New ES Textbook Features And How To Use Them by Mikayla Govern

by Mikayla GovernBio: Mikayla Govern is from Midwest America. She completed her bachelor's degree in International Studies and has been working in the international sector ever since. She worked at one of the largest banking corporations in the world before finding her passion for teaching. Now, she works in the Saitama and Tokyo area…

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The Features Of Elementary Education by Mikayla Govern

by Mikayla GovernBio: Mikayla Govern is from Midwest America. She completed her bachelor's degree in International Studies and has been working in the international sector ever since. She worked at one of the largest banking corporations in the world before finding her passion for teaching. Now, she works in the Saitama and…

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Five Free Ed-Tech Resources to Educate, Enhance, and Engage English Efficacy by Huy Tran

by Huy TranEducational Technology ColumnistBio: Huy Tran is a Global Education Designer who trains ALTs, JTEs, and teaches ESL learners how to harness the powerful tools of the 21st Century.He received his Bachelors of Science in Education from the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. He was…

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Strategies For ALTs To Deal With Harassment by Farrah Hasnain

by Farrah Hasnain Bio: Farrah Hasnain is currently in her fifth year of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme and is from Washington, DC. She is an Assistant Language Teacher at a senior high school in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka. Her research interests include the ethnography of immigrant and minority communities in Japan and the US…

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Harassment In Japan Experienced By ALTs by Farrah Hasnain

by Farrah HasnainBio: Farrah Hasnain is currently in her fifth year of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme and is from Washington, DC. She is an Assistant Language Teacher at a senior high school in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka. Her research interests include the ethnography of immigrant and minority communities in Japan…

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Can ES Teachers In Japan REALLY Teach English ALONE? by David L. Hayter

by David L. HayterBio: David L. Hayter works as a Lead Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) in Japan. Although he primarily teaches junior high school, he has taught all the grades from kindergarten through ninth grade.Aside from teaching classes in junior high school, his other duties include training and managing new ALTs, designing and…

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7 Reasons Why English Only Classes Alone Won’t Fix Japan’s English Problems by David L. Hayter

by David L. Hayter Bio: David L. Hayter works as a Lead Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) in Japan. Although he primarily teaches junior high school, he has taught all the grades from kindergarten through ninth grade. Aside from teaching classes in junior high school, his other duties include training and managing new…

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