French Immersion Language Arts and Literature: Assembling the 2022 Draft Curriculum (2022)

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Gwendolyn Shone
Date:September 21, 2022
Time:5:00 pm to 6:00 pm MTN
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-NC-009
Focus: French Immersion New Curriculum

Target Audience

Teachers, French Immersion Teacher, School Based Administrator, Learning Coach, Instructional Coaches

Also Recommended For

Teachers, Educational Assistant

About this Learning Opportunity

Comment est-ce que les éléments de l’architecture et conception des nouveaux curriculums et des ébauches de curriculum fonctionnent? Cet atelier expliquera les éléments variés de
l’architecture et conception de l’ébauche du curriculum en immersion française, examinera les composantes de l’apprentissage de la langue identifiées dans les idées organisatrices et
partagera l’intention sur leur combinaison pour la création de leçons significatives pour les élèves.

How do the elements of the architecture and design of the new and draft curriculum work? This session will explain the various elements of the architecture and design of the draft curriculum
for French Immersion, examine the language learning areas identified in the organizing ideas and share the intention of how to combine them into meaningful lessons for students.

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

Gwendolyn Shone is an Edmontonian, Alberta-born educator and an active member of the Francophonie. She values plurality: living in a French language minority context, having three daughters who completed most of their education within the Francophone school system, having an
immigrant father, and having two Indigenous sisters adopted during the Sixties Scoop. Gwendolyn holds a B.Ed. and a CÉDUL for bilingual education, both from Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta. She holds certification as a Diplome d`Études en Langue Française assessor and for Alberta’s Leadership Quality Standard. She has worked with Conseil scolaire centre-nord and Edmonton Public Schools in Alberta working to support Francophone and French immersion students and teachers. Her experience includes classroom teacher, literacy and numeracy interventions, student teachers’ mentor, beginning teachers’ support, Alberta Education English and French programs of study curriculum consultant, Francophonie Albertaine Plurielle newcomer students services, and Alberta Minister's Youth Council volunteer.