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Aug 2021

Aug/19/21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

FSL Virtual Learning Series 2021: Remote Learning

Presentation Description: There has been a shift to remote learning in all areas of education. French as a Second Language environments have been transformed through digital spaces. This interactive session will explore digital tools, best practices and Ministry documents to support remote learning in the context of French as a Second Language. Throughout the session we will also explore how to use speaking activities in a remote setting to engage all learners. Teacher voice and feedback regarding successes and challenges will…

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May 2022

May/26/22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

FSL Virtual Learning Series 2022: Special Education Needs

Presenter: Andrea Vogan, Instructional Program Leader, Halton District School Board Within each classroom, there are a variety of learning profiles. When you add in learning French as a Second Language, the strengths and needs within the classroom can change dramatically. Come to learn about different techniques to differentiate, accommodate and modify students whose learning profiles need more support. Find ways to get at the same learning outcomes, while allowing for support of all students within your FSL classroom. This webinar…

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Jun 2022

Jun/6/22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

FSL Virtual Learning Series 2022: FSL Teacher Advocacy

Presenter: Melanie Sendzik, District School Board of Niagara Core French or French Immersion teachers in dual-track settings can feel like they are islands within the larger context of the school. Administrators can make intentional decisions to ensure FSL educators feel like they are part of the team. Norm-setting, curriculum and assessment mapping as well as thoughtful SIPSA planning provide avenues to include FSL teacher voices not only in the daily activities but also in the vision and mission of the…

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Jun/15/22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

FSL Virtual Learning Series 2022: Building Competent and Engaged Readers in French Immersion

MAIN PRESENTER:  Angeline Humber, Teacher Consultant Greater Essex Count District School Board  Throughout this session, panelists will discuss their experiences and strategies for developing competent readers in French Immersion programs. We will share tools that educators can implement to provide an effective, engaging and intentional literacy program that is responsive to learners. PANEL MEMBERS:  Katie Kueneman, FSL & Literacy Consultant Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board Jordan Sloan, Bilingual Literacy Coach Renfrew County District School Board   This webinar is intended…

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Oct 2022

Oct/19/22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

FSL Virtual Learning Series 2022: De-streaming in FSL

Presenter: Carlo Di Rienzo, FSL Consultant, YCDSB Carlo's extensive work in both French Immersion and Core French has helped support and improve student achievement in both the elementary and secondary grades. Authentic tasks, evaluation and a sample lesson will be part of the presentation. In many ways, destreaming in FSL was already happening before it became official. Carlo has also presented on Supporting school administrators in FSL, which was part of the 2020 learning series. Description: As de-streaming is introduced…

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Jul 2023

Jul/27/23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

FSL Virtual Learning Series 2023: Cooperative Learning Strategies

Presenter: Nancy Louis is French as a Second Language District Facilitator with Simcoe County District School Board. Her portfolio includes French Immersion and Core French Grades 1-12. Prior to that she has been teaching French Immersion in Simcoe County for 13 years. Nancy is passionate about Mathematics and has been an Instructional and assessment mathematics facilitator with Simcoe County District School Board, and is involved in the translation of the Math course of study for the French Immersion program. She…

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Aug 2023

Aug/24/23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

FSL Virtual Learning Series 2023: Backwards Design to Support Language Comprehension in FSL

Presenter: Angeline Humber Angeline Humber is a Teacher Consultant for Greater Essex County District School Board supporting the Early Years (Birth to Age 8) and French as a Second Language (FSL) Programs K-12. She has been an educator for 23 years and has had experience working in Core French and French Immersion classrooms. In her role as Teacher Consultant, Angeline collaborates with colleagues within her Board as well as regionally and provincially to build capacity and advocate for educators, students…

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Sep 2023

Sep/28/23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

FSL Virtual Learning Series 2023: Promoting Oral Communication in CF Programs in FSL

Presenter: Andrea Vogan Andrea Vogan is an Instructional Program Leader for FSL in Halton District School Board. She has taught both Core French and French Immersion leading up to her current central role as French Lead for K-8.

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Oct 2023

Oct/19/23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Virtual Learning Series 2023: Assessment as Learning in FSL

Presenter: Ashleigh Mcphee is a FSL educator with Simcoe County District School Board for the past 26 years, working in both elementary and secondary schools. She also served as an OMLTA Board of Director, Vice-President of Modern Languages Council of Ontario, and SCDSB Languages Program Coordinator and DELF Formatrice. In this webinar, hosted by Ashleigh Mcphee we will share our best strategies, tools, and practices for assessment as learning. She explores and discusses with the attendees on subject matter such…

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