$375.00
 
Unleash the Power of the AIM for Teaching Languages!

Date: Saturday, October 13th, 2018 and Saturday, December 1st, 2018 in Toronto, ON.

  • Workshops for Beginner AIM teachers

This interactive and practical workshop will give you the opportunity to discover and try some of the AIM’s innovative techniques. Learn the unique tools and strategies used in an AIM classroom.

Location
The Latvian Canadian Cultural Center
 4 Credit Union Dr, North York, ON M4A 2N8

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Date & Time

This is a two day workshop. The days are: 

Day 1: Saturday, October 13th, 2018  Time: 9:00am-3:00pm

This interactive and practical workshop will give you the opportunity to discover and try some of the AIM’s innovative techniques. You will learn how to:
• Get your students speaking the target language and use gestures to establish painlessly!) a French-only classroom environment from the very first day of classes • Encourage language production from all students at all levels
• Scaffold activities to ensure maximum student confidence and success
• Use music and choreography to create an active and engaging classroom environment
• Work with AIM plays at the beginning levels and utilize the effectiveness of a story-based approach • Introduce basic language manipulation activities

After day one of the workshop, there is a break for you to start implementing AIM in your classroom.

Day 2: Saturday, December 1st, 2018   Time: 9:00am-3:00pm 

The facilitator will continue to focus on the unique tools and strategies used in an AIM classroom. Topics covered will include:
• How to maximize use of gestures and have students speaking with you at all times
• How to implement story retelling and story extension activities
• How to correct work with an emphasis on error analysis as a way to refine grammar knowledge in context

Registration

Saturday, October 13th, 2018  8:00am-9:00am

Facilitator: Pauline Galea 

Meals

Lunch is included in the workshop price and coffee & tea will be provided each morning.