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Opportunities to live in French

Are you looking for places to visit with your children so they can have opportunities to live in French outside of school? We are currently developing a series of paths for families to discover various Albertan communities while doing it in French. Until they are completed, be sure to check out our list of useful links as well as Francalta, a virtual calendar of the francophone events in Alberta.

Useful Links

CANADIAN FOOD INSPECTION AGENCY
This section offers resources for schools and libraries.

DEAL.ORG PROGRAM
Affiliated with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the deal.org (choix.org) program is, above all else, an information and prevention tool for youth.

FIGHT BAC!
These guides give you everything you need to make the topic of food safety lots of fun.

FONDATION DES MALADIES DU COEUR
Visit the section «Jeunes en santé» to find resources for teachers and students.

CANADIAN WILDLIFE FEDERATION
You will find education programs and resources for students of all ages.

ECO CANADA
ECO Canada has various services and resources to help you bring environmental education and career awareness into your classroom.

PARKS CANADA
Learning activities and experiences.

CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM PRODUCERS
Two resources are available in French and can be downloaded: "The Facts on Oil Sands" and "The Facts on Natural Gas".

CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY
The Educators section offers innovative and dynamic learning materials. A section has also been especially developed for students.

INSIDE EDUCATION
The Mountain Pine Beetle Mania teacher's guide and the Oil Sands Field Trips DVD are available in French.

MEDIASMARTS
Lesson plans, classroom activities, background articles, and Canadian resources for media education.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Visit the ''Educational Resources'' section for activities, lesson plans, and overviews.

SIROPCOOL
The teacher's section of this website includes: the journey of the maple syrup drop, the history of maple syrup, the ways of making maple syrup, an illustrated, well written encyclopedia of the maple sugar bush, teaching tools, etc.

BANK OF CANADA
Educational resources (Fraud Prevention Kit, Bag o' Trouble comic book, What Is Money? Kit) can be ordered at no cost. Click on the Classroom tab.

CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM
This website includes games, activities and online educational resources.

CLIQUEZJUSTICE.CA
This legal information directory contains a variety of innovative, engaging and genuine educational resources.

CORRECTIONAL SERVICE OF CANADA
Educational resources linked to the following subjects: history, law and social studies (Grades 10-12).

MILITARY HISTORY AND HERITAGE
Information and resources about Canadian military history and heritage.

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
A variety of resources for Canadian teachers and students. They could be useful in several subject areas, such as French or English as first or second languages, Social Studies and History.

PARLIAMENT OF CANADA
Discover the ''Education'' section.

PIECE BY PIECE: THE GWG STORY
The Great Western Garment company (GWG) founded in Edmonton, Alberta in 1911 became the largest work wear manufacturer in Canada. The section 'For Teachers' proposes activities that meet Grade 7 and Grade 10-12 curricula.

THE ALBERTA ORDER OF EXCELLENCE
The following resources are available in French: Stories of Excellence (Grade 4), In Pursuit of Excellence (Grade 6) and Excellence in Action (Grade 10).

THE CITY
Visit The City, a new financial education resource.

VETERANS AFFAIRS
The ''Youth & Educators'' section provides information about Canadian military history and war memorials, proposes fun activities and teachers' resources, etc.

VIRTUAL MUSEUM OF CANADA
Inspire your Internet-savvy students with reliable online tools.

YOUTH REMEMBER CANADA’S MISSION IN AFGHANISTAN

The Canadian Armed Forces first deployed to Afghanistan in 2001. The mission has been a key part of what this generation understands of the world we live in today. Using the lesson plans found on this link, educators are encouraged to help young people become involved in understanding the mission and the role of Canada’s military in defending peace and security around the world.

Schools and community groups can also arrange to have a guest speaker visit them to talk about the Afghanistan mission.

CIDA
Visit the ''Youth Zone'' of the Canadian International Development Agency website.

CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION CANADA
The teachers and youth corner offers games and resources related to citizenship, immigration and multiculturalism.

DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE
Resources for youth including a comic book telling the story of the resistance of Congolese communities to violent conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Action RDC! section).

UNICEF
Discover Unicef's education resources. Links with Alberta school curriculum are specified.

2LEARN.CA
A database for teachers looking for online resources linked to the school curriculum.

ALLIANCE FRANCAISE D'EDMONTON
Offers French classes for children, adults and for parents of children in Immersion.

ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE CALGARY
Activities, French courses, and resources available at the media library.

CAMPUS
With a subscription to CAMPUS, teachers can access movies and interactive productions from the NFB, as well as easy to use educational tools.

CPF ALBERTA
Many resources for parents and families are available on the Canadian Parents for French, Alberta Branch website.

FRANCALTA
Calendar of French activities taking place in Alberta.

LA FRANCOPHONIE CANADIENNE EN IMAGES
Activities for Francophone schools. This project is developed by ''Alliance des producteurs francophones du Canada (APFC)''.

LE CARREFOUR BOOKSTORE
Le Carrefour Bookstore offers a wide selection of books, compact disks, audiocassettes, videocassettes, as well as various articles in French.

NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA
Educational Resources

OLYMPIQUE 2013-2014
The Teacher’s Guide lays out the complete set of 2013/2014 Olympic resources available to teachers, explaining how they can be used at different grade levels to teach a wide variety of subjects.

REPSIT
Répertoire analytique de sites français sur le Web.

SERVICES EN FRANAIS
Directory of services available in French in Alberta and bilingual information centre 1-888-580-Allô.

SOCIETE DE LA PETITE ENFANCE ET DE LA FAMILLE DU SUD DE L'ALBERTA
SPEFSA offers support, resources, activities, and workshops to Francophone families.

STATISTICS CANADA
Learning resources for students and teachers.

TFO EDUCATION
Educational programs available online, teacher's guides, as well as resources intended for French Immersion schools.

THE CANADIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA
The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources present the most comprehensive and authoritative general Canadian reference work available for students and teachers simply looking for verification of facts, or seeking broader descriptions, interpretations and ideas of all things Canadian.

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