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Former McDowell researchers to offer upcoming SPDU workshop focusing on French immersion

October 24, 2016

spdu-newOn November 2 French immersion teachers will gather at the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation building in Saskatoon to explore how to support students in developing their French oral language skills.  Facilitators Dana Sanders and Tina Anderson will draw on their McDowell research project Moving Into the 21st Century With Second-Language Learning: iParle français.

In their research, Dana and Tina explored innovative ways to addresses fossilized errors in French immersion classrooms or errors that occur in oral language because of the influence of the first language.  As part of the Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit’s Facilitator Community, their work will be of interest to other primary French immersion teachers.

For more information on the workshop please see the SPDU catalogue.