Access this website here This article explores the developing trend among parents choosing to send their children to online schools and their rationale for doing so. Research indicates that key factors include a desire for greater flexibility, a safer learning environment and a change from their local school. Bibliography: Getting Smart. (2015). Why Online Learning Works […]

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Access this website here The French Embassy of Canada website hosts a comprehensive set of resources for tutors seeking professional development opportunities and innovative FSL teaching materials for the classroom. Certification exams and training programs online and in France offer opportunities for new credentials, while communication resources offer conduits to establishing partnerships between FSL classrooms and […]

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Access this educational blog here   This blog is perfect for elementary tutors looking to incorporate interactive technologies into their students’ learning. Mme Duckworth provides comprehensive introductions to everything she implements, so tutors should have no trouble familiarizing themselves with the technology and their related pedagogy.   Bibliography: Mmeduckworth.blogspot.ca. (2016). eTools for Language Teachers. [online] Available […]

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Access this educational site here AIM (Accelerated Integrated Method) is a relatively new mode of teaching language that makes extensive use of gesture, mime, music and dance alongside words to communicate meaning to students. The AIM website provides users with access to the broad base of research that identifies gesture as critical to the learning process, […]

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Access this educational blog here This accessible blog features a bevy of ready-to-use resources for tutors looking to incorporate new ideas and technologies into their interactions with students, including interactive student notebooks, QR codes and iPads. Bibliography: Ordinaryfslteacher.blogspot.ca. (2015). teacher. [online] Available at: http://ordinaryfslteacher.blogspot.ca/ [Accessed 16 Mar. 2016].

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Posted by: Amy S. Choi September 21, 2015 at 3:48 pm PST Caitlyn, a quiet seventh grader, was bullied by the other kids in her class at Luther Burbank Middle School in Burbank, California. She wore the same cowboy boots every day. “The other kids were awful about it,” said English teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki, remembering […]

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TED Blog Posted by: Cynthia Betubiza January 26, 2016 at 10:45 am PST With TED2016 quickly approaching, what better way to get ready than with a good book (or two, or three)? Before the conference starts on February 15, explore these reads by some of our speakers. Life in the future: Exegesis by Astro Teller. […]

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Access the Printable Activity Book here “This workbook is for both parents and young children. It is filled with fun and simple activities that introduce French to English-speaking children. There are also questions and answers on each page so that parents receive information about French-second-language (FSL) education which will allow them to make informed and […]

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Including STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS in FRENCH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE Programs This guide, Including Students with Special Education Needs in French as a Second Language Programs,  is a companion resource to A Framework for FSL, K–12,  created by the Ministry of Education. It focuses on the inclusion of all students in French as […]

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