CALENDAR

Please save these dates for our 2017-2018 AATF Metro NYC Affiliated Events!

1. Saturday, Nov. 4th: NYCAFLT / UFT Conference. The following PowerPoint presentation on "Engaging Formative Assessments for Increasing Oral Proficiency in French" was presented by AATF NY METRO President, Dr. Polly Duke.

2. Saturday, Nov. 11th: NYU Maison Française/AATF Metro NY Conference, 9:30-3 (Please see program below. Space is limited; Conference is free; RSVP: polly_duke@fa.org)

3. Saturday, Dec. 2nd: TABLE FRANÇAISE @ 13h00 @ Africa Kine (2267 7th Ave, New York, NY 10027) http://www.africakine.com/ with members of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie & the President of the Association des Sénégalais d’Amérique (Space is limited to 30 people; Will have family style platters of Senegalese food! RSVP: polly_duke@fa.org; DATE LIMITE to RSVP: le 15 novembre; please send check for $20; make check out to AATF NY METRO and send to Dr. Polly Duke, Friends Academy, 270 Duck Pond Rd., Locust Valley, NY 11560; should be a FABULOUS EXPERIENCE!)

4. Saturday, Jan. 27th: Columbia Maison Française/AATF Metro NY Conference, 9:30-3:30

CONFERENCE:

Annual Columbia University Department of French and AATF Workshop for Teachers of French

Registration is required. To register, please click here.

This year's free, annual workshop for teachers of French, co-presented by the Columbia French Department and the Metropolitan Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French, will feature presentations on the theme "Enseigner le français en dialogue avec les arts.”

Workshop Schedule

9:30 AM Coffee and tea available

10:00-10:40 AM Alexandra BORER - Aborder l’histoire à partir des tableaux

10:45-11:25 AM Wesley GUNTER - Il était une fois : Enseigner la langue avec les contes de fées

11:30AM-12:15 PM Samuel SKIPPON - Enseigner (avec) le septième art : de l’image à la langue

12:15-1:10 PM Lunch

1:15-1:55 PM Mathieu PERROT- Po&Cie : Apprendre le français par la poésie

2:00-2:40 PM Pascale HUBERT-LEIBLER - Joindre la parole à l'image : enseigner le français avec les grands photographes

2:45-3:30 PM Vincent AURORA- La main à la pâte : le français et la création en argile

3:30 PM Workshop Concludes

5. Saturday, March 3rd: AATF Metro NY Atelier, 9:30-3 @ Boerum Hill School for International Studies - BHS @ 284 Baltic Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

The Boerum Hill School in participation with the American Association of the Teachers of French New York Metropolitan Chapter present the first annual District 15 Français Langue Etrangère and French Dual-Language Conference:

Building Bi-literacy

Hosted at Boerum Hill School

284 Baltic Street

Brooklyn , NY

Saturday, March 3rd, 9:30am

9 am: Welcome and Coffee

9:30-10:15 am: Differentiation in a dual-language classroom

Sarah Brooks, 2nd year teacher at BHS and creator of their 6-9th grade bilingual curriculum, presents on her journey to facilitate student engagement in a multi-level classroom through differentiation. Topics include differentiation of task, student-choice, review of student work samples and a brief workshop to practice your differentiation skills within a given set of classroom criteria.

10:15: Questions

10:30-11:15: Orthophonie des Étudiants bi-langues

Marine Putman and Jessica Feinman, bilingual speech therapists at BHS, share on their work with building language and speech skills for language learners both in and out of the classroom. Topics include techniques used by speech therapists which can serve in small group and full group instruction, as well as how to utilize your own speech therapists in your school.

11:15: Questions

11:30-1pm: Lunch @ local Brooklyn restaurants

1pm-1:45pm: Technology in the language classroom

Amber Drabot, 2nd grade teacher in the DLP at P.S. 58, shares on how technologies that can be used in the language classroom for younger students, can be applicable for all ages.

1:45: Questions

2pm-2:45: IB/AP Topics and Tasks: Comparing Pathways to Competency in Communication and Culture

Elizabeth Atkins, IB and former AP French Teacher at Portledge School & Nathalie Coulon, IB and former AP French Teacher at Locust Valley High School, will compare the tasks and the topics taught in the IB and AP programs.

2:45 Final Questions and Discussion

6. Tuesday, May 1st: 6:30 p.m., Wine, Cheese, Chocolate & Jazz at the Buckley School 113. E 73 St. New York, NY 10021. Cost of event: $15 for members & $20 for non-members of AATF Metropolitan NY Chapter.


7. Saturday, June 9th: 10 a.m., Distribution des Prix au Lycée Français (505 E. 75th St., New York, NY 10021) pour les gagnants du Grand Concours.



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Saturday, Dec. 2nd: TABLE FRANÇAISE @ 13h00 @ Africa Kine (2267 7th Ave, New York, NY 10027) http://www.africakine.com/ with members of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie & the President of the Association des Sénégalais d’Amérique (Space is limited to 30 people; Will have family style platters of Senegalese food! RSVP: polly_duke@fa.org; DATE LIMITE to RSVP: le 15 novembre; please send check for $20; make check out to AATF NY METRO and send to Dr. Polly Duke, Friends Academy, 270 Duck Pond Rd., Locust Valley, NY 11560; should be a FABULOUS EXPERIENCE!)