Anyone going to the WALS conference in Japan in November should definitely sign up for the Japan Lesson Study Immersion Program, November 20 – 22, 2017. This 3-day program will provide a unique opportunity to learn about teaching math through problem-solving and to observe Japanese research lessons and post-lesson discussions. The program includes lectures, discussion, and simultaneous Japanese-English translation provided by Toshiakira Fujii, Akihiko Takahashi, and Tad Watanabe. Go here for more information.