French as a Second Language (FSL) PD Playlist - REPEAT
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French as a Second Language (FSL) PD Playlist - REPEAT
Presented by: Not Applicable
Monday, January 04, 2021 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday, February 01, 2021 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday, March 01, 2021 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday, April 01, 2021 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday, May 01, 2021 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday, June 01, 2021 | 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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It’s not too late! If you didn’t have a chance to register for our FSL PD playlist the first time around, we want to offer out this popular PD Playlist one more time!  Sign up any time before the end of the year and we will email this Playlist directly to your inbox.

Whether you are an French as a Second Language teacher wanting to sharpen your skills, or an Instructional Leader looking to support staff, this 6 part FSL PD Playlist is rich in practical ideas, tips, tools and strategies that you can use right away to enhance your work and further your learning or the learning of staff you work with. 

This FREE PD Playlist will be emailed directly to the inbox of those who sign up at the beginning of each month.  So, if you register:

  • Before Dec 31st, you’ll receive it January 4th
  • Before January 31st, you’ll receive it February 1st
  • Before February 28th, you’ll receive it March 1st
  • Before March 31st, you’ll receive it April 1st
  • Before April 30th, you’ll receive it May 3rd
  • Before May 31st, you’ll receive it June 1st

Here’s what you’ll find in each of the 6 Playlists:

 Playlist 1 – Building My French Proficiency

·      Websites for Improving your Language Skills

·      Alberta Individual Teacher Bursary Program

·      Immersion Programs and Courses for Teachers

·      Building a Personal Learning Network (PLN)


Playlist 2 – Teaching FSL: Where do I Start?

·      Program of Studies at a Glance

·      Why Teach FSL

·      Why Learn French in Alberta

·      Beginner French Resources for FSL Teachers

·      Translation Tools


Playlist 3 – Mindset of a Second-Language Learner

·      Encourage Risk-Taking

·      Be a Model

·      Be Inspirational

·      Acknowledge the Second Language Anxiety


Playlist 4 – Pedagogy for Effective FSL Instruction

·      Action-Oriented Task Approach

·      Thinking Routines

·      Thinking Strategies Placemat

·      Backward Design Thinking

·      Inquiry and Project-Based Learning

·      Flipped Classroom

·      Cooperative Learning, Three Part Lesson, and Collaborative Inquiry

·      French as a Second Language Guide to Implementation

·      Strategic Instruction in FSL


Playlist 5 – Pedagogy in Action

·      Interactive Activities

·      Online Tools

·      Transfer Learning

·      Engaging Students

·      Start with the Familiar

·      Second Language Strategies

·      Breaking the Code of the Language


Playlist 6 – Resources For FSL Teachers

·      French Language Games

·      Alberta Developed Resources

·      Ontario’s New Teachers Handbook - Surviving and Thriving in the French as a Second Language Classroom

·      French Books Online

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Not Applicable
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