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Fête des Pères Printable Greeting Card

Last night, I was tinkering around with Google Docs and decided to give the drawing feature a good, honest try. I often use Microsoft Word to create my blackline masters since it has so many amazing features but, given that I wanted to make a simple...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jun 16, 2016

FrEd Matters - A Symposium on All Things FSL. Because French Education Matters.

FrEd Matters understands that French teachers face an ever-changing landscape of challenges in the world of education. By building a creative, informed community of teachers, we can work together to meet the intellectual, social, digital, behavioural...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jun 8, 2016

Useful Sites for Practicing Basic French - A Symbaloo EDU Webmix

For the longest time, I have been thinking about how I can share useful websites with my students and their parents to help them practice their French at home. This is guaranteed to be on every parent's mind when they come in for curriculum night and...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jun 5, 2016

A Digital Portfolio - IICT Part 1

And now,.. the end is near... and so I face my digital portfolio. I had no idea I would struggle with this as much as I did. It's the problem I face when given too many options to choose from. Sure, I could post the digital artifacts below via Prezi...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Apr 1, 2016

July 20, 2015 Notable Companies Earnings Reports to Watch for the Week Ahead

* Notable Companies Earnings Reports to Watch for the Week Ahead (July 20 – 24, 2015) * Monday July 20 Pre Market: Morgan Stanley (MS), Halliburton Co. (HAL), Genuine Parts Co. (GPC), Sonic Automotive Inc. (SAH), Lennox International, Inc. (LII), H...
by CRWE-PR Finance on Jul 19, 2015

C'est l'aviron - Song Lyrics Cloze Activity

The cultural component of the Grade 6 Ontario curriculum focuses on intercultural awareness of French-speaking communities in eastern, western and northern Canada. As such, I have recently introduced my students to the Festival du Voyageur. I tr...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jun 14, 2015

Sylvia Duckworth - French Teacher Extraordinaire

After having bumped into Sylvia Duckworth at the Word Congress of Modern Languages in March, I have had the great fortune of attending two of her workshops. Both times, I have learned a great deal on using iPads and Google Apps for Education in the F...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on May 26, 2015

I'm a Google Educator!

It's official! Today I received my certificate as a Google Educator. Having finally met Sylvia Duckworth at the World Congress of Modern Languages Conference last month, I was inspired to pursue this venture. You see, not only is she an incredibl...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Apr 9, 2015

Music and Dancing Etienne-Style at #WCML2015

Last weekend, I was lucky to have attended the World Congress of Modern Languages Conference which took place in Niagara Falls. It was a chance to learn and collaborate with educators from across the globe, an opportunity that doesn't come around...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Mar 31, 2015

Make Your Own Dimoitou Hand Puppet

When my daughter was in nursery school, I remember her teacher sending home a teddy bear one weekend along with a journal to record our activities together. It was such a great idea and we really enjoyed reading the journal entries recorded by other...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Nov 10, 2014

Researcher vacancies in Madhya Pradesh State Forensic Science Laboratory Dec-2013

Madhya Pradesh State Forensic Science Laboratory,  Sagar  Issued recruitment notification for the post of Researchers for filling up 41 Vacancies.  Researcher (Chemistry) – 08 Posts Researcher (Biology) – 33 Posts How To...

Free intraday or short term cash and future stock market tips for November 7, 2013

Today one index future tip (Nifty Future Tip), one stock future tip and three intraday cash tips are given for free.Don't over trade.Always keep stop loss.Be cautious while trading.After achieving T1 move your stop loss to just below entry level.Afte...
by Stock_for_YOU_Plus on Nov 6, 2013

French Resources: French Vocabulary on PoissonRouge.com

Looking for an online interactive site that helps to reinforce thematic vocabulary? Poissonrouge.com has a page dedicated to French vocabulary along with additional pages in Greek, Chinese, and English. These pages can be found by hovering over...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on May 23, 2013

Si tu pars en voyage

After making a booklet for my grade 1 French students called, "On est malade." I decided to make another one for this month's theme on travel and methods of transportation. I based this booklet on the song that is taught in this mon...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Mar 19, 2013

OMLTA - It's Conference Time!

This week, the Ontario Modern Languages Teachers' Association/Association ontarienne des professeurs de langues vivantes is hosting another spring conference entitled "Connections 2013 Connexions" from March 21-23. This is the one conference I look f...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Mar 18, 2013

Free Download: French Booklet 'On est malade.'

In our school board, we begin Core French studies in Grade 1. The program we use is called Dimoitou, which I had never heard of prior to moving to Toronto. There are so many things I like about the program, namely the variety of songs and poems that...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Mar 15, 2013

Free Download: Un album de famille - Dédicace

In my grade 4 class, we are at the point of compiling the final task in the unit "Souvenirs de ma famille." Students will create a family album which will include key elements such as a cover page, dedication, a diagramme of their extended...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jan 21, 2013

Droles d'animaux - Free Blackline Master

As part of our grade 4 unit Logos-animaux, my students create their own version of the story Droles de chats. I like to call it a poem. It is an opportunity for them to use the adjectives we have studied in the unit and use the correct form based on...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Nov 7, 2012

Justin Bieber Singing in French, Étienne Style

Last year, I blogged about Étienne, one of Canada's favourite children's artist, and how much I love using his songs to help teach key concepts in my FSL classes. His music is known for its appeal to the younger generation since it incorpora...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Sep 24, 2012


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