23rd NECTJ Annual Conference
@ United Nations International School
Dates: Nov 8 (Sat) & 9(Sun), 2014

Keynote Speaker & Workshop leader:
Professor Motoko Tabuse from Eastern Michigan University

9:30-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:10 Opening Remarks: Kazuo Tsuda (NECTJ President)

10:00-10:30 Special Remarks: Mr. Goro Watanabe (Consulate General of Japan in New York), Mr. Osamu Honda (Japan Foundation in New York)

10:30-12:30 Keynote Presentation" Professor Motoko Tabuse (AATJ President, Eastern Michigan University)
「これからの日本語教育の課題と展望に関する一考査」

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-4:45 NECTJ Member Presentation Session
1. "Technology Integration" Mr. Masahiro Tanaka (UNIS)
2. "Digital Textbook" Ms. Mitsuko Kimura (Francis Lewis High School)
3. "Critical Thinking" Ms. Masayo Ohyama
4. "Waseda University Program" Mr. Takahiro Maeno & Yukiko Nakamura
5. "Japan Trip Program" Mr. Takeshi Miyakoshi

5:00-6:00 NECTJ Committee Announcements
1. Harumatsuri: Dr. Mariko Sato, Ms. Ritsuko Yokota, Mr. Masahiro Tanaka
2. Exchange Program: Ms. Noriko Koide
3. JFL Study Group: Mr. Masahiro Tanaka
4. JHL Study Group: Ms. Toshiko Calder, Mr. Masahiro Tanaka
5. Boston NECTJ:

6:30-8:00 懇親会Dinner @ Saburi


  • Sunday Morning session: 9:30-11:30
Ø Topic “ How to grade and how to make AP Japanese” and “Let’s make questions used in the class for succeeding in AP exam – Text message and conversation” 1
  • Sunday Afternoon session: 12:30-2:30
Ø Topic “ How to grade and how to make AP Japanese” and “Let’s make questions used in the class for succeeding in AP exam – Text message and conversation” 2
Ø Presenters: Professor Motoko Tabuse and Yoko Fukuda

Motoko Tabuse: AP Japanese Chief Reader, Eastern Michigan University

Yoko Fukuda: 6-times AP Japanese Reader, 3rd-year AP Japanese Development Committee member, Teacher of Japanese, Northern Valley Old Tappan High School