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March 30, 2022
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT
Bilingual
CASLT Event

Description

Célébrons la francophonie is a collection of activities for FSL teachers to use with their students to explore and celebrate the French language and the French-speaking world. CASLT provides this resource for the Semaine nationale de la francophonie, an opportunity to celebrate a rich, exciting, and dynamic Francophone community in Canada.

FSL teachers – participate in the live Kahoot! with your students to:

  • Connect in real time with other teachers and students in Canada celebrating French
  • Have fun while promoting the use and acquisition of the French language
  • Have a chance to win prizes – there will be several prize draws for participants during the live event

Feel free to have your students participate individually or participate all together as a class.

My school division does not allow the use of Zoom. Can I still participate in the event?

CASLT makes every effort to ensure that its services and offerings are as accessible as possible. Since there is no universal virtual meeting platform, we decided to use Zoom.

As long as your school division’s IT department has not blocked the zoom.us domain*, you can join the Zoom event using the Zoom web client. This means you can join the Zoom event in your web browser**, without the need to download or install anything on your computer.

How to Join Zoom Meetings/Webinars With the Web Client
  1. Click the meeting link.
  2. If a pop-up window prompts you to open or install the Zoom Desktop Client, click “Cancel”.
  3. At the bottom of the page, click the “Join from your Browser” link.
  4. Your browser will ask you to allow Zoom to use your microphone and camera. Click “Allow”.
  5. Enter your name.
  6. Click “Join”.

For more information, view the Zoom Support article “Getting started with the Zoom web client”.

* You can test this by trying to go to https://zoom.us/. If the page loads, you should be able to access the event in your browser.

** One of the following browsers is required: Chromium Edge 80 or higher, Google Chrome 53.0.2785 or higher, Safari 10.0.602.1.50 or higher, or Firefox 76 or higher. Note: Zoom web client is not supported on the mobile versions of web browsers.

Hosts

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Glenn Cake

Glenn has more than 30 years of foreign language teaching experience. He has been a lead distance education teacher with the Centre for Distance Learning and Innovation (CDLI) since 2003. He has vast experience using all Google tools and extensions including Slides, Forms, and MOTE. Glenn has presented for many years at various conferences, including the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI), the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association (OMLTA), and CASLT. He has provided professional training to second language teachers in the areas of internet resources and software that teachers and students can use to enhance their second language and technology skills.

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Lisa Browne Peters

Lisa has 27 years of experience teaching students in Core French, French Immersion, and Intensive Core French programs. Nine of those years were spent in distance education, providing opportunities for students in rural and isolated communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador to continue their French Second Language education. Lisa served for seven years on CASLT’s National Council and she volunteers on the Board of Directors with Canadian Parents for French Newfoundland and Labrador. She currently works as a Language Learning Specialist with Employment and Social Development Canada.


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