Prufrock's Wargaming Blog

Prufrock's Wargaming Blog

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

A work interlude

It's been a pretty busy couple of weeks here but things are settling down now for a short spell so I hope to be able to get some painting done.

The rushed state of affairs was brought about by my having been asked, about two months ago, to do a 'teach the teachers' seminar on behalf of the local Board of Education. Its purpose was to give Japanese elementary school teachers a few tools to make them a little more confident teaching English, either in their own classes or in a team-teaching environment with a native English speaker.

As Japan will be increasing its focus on English language learning at elementary school level over the next couple of years, there is a bit of a push on to get teachers up to speed.

Anyway, the seminar seemed to go over quite well, which was pleasing. There were a couple of areas I could have improved on, but on the whole it was worth the time and effort.

And now that it's done, I might just have a short window of time to catch up on some painting (if the motivation holds!) before I need to start preparing for the next thing I have to do!

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