Archive for June, 2009

  • Reposting from Jetwit.com: JETAA NY Webmaster Lee-Sean Huang (Oita-ken, 2003-06) is settling into his summer internship at Creative Commons in San Francisco and is working on a site called OpenEd that will act as a kind of portal for the open education community. Lee-Sean suggested that the JET community, which already does a lot to share their lesson plans and ESL games, might be a good group to engage on OpenEd site. Lee-Sean has started a a preliminary Wiki page and says he would welcome any input as well as more links to relevant resources. Since the site is a wiki, anyone can create an account and edit the site. http://opened.creativecommons.org/OER_for_JET_Programme_Participants<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Open Educational Resources for JETs

    Reposting from Jetwit.com: JETAA NY Webmaster Lee-Sean Huang (Oita-ken, 2003-06) is settling into his summer internship at Creative Commons in San Francisco and is working on a site called OpenEd that will act as a kind of portal for the open education community. Lee-Sean suggested that the JET community, which already does a lot to share their lesson plans and ESL games, might be a good group to engage on OpenEd site. Lee-Sean has started a a preliminary Wiki page and says he would welcome any input as well as more links to relevant resources. Since the site is a wiki, anyone can create an account and edit the site. http://opened.creativecommons.org/OER_for_JET_Programme_Participants

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  • The Nihongo Dake Dinners are back by popular demand! Get up out of your Japan TV-watching seat, blow the dust off of your kanji dictionaries, and come meet and greet, drink, and be merry while practicing your nihongo. Come on, we all know you miss Japan and have many stories to tell. Now’s your chance to meet fellow Japanese (and JET’s) in the New York City area. Date and Time: June 30, 7pm Cost: $20 that covers food, with an assortment of appetizers, salads, and makizushi. Drinks are paid for individually. Location: Natori 58 St. Marks Place (6 Train to Astor Place) The maximum amount of people allowed is 26. First come, first serve! Please feel free to email JonHills, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Nihongo Dake Dinner

    The Nihongo Dake Dinners are back by popular demand! Get up out of your Japan TV-watching seat, blow the dust off of your kanji dictionaries, and come meet and greet, drink, and be merry while practicing your nihongo. Come on, we all know you miss Japan and have many stories to tell. Now’s your chance to meet fellow Japanese (and JET’s) in the New York City area. Date and Time: June 30, 7pm Cost: $20 that covers food, with an assortment of appetizers, salads, and makizushi. Drinks are paid for individually. Location: Natori 58 St. Marks Place (6 Train to Astor Place) The maximum amount of people allowed is 26. First come, first serve! Please feel free to email JonHills, […]

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  • Join the newly accepted JETs as we explore the Urasenke Chanoyu Center, take part in Tea Ceremony, and spread our JET wisdom to our new Kohai. What: Lecture/Demonstration/Tour at Urasenke Chanoyu Center (Tea House and Garden) http://www.urasenkeny.org/ Where: 153 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021 When: Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 at 2:00pm-4:30pm (please arrive by 1:45pm) Cost: Free Please arrive by 1:45pm if you are free. If you have any questions, contact Amber at secretary@jetaany.org<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Urasenke Tea Ceremony

    Join the newly accepted JETs as we explore the Urasenke Chanoyu Center, take part in Tea Ceremony, and spread our JET wisdom to our new Kohai. What: Lecture/Demonstration/Tour at Urasenke Chanoyu Center (Tea House and Garden) http://www.urasenkeny.org/ Where: 153 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021 When: Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 at 2:00pm-4:30pm (please arrive by 1:45pm) Cost: Free Please arrive by 1:45pm if you are free. If you have any questions, contact Amber at secretary@jetaany.org

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  • From left: Glen Milan, Monica Yuki, Stacy Smith, Kirsten Phillips, Rick Ambrosio, Shree Kurlekar, Megan Miller, Kat Barnas, Justin Tedaldi Photo by Justin Tedaldi<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Quarterly Meeting Photo

    From left: Glen Milan, Monica Yuki, Stacy Smith, Kirsten Phillips, Rick Ambrosio, Shree Kurlekar, Megan Miller, Kat Barnas, Justin Tedaldi Photo by Justin Tedaldi

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