Category Archives: Education

Amazing Pinterest board

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all having a relaxing summer.  I wasn’t planning on posting in the summer because I’m taking a break from blogging.   I’m planning for a new grade 12 French immersion course, and it’s been really … Continue reading

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A blog worth adding to your bookmarks

Hi everyone! As I was doing some research on-line for activities to do with my grade 11/12 Combined Core French class, I stumbled upon a great blog called “France Bienvenue”.   It is specifically made for FLE teachers and it … Continue reading

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Using magazines

Hi everyone! I like to use magazines in my senior classes. I base two assignments on magazines articles. The first is an article summary and critique and the other is a presentation based on an article. For the summary, students … Continue reading

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PowerPoint presentations

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a restful weekend. Today we started oral presentations in my grade 9 Immersion class.  They mostly use PowerPoint and Prezi, and a few are using iMovie.  What’s interesting is that last week, as … Continue reading

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More grammar…

Hello everyone! I’m continuing on in my quest to finish the necessary grammar points in my grade 9 Immersion class.  To start the class off, my mise en train was a Tic Tac Toe game I made up, not for the … Continue reading

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The challenge that is the subjunctive…

Hello everyone! In my grade 9 Immersion class, we’ve finished all the units, but we still have some grammar points left before my students start their presentations next week.  I mentioned this to them last week and I heard moans … Continue reading

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Increasing oral fluency is tough work!

Hi everyone! I’m trying really hard to give students the tools that they need in order to be proficient in French.  I scaffold all my grammar points and I give them multiple and varied opportunities to see and use the … Continue reading

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