$179.00
2 Session Course Outlines
1. Oral and Written Story Retelling - Summer session available
with Wendy Maxwell, Creator of the AIM
For teachers of Core French or Immersion students (Grades 2 and up) and teachers who have taken the Beginner Foundations or live Beginner Training.
Cost: $99.00/teacher per course or bundle all 5 for only $399.00!
Dates: Thursday, October 1 and Thursday, October 8, 2020
Time: 4:00 p.m.PST / 7:00 p.m.EST

In these two 60-minute sessions, we will focus on how to:

  • introduce the concept of story retelling
  • organize and assess oral story retelling and how to vary the activity to maintain engagement
  • model written story retelling and to promote awareness of spelling and grammar in-process
  • organize and assess student written retelling


2. Classroom Management Strategies - Summer session available
with Pauline Galea, AIM certified Teacher/Mentor, host of Parlez avec Pauline
For teachers of Core French or Immersion students (Grades 2 and up) and teachers who have taken the Beginner Foundations or live Beginner Training.
Cost: $99.00/teacher per course or bundle all 5 for only $399.00!
Dates: Wednesday, October 7 and Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Time: 4:00 p.m.PST / 7:00 p.m.EST
In these two 60-minute sessions, we will focus on:

  • reviewing the AIM strategies and techniques designed to support your classroom management
  • introducing new strategies developed that have worked effectively such as 'le prof du jour'
  • sharing with each other additional systems and strategies that have been effective


3. Grammar and the AIM’s error correction process: Summer session available
with Edite Sammons, AIM Chief Curriculum Consultant
For teachers of Core French or Immersion students (Grades 3 and up) and teachers who have taken the Beginner Foundations or live Beginner Training.
Cost: $99.00/teacher per course or bundle all 5 for only $399.00!
Dates: Thursday, January 21 and Thursday, January 28, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m.PST / 7:00 p.m.EST
In these two 60-minute sessions, we will focus on how to:

  • work with the AIM’s inductive Approach to Grammar
  • use the error correction code to help students reflect on their learning
  • develop improved grammar understanding through targeted gesture reviews


4. How to organize your café théâtre
with Wendy Maxwell, Creator of the AIM
For teachers of Core French or Immersion students (Grades 3 and up) and teachers who have taken the Beginner Foundations or live Beginner Training.
Cost: $99.00/teacher per course or bundle all 5 for only $399.00!
Dates: TBD
In these two 60-minute sessions, we will focus on:

  • starting early to prepare for your event - how AIM supports you to do this naturally!
  • assigning roles and rehearsals for the event
  • how to ensure that every aspect of your program is showcased and that students leave feeling so proud of their accomplishments!



5. On AIMe la cuisine ! Fun with Cooking in the AIM Classroom
with Mardi Michels, AIM Certified Teacher/Facilitator and author of 'In the French Kitchen with Kids'
For teachers of Core French or Immersion students (Grades 3 and up) and teachers who have taken the Beginner Foundations or live Beginner Training.
Cost: $99.00/teacher per course or bundle all 5 for only $399.00!
Dates: Monday, November 2 and Monday, November 9, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m.PST / 6:00 p.m.EST
In these two 60-minute sessions, we will focus on:

  • Learn how to "AIM-ify" culture in the French classroom
  • Experience Mardi's units of study around cooking and food for the play Comment y aller and the reader, Jean-Michel, acrobate
  • Learn how to have students research typical ingredients and recipes, write research questions and present their knowledge in various formats (including "Tasty-style" cooking videos)
  • Learn how to structure a similar unit based on student interest and ability, all using the PDL to make the activities accessible to all
4 Session Course Outlines
1. Let's get talking in French
with Edite Sammons, AIM Chief Curriculum Consultant

Beginner/Refresher course / Cost: $179.00 per teacher
Time: 4:00 p.m. PST / 7:00 p.m. EST
Dates:
Tuesday, August 25
Tuesday, September 8
Tuesday, September 22
Tuesday, October 6

In these four 75-minute sessions sessions, we will:

  • review the key principles, strategies and techniques of the methodology
  • show how to accelerate the development of language proficiency through the Gesture Approach
  • demonstrate how to use gestures spontaneously to create authentic interactions and proficiency
  • show how rhythm, rhyme and music may effectively increase engagement and the development of language skills


2. Moving from Oral to written - (PART TWO of the course that begins in August)
with Edite Sammons, AIM Chief Curriculum Consultant

Beginner/Refresher course / Cost: $179.00 per teacher
Time:4:00 p.m. PST / 7:00 p.m. EST
Dates:
Thursday, October 22
Thursday, November 5
Thursday, November 19
Thursday, December 3

In these four 75-minute sessions, we will focus on how to:

  • effectively use the Partner/Group Activities Book
  • seamlessly segué from oral to written activities
  • model written activities so that students may effectively engage in partner/group activities exclusively in French
  • implement systems to help students monitor their exclusive use of the Target Language only

We are excited to offer a Summer Series so that you may personalize your training needs with 2-session webinars and 4-session webinars
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Let's get started!

-For Beginners, we are offering the following four-session Webinar this summer for only $179.00: PART 1 Let’s get talking in French! with Wendy Maxwell, Creator of the AIM

You may also attend our follow-up Webinar in October for $179.00 called: PART 2 Moving From Oral to Written,

OR


You can get BOTH Webinars PLUS our *Online Teacher Training, with our Personalized Live Online AIM PD Core/FSL Package: $399 (Save $69!) 

*Online Teacher training  (value $110), allows you to start training right away! Includes: Access to the self-paced OTT site for 1 year, with 11 in-depth self-paced modules that teach the theory behind the AIM, provide classroom videos for analysis, include quizzes, an AIM expert Forum and so much more.


For those who have taken our Beginner course and want to focus on a specific topic, check out our two-session courses. Only $99 per teacher, or Bundle all 5 for $399!


Up Your Game! - New Training with AIM!

Our webinars have been updated and will include:
  • A new length and sequence for our Beginner/Refresher courses
  • More interactivity in every course
  • New 2-session topic-specific courses that will delve into one aspect of the methodology in-depth
  • We are providing certificates of attendance for teachers who attend and participate in sessions and who require proof of attendance in the course