Thank you to everyone who came to Kumamoto Orientation this year! Over 50 new JET participants joined orientation this year, spending two and a half days attending workshops, visiting booths, and studying Japanese. We hope that orientation was both fun and educational for our new JETs!
Additionally, more than 30 volunteers from around Kumamoto Prefecture helped out this year. Thank you for your time and effort — it’s thanks to you that Kumamoto Orientation was a success!
Below are some of the materials from this year’s workshops and booths. Please take a look at them!
Stay tuned for photos…!
ES/JHS Roleplay Workshop by Erin Dillon and George Leach
Culture Shock by Sam Van Ginhoven
Office and Enkai Etiquette Workshop by Sara Birnbaum
Appliances & Electronics by Max Levitt-Campbell
Classroom Games by Hiroshi Fukushima and Stewart McDiarmid
Eating Vegetarian and Vegan by Erin Dillon
Eikaiwa by Tanya Leonard and Joleen Tomlinson
Hi, Friends! and Elementary School Games by Katie Elliott and Amy Tran
Hiking and Outdoor Recreation by Garrett Stanford
Kindergarten by Donald Bradley
KumAJET by Chiri Davis, Jamie Jove-Viniegra, Zaynab Nakhid, and Andre Trowell
LGBTQ by George Leach and Karmen Rabe
Living in the Inaka by Jamie Jove-Viniegra and Alice Le
Office and Enkai Etiquette by Sara Birnbaum
Self-Introduction Lesson Plan Help (SHS) by Andria Hidaka
Studying Japanese by Erika Egner