Canadian Parents for French (CPF) Ontario Spring e-Bulletin 2017
CPF Ontario Spring e-Bulletin 2017
The answer is a resounding “OUI” as children do develop strong math and English skills in French Immersion! Researchers have studied this and many other questions since French Immersion programs were introduced in the early 1970s. Click HERE to view “Language of Mathematics Instruction in French Immersion Programs“, one of many fact sheets developed by Canadian Parents for French to answer your questions by providing information from research studies and the results of many provincial student assessments.
Introducing a series of tip sheets on how to support your child in French Immersion, Extended, or Core French programs. Topics range from online French resources to experiential learning and homework help tips from experienced parents. Click HERE to access helpful tips to support French Second Language learners.
Click HERE for a list of schools across Ontario that offer French Immersion and Extended French programs.How Parents Can Support French Immersion Students
“Leaning French as a second language” is a compilation of blog entries by Martine Brouillet, founder and director of Camp Tournesol. Click HERE for a PDF version of her e-book of blog entries written about bilingualism and supporting children learning French as a second language.
Whether you are looking for a traditional summer camp experience, a sports day-camp, or a day in the arts, click HERE for a listing of CPF Ontario-sponsored French and bilingual summer camps.Looking for more? Want a camp experience for the whole family or just looking for an opportunity to expand your cultural awareness with an exchange? Click HERE to find many amazing summer opportunities for your kids and family to use French on our FrenchStreet.ca online database!
Support your child`s learning in French with IDÉLLO! Register for a FREE webinar that provides an overview of the website and available functions such as exploring resources, searching by keywords, managing bookmarks, creating a group, and sharing learning activities. Click HERE to access the calendar of available webinars and HERE for instructions on how to access IDÉLLO. Instructions on how to register for the webinar can be found by clicking HERE.
Nominate a CPF Champion – We are accepting nominations for the 2016 Mlacak Award established by CPF Ontario as a special tribute to Beth Mlacak, a long-time CPF volunteer who worked tirelessly for our organization. It is presented yearly to a volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution. The deadline for nominations is June 30. Click HERE for more information.
Recognize an Outstanding Educator – We are seeking nominations for the 2016 McGillivray Award presented annually by CPF Ontario to an educator or administrator currently in a position of responsibility who has shown initiative, leadership, and commitment in promoting the development of French. Click HERE for more information.
FrenchStreet.ca is now serving you in both official languages/Le site Web FrenchStreet.ca est maintenant disponible dans les deux langues officielles! Explorez cette base de données Web en français ou en anglais et trouvez-y toute une gamme d’expériences et d’occasions culturelles en français. Explore Frenchstreet.ca in French or English to source a host of French experiences and cultural opportunities.
March 2017 – CPF Ontario’s Executive Director, Betty Gormley, and Youth Representative, Wadeed Irfan, discussed “L’immersion française plus importante que jamais au Canada (French immersion, more important than ever in Canada)” with Isabelle Craig on ICI Radio-Canada Télé panel discussion.
On April 19th over 125 schools in Ontario will help celebrate National Canadian Film Day with a French-language film screening event booked through CPF Ontario. Click HERE for more details.