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  • Exhibitor Bingo: Click on the Exhibitors page in Sched and do a little shopping! Download a copy of this BINGO CARD and find all the answers in the about section of many exhibitors. Email (or share) your completed Bingo card to vpexhibits@getca.com. Prizes include a $500 gift card to the Fairmont Hotels, and ten $100 gift cards to Chapters, Amazon, and other great places.
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Thursday, February 25 • 9:00am - Friday, March 12 • 3:00pm
Celebrating Diversity in French Immersion; New Canadians, Francophones, Bilinguals, Plurilinguals

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French Immersion is a second language program of choice geared towards non-native speakers of the French language and culture. Today's demographic of learners has significantly diversified since its conception. The program no longer attracts families wishing additive bilingualism for their children, it now encompasses the inclusion of a plurality of families who value French education. These communities include New Canadians, Francophones, Bilinguals, and Plurilinguals.

Speakers
avatar for Gwendolyn Shone

Gwendolyn Shone

Conseillère en curriculum, Celebrating Diversity in French Immersion
Gwendolyn Shone is an Edmontonian, Alberta-born educator. Her diverse family includes two sisters from the 60s Scoop. She has studied at Campus Saint-Jean. She has worked for Conseil Scolaire Centre Nord and Edmonton Public Schools. She has spent most of her career in French Immersion... Read More →
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Jessica Schultchen

Celebrating Diversity in French Immersion



Thursday February 25, 2021 9:00am - Friday March 12, 2021 3:00pm MST
Pre-recorded Session