J’ai écrit ceci pour le cours que je suis maintenant – Principles in Teaching French Immersion: “À mon avis, mon plus grand défi comme professeur d’immersion sera l’anxiété: la mienne, celle de mes élèves, et celle de leurs parents. J’ai commencé mon premier poste d’enseignement la semaine dernière: une expérience assez stressante. Je m’inquiète parfoisContinue reading “L’anxiété: mon plus grand défi comme professeur d’immersion”
Category Archives: French Immersion
My First Week as a Teacher
In the midst of a cold and some other personal challenges, I accomplished my first week of teaching last week. By the weekend I was totally exhausted, but I was happy. I have learned (or been reminded of) the following about myself and my profession: Sleep is not optional. Keeping a journal is helpful. SettingContinue reading “My First Week as a Teacher”
Planning for Community Building
One of the highlights of my final practicum was the Restitution training that was offered by the school district. Because of this training, one of the first activities that I plan to do with my students is the My Job/Your Job anchor chart. I am happy that my new school and district are also interested inContinue reading “Planning for Community Building”
I’m a Teacher!
I’m a teacher! In fact, here I am in front of my new classroom: The past few months have been an absolute whirlwind! I did my 10-week practicum from the beginning of October to the beginning of December. Immediately after finishing my practicum, I led a Brownie camp for the weekend. On the following MondayContinue reading “I’m a Teacher!”
Chassez le naturel Le Soleil et la Lune
Débat: comment mieux surveiller Internet ?
Practicum I am already 1/3 of the way through my 6-week K/1 practicum! I feel a lot more à l’aise speaking in French now than I did two weeks ago, and I am so happy about that. So far I have been leading the morning calendar routine and teaching a unit on shapes and solids. TheseContinue reading “Fraction-Packed Update!”
French Immersion Rendezvous
I coordinated a French Immersion student-teacher rendezvous for today. Twitter was tremendously helpful in making it happen. These mind maps give a glimpse of what was discussed: Merci @angela_wynans, @MmeHibou, and @UVicCurricLib for today’s wonderful #FrImm workshop! #UVicEd #BCStuTeach #fsl pic.twitter.com/YRKIADNcnz — Britney Allen (@MlleBallen) March 17, 2015