Literacy Progressions in French Immersion Language Programs of Study

Registration closes:
Sep 28, 2022 at 5:00 pm
Webinar will be recorded
Facilitator: Gwendolyn Shone
Date:September 28, 2022
Time:5:00 pm to 6:00 pm MTN
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-NC-010
Focus: French Immersion New Curriculum

Target Audience

French Immersion language Teachers K-6 (Can be adapted for 7-12)

About this Learning Opportunity

Comment est-ce que l’usage des progressions en littératie d’Alberta Education peuvent renforcer les programmes d’études de langues de l’immersion française? Cet atelier expliquera
l’organisation des progressions en littératie, examinera l’organisation générale du programme d’études actuel et de sa nouvelle ébauche pour la matière de langue en immersion française et
partagera l’identification des meilleures composantes en littératie à incorporer dans la planification de leçons par l’enseigant.

How can Alberta Education’s literacy progressions be used to effectively reinforce French Immersion language programs of study? This session will explain the organization of the literacy
progressions, examine the overall organization of the current and draft French Immersion programs of study for language, and share how to best identify what aspects of literacy to
incorporate in teacher lesson planning.

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.