Diversity Resources for French Immersion

Attend this workshop to develop your french immersion collection so your students can have "windows, mirrors and sliding glass doors" (Bishop, 2015).  In this workshop we will share french immersion resources that are culturally and socially diverse and the appropriate grade levels.  We will also discuss resources which have a francophone author and those that are translated. Primary focus is on resources for elementary french immersion.

To Bring/Important Notes

A favorite french language book with an authentic voice to share that represents cultural or social diversity.

Sessions

Friday 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

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Presenter

  • Leisbet Beaudry

    Leisbet Beaudry is a Bibliothècaire in a single track, elementary, french-immersion school in Prince George for the last 9 years. Leisbet is passionate about identifying french language resources for her french immersion school. In particular resources that have been written by a french authors.  Recently Leisbet completed a diversity audit for the English fiction titles in her library. With this information purchases of both French and English resources were completed.