Wednesday, January 13, 2021

CASLT INFOS ACPLS

My Virtual Classroom, January 19th and 21st

With the rapid, large-scale switch to online teaching last March, teachers had to adapt quickly — but it hasn’t always been easy. CASLT has created a new resource to help teachers thrive in a distance learning and teaching environment. Welcome to “My Virtual Classroom!”

Registration is open for our sixth My Virtual Classroom webinar: Targeting Multiliteracies in Building Digital Learning Tasks, presented by Jim Murphy.

Sessions will be 45 minutes, with Q & A to follow. All content will be posted on our CASLT Learning Centre afterwards.
 

Advertise in Réflexions

Réflexions is the perfect choice for educational publishers and language learning centres to promote their products and services to second language specialists. Its focused and professional content makes Réflexions a quality environment in which your advertising will have guaranteed credibility

 

Marathon de lecture (French Reading Marathon) for a Good Cause

Starting January 18, you and your students can participate in a Marathon de lecture and support an education program in Burkina Faso. A selection of ready-to-use comic strips and teaching resources will be made available free of charge to teachers of French as a second language

 

Call for Chapters: Special Issue of Languages Journal

Languages is seeking chapters for the upcoming special issue of their journal titled “Learning and Teaching of English in the Multilingual Classroom: English Teachers’ Perspectives, Practices, and Purposes.” This special issue aims to compile papers that examine English teachers’ perspectives, practices, and purposes on the current challenges in linguistically diverse classrooms.

 

'Learn French and have fun!': Ontario teacher turns to YouTube for virtual learning
CTV News
With his stuffed elephant named Dex and his pet cat named Puppy, Steve Massa is going the extra mile to make sure his students have fun while learning French while away from the classroom. As schools closed for in-person learning last spring, the Grade 3 teacher with the Toronto District School Board decided to get creative to keep his students engaged while learning the French language, so “Monsieur Steve” was born

 

The Ayajuthem language radiates across territory
The Star
The word G???..gih’jeh radiates across airwaves through deep forests, over waters, into intricate fjords and snowy mountain tops into the lush and vibrant area of Ayajuthem-speaking territory. “G???..gih’jeh means the land,” says Norman Francis, as a part of the ‘Ayajuthem Word of The Day’ on The Raven. The station is operated by not-for-profit Aupe Cultural Enhancement Society. Located on Homalco First Nation land, holding a Type B Indigenous license.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Experiences Canada

Winter Newsletter / Bulletin d'hiver

Check out the latest newsletter here

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

ONF/NFB Education

ONF/NFB. Click on the link below to view the infoletter:

https://email.onf.ca/mail/OBS/61ld0001019yi196aDg-725371905

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Friday, January 08, 2021

NEWS FROM ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE du MANITOBA

Happy New Year!

We wish you the very best for 2021 and cannot wait to practice French with you!

We are still unsure when our building will reopen, but our whole team is committed to bringing online French classes to your home!

There are more than 30 courses for adults, kids and teens to choose from this January!

https://www.afmanitoba.ca/af/course-selector/

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Wednesday, January 06, 2021

CASLT INFOS ACPLS

Submit an article for publication in Réflexions!

Our members look to our professional magazine, Réflexions, for solid, current articles. They must be based on research, summarize research projects, present effective programs and practices, or report on current language-related events.

We are looking for articles of about 1,150 words written for:

  • Practicing K–12 educators, practicing second-language classroom teachers — French, English, and other languages
  • Researchers in second-language teaching and learning in various university settings
  • Student teachers enrolled in faculties of education
  • People interested in second-language learning development

For more information, consult our Guidelines for Writers.

 

My Virtual Classroom, January 7th

Registration is still open for the French version of our fifth My Virtual Classroom webinar: Développer la compétence orale en ligne (Developing Oral Competency Online), presented by Denis Cousineau.

This session will take place on January 7th from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST. Register now!

 

Call for Participation: Electronic Village Online (EVO) 2021

From January 11th to February 14th, TESOL experts and participants from around the world will engage in collaborative online discussions or hands-on virtual workshops of professional and scholarly benefit.

Sessions are free and open to anyone around the globe: it is not necessary to be a TESOL or IATEFL member nor to attend the TESOL Convention in order to participate.

For descriptions and abstracts of all sessions, visit the Call for Participation. Registration takes place from January 3rd to 10th, 2021

 

French language assistants happy to be in Yukon during pandemic
Yahoo!
Instead of being home for the holidays, a group of francophone classroom assistants in Yukon are spending time away from family. And even if their routines and traditions have been derailed, some are delighted to be staying put in the North. The language assistants are part of the federal government's Official Languages Programs. They work in classrooms in minority language settings across the country.

 

Students struggle as school goes online only in 4 provinces after Christmas break
CBC News
Ellen and Rafael Robles tried to have everything in order for Monday morning when their son, Bento, started school virtually after the holiday break rather than in person: a good desk, chair, headphones and an iPad. Still, the morning got off to a rocky start for the family in Woodbridge, ON, a suburban community north of Toronto.

 

Ontario teacher shortage grows dramatically
Canadian HR Reporter
Ontario's teacher shortage is growing and French and English school boards face significant recruitment challenges ahead, according to a report from the Ontario College of Teachers. Unemployment among first-year graduates is at six per cent in 2020 compared with 16 per cent in 2016, found the survey completed in June 2020.

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Tuesday, January 05, 2021

NEWS FROM ACPI

Check out the latest news of ACPI: https://mailchi.mp/acpi/bulletin-de-lacpi-janvier-2021-5vmgzl4ogi?e=d4dfdbea66

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