• French Immersion Teacher Pro-D

French Immersion teachers in BC face unique challenges. The French Immersion Teacher professional development series transforms practice through workshops dedicated to the unique needs of in-service immersion teachers.

Features

  • French Immersion specific – Topics are developed and delivered specifically to address the unique needs of a French Immersion classroom
  • Supportive and professional instructors – Learn from the best French Immersion educators in Canada
  • Knowledge and practical skills – Get the latest information and learn about best practices and hands-on skills 
  • Collaboration and connections – Learn from, and find support in, a network of professional colleagues who are as passionate about French Immersion education as you are 
  • Inspirational – Workshops that inspire innovation and creativity in your classroom practices, and that you will take with you and pass on to your learners

Offered in partnership with:

Ministere de l'Education

Government of Canada

Outcomes

All workshops in this series will:

  • Identify the unique challenges of teaching in immersion environments
  • Enhance the skills required to teach in immersion environments
  • Integrate tools to remain resilient when faced with immersion-based teaching challenges
  • Develop a community of practice by collaborating and sharing with colleagues across the province in a safe environment

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Sessions

Educational Resources for French Immersion Teachers

This workshop aims to help immersion teachers improve their pedagogy and French immersion teaching skills from the comfort of home! Find out about new resources available in the ACPI Education Zone, CASLT Learning Center and other national associations. Learn to navigate the goldmines of professional development tools.
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CEFR and the Action-Oriented approach

This workshop will provide teachers with an overview of the evolution of CEFR adoption and its action-oriented approach in Canada. What are the benefits? What are the challenges? Discover creative solutions for improving learner confidence and skills in line with the CEFR.
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Indigenous Perspectives of Learning

Join us as we explore First People's Principles of learning in the French classroom. This is the first of a series of 4 workshops offered with Nicole George from UBC on this topic. Exploring our personal and professional identities/histories in relationship to Indigenous peoples, histories and worldviews.
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Teacher inquiry in a French Immersion setting

Let's explore teacher inquiry in the French classroom and strategies to motivate our language students. We will share tools and ideas to engage students in using this approach to support both language learning alongside content learning within the new curriculum. 
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First Peoples Principles of Learning in French Immersion Context

Exploring the reciprocal relationship between Indigenous knowledge/worldviews and Western educational perspectives. ‘How can Indigenous perspectives be applied to the teaching and learning of the Frim/FSL classroom?
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Thematic Literacy Circles – Interdisciplinary Literacy

This workshop will provide guidance for participants to start current literary circles as well as lists of books appropriate for students' reading levels and their cognitive levels. Cet atelier donnera des pistes pour les participants pour démarrer les cercles littéraires en cours ainsi que des listes de livres appropriés pour les niveaux de lecture des élèves et leurs niveaux cognitifs. 
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Fees

These workshops are free for in-service French Immersion teachers. Simply click "Learn More" next to the individual session to view workshop details and to register.