Category: Making Learning Fun

5 Fun Ways to Use Jamboard

Jamboard is one of my favourite digital tools. I love it’s simplicity AND the post it note feature.  Here are five ways that you can incorporate Jamboard into your virtual or in person classroom.  Birthday Messages Students can add post it notes to this Jamboard in order to wish the

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French Emotions

Launching Event: I start this unit by watching the movie “Inside Out”. This film serves as an excellent launch event for our unit on emotions as my students LOVE watching it. I play the film in French with English subtitles. We pause it every so often to recap the different

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Using Picture Books to Introduce Students to Celebrations

One of my favourite aspects of Social Studies is introducing students to celebrations of various cultural groups. One of the BEST ways to introduce students to any concept, is through picture books! This blog post contains affiliate links which means that amazon throws a few cents my way if you

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French as a Second Language Christmas Around the World

December is my favourite month! Christmas carols, holiday parties and gorgeous decorations make for a terrific combination! 🙂 One of my favourite parts of this month is bringing a little holiday magic to my classroom. My French as a Second Language (FSL) classes travel around the world to see how

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Launching Genius Hour

It is no secret to my colleagues that I absolutely LOVE Genius Hour! Some people call it Passion Projects, others call it 20% time, but the idea is essentially the same. Providing students with one block a week to work on something that is important to them or that they

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