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Level 1 - 2 Day Training - Beginner French  (Core/FSL-Grades K-12; French Immersion-Grades 3-6; Late Immersion/Estended French-Grades 4-8)
with Ann Chiasson, author of our new Immersion Teacher's Guides in our Immersion Kits

Cost: $429.00 per teacher, or you can SAVE and bundle with our Hands-on Gesture Practice with Wendy! workshops for $599.00.

Dates: Saturday, February 3, 2024 and Saturday, February 10, 2024
Times: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PST / 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST

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PLENARY 8:00 am-8:30 am PST / 11:00 am-11:30pm EST

Day 1
Classroom Routines and Oral Language development

In these sessions, we will focus on:

  • developing oral language skills through the extensive use of the Gesture Approach
  • learning gestures and how to use them to effectively helps students develop oral language skills
  • 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 language skills and create a sense of security and predictability

Day 2
Centre Activities!

In these 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
  • how to ensure that students engage in French only in all activities
  • 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

Bonus! You will receive recordings of the sessions to view at your leisure for 90 days as well as 3 months' access to AIM Teacher Training Modules!



    Refund Policy: 
    Up to 2 weeks prior 90% refunded.
    No refunds two weeks prior to Winter Institute.