MAY 2020
Bulletin éducatif de la Nouvelle Angleterre

In an effort to support educational continuity while safe at home, TV5MONDE will continue to offer free educational resources via the Nation Apprenante program through July 4. Additionally, TV5MONDE INFO will also broadcast the France 4 production of La Maison Lumni weekdays, which includes 4.5 hours of primaire, collège and lycée classes taught by teachers from the Ministère de l'Education Nationale et de la Jeunesse.

View the pedagogic resources here.

Tune in to TV5MONDE Info by clicking here.

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This summer the Center of Applied Linguistics at the University of Franche-Comté is proposing two online modules to replace their cancelled summer sessions.

The first is designed for teachers of français langue étrangère and immersion teachers, on a wide range of pedagogical topics : http://cla.univ-fcomte.fr/formule/offre-formation-formateurs-a-distance/

The second is for students of French 17 years and older at a wide range of levels, starting every two weeks and limited to a class of ten students : http://cla.univ-fcomte.fr/formule/cours-de-fle-a-distance/

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While student trips and exchange programs between the United States and France have been halted due to the COVID-19 crisis, school partnerships with French schools can still be established virtually thanks to the French-American Academic Exchanges platform. Any staff member working for a secondary or higher education establishment can sign up and find a list of French institutions looking to establish virtual exchanges. Please go here for more information. 

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The #CultureChezNous project, an iniative of the French Ministry of Culture during this period of shutdown, has led to a collaboration of 12 major cultural actors in France (eg. Chateau de Versailles, le Fesitval d'Avignon), producing an online museum with accessible content from the 12 museums and institutions. The site can be found here

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The French Cultural Center of Boston is offering its usual summer courses for children, with a new online model to ensure safety.

Programs run in 10 week periods and are available for children ages 3-12. Please see below for more details.

My fun summer in french for kids

The Alliance Francaise of the Lake Champlain Region is proposing a number of online classes this summer, ranging from beginner French, conversational French, French literature, and a book club.

Please see here for more details on the courses and how to sign up. 

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