Oct 24

Escales Canadian history activity books in French

A friend introduced me to these workbooks this past spring and I was immediately intrigued. It’s not often that you find full-colour, 130-page workbooks for about $12 each. I bought two copies of the grade 5 level (years 1745-1905) and … Continue reading

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Aug 02

Canadian learning bundle (including French resources)

I hope you’re all having a fabulous summer. I’ve been trying to stay away from the computer as much as possible to enjoy the few months of warm weather we get up here in the Great North. 🙂 I am … Continue reading

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Jun 28

Curriculum & resources we’re using for summer learning

Before you get the wrong idea, let me just say that we don’t spend our entire summer doing workbooks! Our summers are so short here in Canada that I like to take advantage of them. That being said, I do … Continue reading

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Apr 24

Online French for middle school and high school – from beginner through immersion and native-language levels

I am knee-deep in planning ahead for next year right now! For the 2017-2018 school year, my children will be in grades 7 and 5. Yikes. High school is also looming over my head a bit, so I’ve been keeping … Continue reading

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Mar 27

French workbooks from Cahiers N.G.

I recently found Cahiers N.G. on a vendor listing for last year’s AQED conference (AQED = Association Québecoise pour Éducation à Domicile – or Québec Association for education at home). I was doing some planning for next year, looking for … Continue reading

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Mar 13

Mid-year adjustments to our French curriculum & routine

Anyone else feeling tired? I’m always so ambitious when planning curriculum, but half-way through the year of actually doing it, I’m spent! This year has been particularly bad. I think I took on too many projects last summer.  As a … Continue reading

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Feb 13

French fun for Valentine’s Day

Feb. 14th is almost here and as usual I like to weave French vocabulary building into celebrations as much as I can (while still keeping them fun, of course!).  Each year on Valentine’s Day, I prepare a treasure hunt for … Continue reading

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Jan 30

How to start your own French club (even if you don’t speak French)

If you’re looking to shake up your regular routine a bit, early in the year can be a great time to start a French Club.  What exactly is that and how do you pull it together without losing your mind? … Continue reading

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Jan 16

Online French classes from EZ-FSL

I read about the online French classes offered by Antoine Khoury (a university professor) in a homeschooling newsletter.  Since I always want to pass along relevant resource information to you, I set up a Skype conversation with him a few … Continue reading

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Jan 02

New Year’s vegetable challenge in French (with free printable)

Back in December, I had this bright idea that if we tracked our fruit & vegetable servings to make sure we were getting enough, we’d eat more of these good things. Then, hopefully we’d have less room for all the … Continue reading

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