$199.00
2 Session Course Outlines
1. Oral and Written Story Retelling
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: Monday, July 13 and Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m.PST / 12:00 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
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: Monday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m.PST / 12:00 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
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: Tuesday, August 18 and Thursday, August 20, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m.PST / 12:00 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: Monday, August 10 and Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m.PST / 12:00 p.m.EST
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: Tuesday, July 28 and Thursday, July 30, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m.PST / 12:00 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
6 Session Course Outlines
1. Let’s get started with AIM in Immersion!

Beginner/Refresher course / Cost: $199.00 per teacher
Time: 1:00 p.m.PST / 4:00 p.m.EST / 10:00 p.m.Europe
Dates:
Monday, August 10
Wednesday, August 12
Monday, August 17
Wednesday, August 19
Monday, August 24
Wednesday, August 26

In these six 75-minute sessions sessions, we will focus on:

  • developing oral language skills through the extensive use of the Gesture Approach
  • simplifying the language so that you may engage exclusively in the Target language with students
  • implementing effective AIM Routines for engagement and successful classroom management
  • using Transition songs develop langue skills and create a sense of security and predictability


2. Taking AIM into other subject areas - Winter Session available

Beginner/Refresher course / Cost: $199.00 per teacher
Time: 4:00 p.m.PST / 7:00 p.m.EST / 10:00 p.m.Europe
Dates:
Monday, January 11
Monday, January 25
Monday, February 8
Monday, February 22
Monday, March 8
Monday, April 12

In these six 75-minute sessions, we will focus on:

  • the continued development oral language skills
  • how to model activities so that students may effectively engage in centre activities exclusively in French
  • AIM activities that develop written language skills
  • a variety of concrete activities that take the AIM philosophy into the teaching of social studies, math, science, art and language arts

We are excited to offer a Summer Series so that you may personalize your training needs with 2-session webinars and 6-session webinars
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Plus packages which allow you to personalize your training experience and SAVE!

If you're interested in our Fall Series, click here


Let's get started!

-For Beginners, we are offering the following six-session Webinars this summer for only $199.00: Let’s get started with AIM in Immersion! with  Ann Chiasson, author of our new Immersion Teacher's Guides in our Immersion Kit.

You may also attend our follow-up Webinar this winter for $199.00 called:  Taking AIM into other subject areas

OR


You can get BOTH Webinars PLUS our *Online Teacher Training, with our Personalized Live Online AIM PD Immersion Package: $429 (Save $79!) 

*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