Au secours! I have to teach FSL

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Quinton Stotz
Date:September 15, 2022
Time:4:00 pm to 5:30 pm MTN
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-FR-007
Focus: French (FI and FSL) French Immersion

Target Audience

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.