• 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

Assessment in a French Immersion Classroom Part 2

Gradebooks, reporting out, rubrics, and more!! How to design effective tools for todays' classrooms. Let's explore triangulation of assessment using proficiency scales, observations, conversations, self and peer assessment, and more.
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Being and Learning Outdoors Viewed Through the Core Competencies

The workshop focuses on being outdoors as a learning option. The idea is to encourage educators to view being outdoors as a viable option for which planning and assessment are made easier.
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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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Resources and Activities within a BC French Immersion Setting

Do you feel like you don’t have enough time to teach and assess what is required of the BC Ministry of Education? Project-based learning can help you cover the curriculum and maximize your time. In this workshop, you will be introduced to teaching activities and inspiring resources to motivate your students and help you save time.
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Strategies for Classroom Management

Would you like to be better organized and offer effective follow-up on learning progress to your students and their parents? Do you want to help your students continue their learning process while also helping those who need more time and attention? This workshop will offer simple solutions to allow everyone to learn at their own pace and remain motivated throughout the year.
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Grammar and Social Justice in BC: for the Teaching of a Queer Approach to Grammatical Rules

This interactive workshop will provide participants with tools for teaching speaking and writing that makes visible - and audible - the full spectrum of SOGI identities. We will model the difference between SOGI-inclusive and SOGI-expressive French teaching and we will present the benefits of the latter for the school community.
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Anti-oppressive practices in French teaching in BC

This workshop will provide participants with tools for teaching French through an anti-oppressive lens. Via an inquiry-based activity, we will demonstrate the utility of simple concepts drawn from linguistics to drive student engagement and student appreciation for the connection between language education and social justice.
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Indigenization of French Courses and Greater Well-being in BC

The purpose of this workshop is to provide participants with tools for teaching that integrates knowledge of Indigenous language (Southern Michif, Chinook wawa), communication technology (Wampum), and Indigenous notions of collective rather than individualist literacy.
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Assessment in a French Immersion Classroom Part 1

Let's explore assessment and share updates from the BC Ministry of Education. We will also explore the Reporting Order to share updates on reporting for BC teachers grades K-12.
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FPPL: Bring the Poster With You!

The workshop being offered focuses on encouraging educators to be mindful of the FPPL when planning and organizing projects outdoors. It is about developing key understandings regarding the principles of learning and recognizing land as teacher.
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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.