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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.

TOGETHER AGAINST COVID-19

In order to support the francophone population of Alberta in getting through the COVID-19 crisis, Accent is making this video available to you in French in Alberta.

FONDATION DES MALADIES DU COEUR

Visit the section «Jeunes en santé» to find resources for teachers and students.

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. 

ECO CANADA

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

CANADIAN WILDLIFE FEDERATION

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

PARKS CANADA

Learning activities and experiences.

CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY

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

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".

MEDIASMARTS

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

INSIDE EDUCATION

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

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.

VETERANS AFFAIRS

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

CLIQUEZJUSTICE.CA

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

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.

MILITARY HISTORY AND HERITAGE

Information and resources about Canadian military history and heritage.

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).

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.

THE CITY

Visit The City, a new financial education resource.

CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM

This website includes games, activities and online educational resources.

VIRTUAL MUSEUM OF CANADA

Inspire your Internet-savvy students with reliable online tools.

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.

CORRECTIONAL SERVICE OF CANADA

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

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.


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.

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.

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.

2LEARN.CA

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

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.

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