Above pic by Mortimer? All below* by John Althouse Cohen, with thanks.
Kit Rentrée 2013
Essential links and resources to help beginning Teachers of French (and anybody else!) with planning for 2013. #
Learning Languages in the NZC
Learning Languages: Curriculum Objectives per level
Learning Languages: Curriculum Guide for Junior French and Support Materials
Senior Secondary Languages Guide
Learning Languages Poster (to download and print)
French and the NZC: a visual summary to print
Learning Languages: Pedagogy
Ellis Principles and iCLT Principles
Pedagogy and Research
Find more still at http://www.french.ac.nz/curriculum
►French Subject Resources (NZQA Page)
►Scroll down the page for Vocabulary Lists for Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3
- Level 1 Achievement Standards and Assessment Specification (inc. 2012)
- Level 2 Achievement Standards and Assessment Specification (inc. 2012)
- Level 3 Achievement Standards and Assessment Specification (inc. 2012)
Past Externals (Inc. Sample Exemplars and annotated samples of Students Responses):
Internals: the Conditions of Assessment are available on the right hand side of the Sample Resource page at each level.
- Level 3
Level 3 Assessment SAMPLE Resources
.2 Realistic expectations for a presentation may be about:
Level 1 – 1 minute
Level 2 – 2 minutes
Level 3 – 3 minutes
.3 Possible interaction length which will provide sufficient language on which to base a grade could be about:
Level One -3 minutes
Level Two - 4 minutes
Level Three – 4 minutes (reference)
.5 Suggested word count that would enable students to meet the criteria are:
Level 1 – at least 300 words
Level 2 – at least 400 words
Level 3 – at least 500words
Pedagogy for e-portfolios (thank you to Gunhild Litwin, Regional Adviser Massey till 2011): how to manage collecting evidence of your students’ learning for assessment purposes.
Become a NZAFT member! For $20 a year support your subject association: it brings you the listserv but also maintains this one stop shop site www.french.ac.nz and its weekly teaching resources Newsletter frenchNews. Download a form today and meet your colleagues at http://www.french.ac.nz/nzaft
Subscribe to the NZAFT listserv : 400+ teachers of French in NZ to network with (share ideas, resources, requests etc) Just send a blank email, with nothing in the subject line, to: email@example.com
After subscribing, share by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or contribute by replying straight to the sender.
To unsubscribe: send a blank email, with nothing in the subject line, to: email@example.com
Subscribe to the Français listserv: a query re. a French word or expression? Do you want to share something interesting about the language itself? then subscribe to the Francais listserve. Just send a blank email, with nothing in the subject ine, to:
After subscribing, please share any thoughts on the French language, and its use, by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To unsubscribe from the Français listserve - send a blank email, with nothing in the subject line, to email@example.com
Contribute your teaching resources to be added to the pool and published at http://www.french.ac.nz/resources by uploading it at http://www.french.ac.nz/contribute : spend a while exploring the site to get familiar with it.
Contact Glenda Palmer the French National Adviser and just say hi!
Join Le Zinc on Facebook to exchange tips, pictures and reading
Find out who the other teachers of French are in neighbouring schools and collaborate, exchange ideas, resources and tips!
Teaching as Inquiry
Curriculum Support Days Units (PPTA 2010)
Volume 37 (Nov. 2011) of New Zealand Language Teachers (published by the NZALT)
- Digital Portfolio: Guidelines for Beginners (MoE, Jan.2011), with 11 NZ schools sharing their portfolio journeys and FAQ.
- myPortfolio (ePortfolio) helpsheets:
- Getting Started
- Managing Video and Sound Files
- Help Videos
- Collecting samples of spoken evidence: cool ideas and you can add to the list.
- Read about Collaboration and Sharing with Google docs and Google apps .
- Publishing tools : a list of tools and tips to enhance your teaching and their learning.
Anything need adding or removing? Email pascale.hyboudperon[at]gmail.com with your suggestions!
Compiled by Pascale Hyboud-Peron, NZAFT Vice President, Listserve Contact and www.french.ac.nz administrator (Jan. 2013)
#- Thank you Claire Amos Auckland Secondary English Facilitator for the inspiration http://bit.ly/cMU8PQ