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AATF Conference
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Call To Teach The Dangers Of Racism In The French Classroom

by Prof. Eileen Angelini as published in the AATF National Bulletin Vol. 36, No. 1 (September 2010)

C c’est pour Carole, l’aphabet en français avec Carole Fredericks

Written for young learners and those who are learning French for the first time. Displays each letter of the alphabet including the phonetic pronunciation.

Enhance Listening Comprehension with the Music of Carole Fredericks

Includes sample lessons and student videos from the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

500 middle school teachers from the NYC public schools attended a professional development workshop on Thursday, March 30, 2006 in NYC during the 53rd annual Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Chair Nancy Gadbois focused on literacy via the videos of Carole Fredericks.

“Carole Fredericks left a wealth of pedagogical possibilities for the teacher of French who wants a vibrant classroom where the French language is reflected through her pop, rock, soul and gospel music.”

Nancy Gadbois Nancy Gadbois
Foreign Language Department Chair
French Teacher
High School of Science and Technology
Springfield, MA

Jean Michel Sample Lesson

This article and lesson were previously published in the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MaFLA) Newsletter, Sept/Oct 2003.

Tant qu'elle chante, elle vit: Apprendre le français grâce à l'héritage de Carole Fredericks

Respire Lesson
Tralco-Lingo Fun

Couleurs et Parfum: Apprendre le français grâce à l'héritage de Carole Fredericks

Sample Lesson
Tralco-Lingo Fun

Teaching Foreign Languages K-12: A Library of Classroom Practices

Assessment Strategies
WGBH and Annenberg/CPB

French Lessons Keep Singer's Legacy Alive

Un, Deux, Trois (music video, lyrics and two activities)
NPR Online