Unleash the Power of the AIM for Teaching Languages!
Date: Friday, January 11th, 2019 and Saturday, January 12th, 2019 in Louisiana.
Workshops for Beginner AIM French and Spanish 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.
There will be a live demonstration of the methodology with students for both French and Spanish teachers!
Academy of the Sacred Heart
Ash Rosary Campus
4521 St. Charles Ave,
New Orleans, LA
Date & Time
This is a two day workshop. The days are:
Day 1: Friday, January 11th, 2019 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
Day 2: Saturday, January 12th, 2019 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
Friday, January 11th, 2019 8:00am-9:00am
Facilitator: Wendy Maxwell & Kem Opperman-Torres
Lunch is included in the workshop price and coffee & tea will be provided each morning.
Hampton Inn Garden District
3626 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115
Standard King/Double Queen $149/night