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Proposed Changes to French Instruction

The following research and reference materials were considered in developing these recommendations.
A Framework for French as a Second Language in Ontario Schools, Kindergarten to Grade 12, 2013. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/amenagement/frameworkFLS.pdf

Bourgoin, Renee (2014). Inclusionary Practices in French Immersion: A Need to Link Research to Practice. Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education. Volume 5, Issue 1. Download PDF Here

Bournot-Trites, M., & Reeder, K. (2001). Interdependence revisited: Mathematics achievement in an intensified French immersion program. The Canadian Modern Language Review, 58(1). Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

Including Students with Special Education Needs in French as a Second Language Programs, A Guide for Ontario Schools (2015). Ministry of Education, Ontario http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/amenagement/includingFLS2015.pdf

MacFarlane, A. (2005). An Examination of Intensive French. A Pedagogical Strategy for the improvement of FSL Outcomes in Canada. A report prepared for the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers. Retrievable from: http://www.caslt.org/pdf/IF.pdf

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. (September 2007). Final Report: Review of French as a Second Language Programs, Elementary Phase. Nepean, ON: Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. Retrievable from: http://www.ocdsb.ca/sch/as/Comleted%20Program%20Reviews/French%20as%20a%20Second%20Language%20Review%20Docs/07-246_Final_Report_FSL%20Elementary.pdf

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. (October 2013). Technical Report: Grade 12 French Proficiency Test: Results from the 2012-2013 Administration. Nepean, ON: OttawaCarleton District School Board. Electronic copy available upon request.

Supporting Your Child’s Success in French Immersion and Extended French, Elementary Schools, 2014 (or 2015??). Ministry of Education, Ontario. https://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/literacynumeracy/parentGuideFrench.pdf

The Ontario Curriculum, French as A Second Language, Revised, 2013 https://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/elementary/fsl18-2013curr.pdf

 
Memo No. 15-189 - Proposed Changes to French as a Second Language Instruction in Kindergarten and Primary EFI – Research Brief
http://www.ocdsb.ca/ab-ocdsb/bot/Weekly%20Update%2020152016/Memo%2015-189%20Proposed%20Changes%20to%20FSL%20-%20Research%20Brief.pdf
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