|Date:||September 15, 2022|
|Time:||4:00 pm to 5:30 pm MTN|
|Focus:||French (FI and FSL) French Immersion|
Grades 4 to 12 Teachers of FSL
About this Learning Opportunity
Does news about your French as a Second Language assignment have you saying: “Au secours!”? Join this webinar for help getting organised. We’ll examine the essentials of teaching FSL and chat about ways to brush up on your French, line up key resources, organise some routines and develop an approach to planning with assessment. Lastly, we’ll briefly review upcoming FSL PL opportunities to get you oriented and en route.
This session will be delivered in English.
This session addresses the LQS competencies
- #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
- #4: Leading a Learning Community
This session addresses the TQS competencies
- #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
- #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.
About the Facilitator
Quinton Stotz B.Ed., MA (Applied Linguistics) is a practising FSL and Advanced Placement French teacher in Edmonton, and a research assistant at Concordia University’s Applied Linguistics Lab in Montréal. His real-world language experience intersects multiple language families, contexts, competences, and motivations, each of which adds a new dynamic to his teaching. Striving to foster greater capacities to learn and teach languages, Quinton has designed and facilitated professional learning opportunities on a local, provincial and national level since 2014. His professional interests centre on additional language development, research-based language pedagogy, and language teacher training.