar (not refundable)
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*AATJ will not allow one person to be registered from a site with multiple viewers. Every person must register as an individual.
Registration will take place in two separate steps on two separate websites:
1) First, register for the webinar.
2) Second, pay for the webinar. Your credit card payment will be made on the AATJ secure server.
You will receive confirmation by email of both your registration and your payment.
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A fast Internet connection (Ethernet or wireless) will be needed for a stable connection. Modem connection is not recommended. A webcam and microphone are not necessary.
Adobe Connect™ will be used for webinar sessions. It is a web conferencing platform for web meetings, eLearning, and webinars.
Tech orientations will be scheduled prior to each webinar for registered participants.
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Earn Professional Development Credits (CEUs)
AATJ’s webinars can be used to request continuing professional development credits for renewal of teacher certification in most states. All registrants receive an email with a certificate of completion once they have viewed the webinar, which can then be submitted for credit.
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