Kumamoto Orientation



This is a collection of materials, including presentation slides, workshop and booth handouts from past Orientations.

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2019 Kumamoto Orientation
14-16 August 2019

Day 1 Presentations:

  • Keynote Speech by Preston Sangster
    [1] Slides
  • Trading Places by Mika Tejbo and Karl Bristav
    [1] Worksheet

Day 2 – Morning Workshops:

  • SHS ALT Workshop
    [1] Presentation by Kaye Levene
    [2] Blank Lesson Plan Template
    Activities: [3, Bilal Khan] [4, Kaye Levene]
    Lesson Plans: [5, 6 Kelli Yogi] [7, 8 Ola Akindes]
  • ES/JHS Roleplay Workshop for Municipal ALTs by Eve Gillison and Jenny Vosper
    [1] Demo Lesson Plan and Tips
  • CIR Workshop by Greg Corbett and Heling Wang
    [1] Presentation by Greg Corbett

Day 2 – Afternoon Workshops:

  • Life in the Inaka by James Davenport
    [1] Handbook Materials
    [2] Slides
  • Money Matters by Catherine Burke
    [2] Handbook Materials
  • Office and Enkai Etiquette by Debbie Chaplin and Fujiko Okada
    [1] Office Etiquette Guidelines
    [2] Dress Code Guidelines
    [3] Enkai Etiquette Guidelines

Day 2 – Interactive Booths:

  • Appliances & Electronics by Gracia Lee and Sherlyn Lim
    [Handout]
  • Cars and Driving by Ericka Lange
    [Handout]
  • Classroom Games (ES/JHS) by Clifford Beddy and Stacy Chung
    [Handout]
  • Classroom Games (SHS) by Chase Sutherland
    [Handout]
  • Cleaning Products/Seasonal Housekeeping by Erika Bareng
    [Handout]
  • Disaster Preparedness by Preston Sangster
    [Handout]
    [Link to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s Disaster Preparedness Manual (English)]
  • Eating Vegetarian/Vegan by Jess Langshaw
    [Main Handout]
    Recipes [1]  [2]  [3]  [4]  [5]  [6]  [7]
  • Eikaiwa by Kira-Ann Hayashi
    [Handout]
  • English Outside the Classroom by Meike Foreman and Lucas Rosch
    [Handout]
  • ES Teaching Materials by Poppy Campbell and Sara Ramirez
    [Handout]
    [Handout – Extended Version]
  • Grocery Shopping by Laura Guihen and Alicia Lim
    [Handout]
  • Health by Jenifer Vosper
    [Handout]
  • Hobbies in Kumamoto City – Simona Husarova
    [Handout]
  • KumAJET – Kelli Yogi and Patrick Amano-Dolan
    [Handout]
  • Kumamoto Events – Greg Corbett
    [Handout]
  • Making a Home – Mika Tejbo
    [Handout]
  • Medicine – Amy Shiroma
    [Handout]
  • Nursery and Kindergarten – Caitlin Puzzar
    [Handout]
  • Office Etiquette and Enkai – Hester Mullen
    [Handout]
  • Self-Intro Lesson Plan – Raleigh Hooks and Carla Petite
    Handouts [ES/JHS Version] [SHS Version]
  • Stress Management & Culture Shock by Jennifer Frey[Pamphlet]
  • Studying Japanese by Estelle Abrial
    [Handout]
  • Women’s Health and Safety by Eve Gillison
    Handouts [1] [2] [3]

2018 Kumamoto Orientation
15-17 August 2018

Presentations and Workshops:

  • Keynote Speech by Kristina Butke
    [1] Slides
  • Trading Places by Shenee Douglas and Kaye Levene
    [1] Slides
    [2] Worksheet
  • ES/JHS Activities Fair for Municipal ALTs
    [1] Handout by Roslyn Humphreys
  • ES/JHS Roleplay Workshop for Municipal ALTs by George Leach and Chiri Davis
    [1] Demo Lesson Plan and Tips
  • CIR Workshop by Greg Corbett and Youngsoo Lee
    [1] Slides by Greg Corbett
  • Exploring Kumamoto by Charles Marchant and Olivia Poole
    [1] Slides
    [2] Handbook Materials
    [3] Handout
  • Money Matters by Nora Schleupner
    [1] Handbook Materials
  • Office and Enkai Etiquette by Debbie Chaplin and Fujiko Okada
    [1] Office Etiquette Guidelines
    [2] Dress Code Guidelines
    [3] Enkai Etiquette Guidelines


Booths
:

  • Appliances & Electronics by Eric Goldberg
    [Handout]
  • Cars and Driving by Justin Lau
    Pamphlet [1] [2]
  • Classroom Games (ES/JHS) by Simona Husarova and Eloise Pienaar
    [Handout]
  • Classroom Games (SHS) by Kaye Levene and Zak Repman
    [Handout]
  • Cleaning Products/Seasonal Housekeeping by Erika Bareng
    [Handout]
  • Disaster Preparedness by Shenee Douglas
    [Handout]
  • Eating Vegetarian/Vegan by Rose Lipton
    [Handout]
  • Eikaiwa by Greg Corbett
    [Handout]
  • English Outside the Classroom by Casey Jones
    [Handout]
  • ES Teaching Materials by Hadijah Mohammed
    [Handout]
  • Health by Jenifer Vosper
    [Handout]
  • Special Needs Education by Sheridan Piltz[Pamphlet]
  • Traveling in and out of Japan by Stacy Chung
    [Handout]
  • Women’s Health and Safety by Eve Gillison
    Handouts [1] [2] [3]