April 2016 Conference

SENIA Japan Luci & students 1 SENIA Japan Luci & students 2 SENIA Japan Srishti welcome SENIA Japan Welcome Screen Thank you so much for attending SENIA Japan 2016!

IMG_7395Your feedback is very important to us. Please complete the participant survey here 

Download your certificate here. The password will be given out at the end of the conference and emailed to participants.
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE (correct date) (36 downloads)

Presenters and delegates please add resources to this Google Drive folder

Friday, April 29th

7:00 pm onwards: Dinner at THE ROCK (at your own cost)

Saturday, April 30th

7:30 – 8:15: Registration

8:15 – 8:30: Welcome and logistics

8:30 – 8:55: Why Inclusion? (addressed by Heads of Schools)

9:00 – 10:00: Keynote 1: Applied Behavior Analysis: Using Science to Improve Educational Outcomes for all Students, Christine White-Tzeng

10:00 – 10:15: Time for Q&A

10:15 – 10:45: Coffee break    

10:45 – 11:45: Breakout session 1A, Main Building, Room West 301  Learning or Language difference?: EAL and LS at the crossroads, Jen Lemery, Srishti Vaswani, Yokohama International School, Yokohama.

OR

         Breakout Session 1B, Main Building, Room West 302  Accommodating Special Needs in the MYP with Modified Criteria Joe Gorski, Canadian Academy, Kobe.

OR

Breakout Session 1C, Main Building, Room West 303 Factors Affecting Students` Competencies and Learning Difficulties in Solving Mathematical Problems John Linga, Okinawa International School, Okinawa.

12:00 – 12:30: Student panel

12:30 – 1:30: Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Keynote 2:  The Survival Guide for Student Success, How to Use Your Brain’s Built-in Apps to Sharpen Attention, Battle Boredom, and Build Mental Muscle, Dr. Ron Shumsky

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Time for Q&A

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm: Breakout session 2A Main Building, Room West 301 Differentiation, Personalization, Co-teaching: Ways to Be Change Agents within your School Kellie Bohanon, Susan Islascox, Kathleen Nickle, American School In Japan, Tokyo.

OR

 Breakout session 2B, Main Building, Room West 302  Serving Students with Needs: An Elementary Perspective Rose Yee, Aimee Moore, Canadian Academy, Kobe

OR

Breakout session 2C, Main Building, Room West 303 Mental Health Support for Multicultural Children and Young People Outside the Greater Tokyo Area Andrea Carlson, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagoya

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm: Wrap up

 

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

Venue The Canadian Academy in Kobe: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=zRjIv2ALAdXg.kAokno3IxLag
Conference Fee JPY 4000
Dinner 29th April 2016 at THE ROCK: http://therockjapan.com/menu/

Presentations and speakers

Why Inclusion? addressed by Heads of Schools (NIS, CA, YIS)

Student Panel NIS students share their stories

Keynote 1: Applied Behavior Analysis: Using Science to Improve Educational Outcomes for all Students: Christine  White-Tzeng

Keynote 2:  The Survival Guide for Student Success, How to Use Your Brain’s Built-in Apps to Sharpen Attention, Battle Boredom, and Build Mental Muscle: Dr. Ron Shumsky

Sessions:

1A: Learning or Language difference? EAL and LS at the crossroads, Jen Lemery, Srishti Vaswani, Yokohama International School, Yokohama

1B: Accommodating Special Needs in the MYP with Modified Criteria, Joe Gorski, Canadian Academy, Kobe

1C: Factors Affecting Students` Competencies and Learning Difficulties in Solving Mathematical Problems, John Linga, Okinawa International School, Okinawa

2A: Differentiation, Personalization, Co-teaching: Ways to Be Change Agents within your School, Kellie Bohanon, Susan Islascox, Kathleen Nickle, American School In Japan, Tokyo

2B: Serving Students with Needs: An Elementary Perspective, Rose Yee, Aimee Moore, Canadian Academy, Kobe

2C: Mental Health Support for Multicultural Children and Young People Outside the Greater Tokyo Area, Andrea Carlson, Aichi Prefectural University, Nagoya

Registration 
Registration for the 2016 Conference in Kobe is still  open! Please complete the form below to register.

Registration Form

Presentation proposals now CLOSED thank you to everyone who sent in proposals.

Calling for presenters for our first Annual Conference! Please fill out and submit this form latest by 29th February 2016.

Presentation Proposal

Kobe conference