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  1. Re: Good alternative to questions warmup for Elementary School

    NEW English warm up activity for elementary schools

    Try reading short stories!! Ask simple questions, too.

    Only saying this because HRTs are already being trained to do that in their classroom.
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    Re: Working with a JTE who doesn't speak English

    Aren't there no JTEs in elementary schools??? If they do have, then there's no need for ALTs. But, I'm guessing you're teaching with an HRT.

    First, doesn't your school have pre-made lesson plans...
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    Re: Heads up on good teaching materials

    I recommend ReadingBear. Great site for kids to learn phonics.

    Reading Bear: free phonics & vocabulary...learn to read for free!

    However, doesn't quite work on smart tablets. Hope that's not...
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    Resources for JHS and Elementary Schools

    I'm hesitated to add this information, but I would like to get a good start. It is after all the new school year!

    So, if there are any ALTs using this forum, hope this site will help you. Take...
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    Re: Heart English School

    4 month process after submitting the PR application form and you need 3 years of tax documents, proving that you've paid your Japanese taxes.

    FYI, save up to pay your residency tax!! It's a huge...
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    Re: Heart English School

    It's just something about Japan that...N/A

    As for PR, it depends on a case by case basis and perhaps, the mood of immigration officer. If all works smoothly, 8000 yen, loads of application...
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    Re: Heart English School

    Regarding upward mobility in the English teaching field, I think you will find out for yourself how difficult that can be. However, working for an international business company in Japan, would be...
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    Re: Heart English School

    Agree with most dispatch companies being shady. Ideally, having those companies out of the picture would be best!

    Btw, how do you get long-term and experienced ALTs? Because only old timers ...
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    Re: Help Choosing Location?

    The hot springs in Kyushu are awesome!! Give it a try and perhaps, you'll get it. (Wow! I can't believe the JET application have all gone online.)
  10. Re: Current & Former JETs - Your best and worst experience as a JET?

    If this is of any interest to anyone, please read it.
    Pay cuts for reemployed workers are illegal: district court http://japan-press.co.jp/s/news/index_google.php?id=9574

    There are still...
  11. Re: Claim for Payment of Accident and Sickness Benefits

    Most newbies who just come to Japan to teach English, don't even noticed that the English teaching industry has gotten worse over the years. The reality is the lack of "give and take" on both sides. ...
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    Re: First week at a hotel

    On the JET program, your accommodation should be taken care of by the BOE and as soon as you arrived in Japan, you officially start your first day of work! Anyhow, with overlap between your...
  13. Re: Claim for Payment of Accident and Sickness Benefits

    For anyone interested ~~ Additional info you might want to know ~

    "Unfortunately, access to this compensation doesn’t prevent the board from dismissing you, but as long as you are claiming...
  14. Re: Claim for Payment of Accident and Sickness Benefits

    You're protected by Japanese law. It's your right to use this benefit. Because you've paid hundreds of YEN into your insurance premium every month.
    Don't let your employer take advantage of pushing...
  15. Re: Claim for Payment of Accident and Sickness Benefits

    I got this form from a chair general union member (that's your reference!!) and added an extra page in how you can qualify. So...i guess you insult that person too. Someone who's trying to help. ...
  16. Claim for Payment of Accident and Sickness Benefits

    If you ever get sick, you don't want to use your paid holidays, and you're already paying a premium for your health insurance coverage, use this claim!


    Claim for Payment of Accident and...
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    Re: Teaching English to adults

    Teaching adults are quite different, but I find this to be very useful and I think you will too.

    Breaking News English Lessons: Easy English News | Current Events

    Just choose what you want to...
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    Re: Sunshine English Course

    At my work place, I'm using the New Horizon, but I think the textbooks all generally cover the same grammatical points. I wonder why your teachers would tell you aren't needed in class unless you...
  19. Re: Elementary Schools and Junior High Schools Lessons

    Don't you know what this forum is for? Because what would you choose, a forum that still exist in the future or another one that dies out? This effect those teachers who aren't in the JET program and...
  20. Re: Elementary Schools and Junior High Schools Lessons

    If you are teaching in a private school and your behavior is like that, then why do you even teach/work in Japan? It makes other ALTs look bad and our work conditions get worse rather than better....
  21. Elementary Schools and Junior High Schools Lessons

    For those of you who are teaching in Japanese school(s):

    I have just included Jeopardy, Bingo, and so on! Just click on "Elem/JHS Lessons" and scroll down to "Interactive Learning."



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  22. Teaching resources for the new school year, April 2016

    Just thought I mention that Eigo Ganbare is 'Back To School' Ready, April 2016!!


    Some new features can be found. For example, newly and updated elementary school lesson plans, after school...
  23. Teaching resources for the new school year, April 2016

    The new school year is around the corner, so I just thought I mention that Eigo Ganbare is 'Back To School' Ready, April 2016!!

    Some new features can be found. For example, newly and updated...
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    Re: General advice for teaching ES/JHS

    I think it's a good idea to see how the students are like in the classrooms, and even observe how the JTEs teach. But, our roles as ALTs are different from them. Sometimes, better if we weren't so...
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    Re: Elementary school resources for a newbie.

    Sorry, it's been a while since I log in here. Other than the Akita Wiki, there's another set! Has other resources all in one. Just google Eigo Ganbare.
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