AIM Blog

Welcome to our Blog page!

Check back often, as we will be adding tips and tricks, as well as other useful information to help guide you on your AIM journey.

AIM Methodology and Technology
AIM Methodology and Technology
April 20, 2016

AIM Methodology and Technology

 I often get the question from teachers: “How can I combine AIM methodology and technology?”...
Testing Effectiveness of AIM in the Upper Classes of Dutch High School (VWO 4-6)
Testing Effectiveness of AIM in the Upper Classes of Dutch High School (VWO 4-6)
March 21, 2016

Testing Effectiveness of AIM in the Upper Classes of Dutch High School (VWO 4-6)

Testing Effectiveness of AIM in the Upper Classes of Dutch High School (VWO 4-6) By...
Critical Thinking, Second (World) Language Learning, and AIM
Critical Thinking, Second (World) Language Learning, and AIM
February 24, 2016

Critical Thinking, Second (World) Language Learning, and AIM

Critical Thinking, Second (World) Language Learning, and AIM by Beth Poulin The Critical Thinking Consortium...
Inductive Teaching and Error Analysis
Inductive Teaching and Error Analysis
January 6, 2016

Inductive Teaching and Error Analysis

Inductive Teaching and Error Analysis AIM uses a three-step system that scaffolds and builds the...
Fun, Creativity, Cooperative Learning, Thinking Skills and Oral Proficiency Development!
Fun, Creativity, Cooperative Learning, Thinking Skills and Oral Proficiency Development!
December 1, 2015

Fun, Creativity, Cooperative Learning, Thinking Skills and Oral Proficiency Development!

Oral story retelling is an essential AIM activity that leads to development of creativity and proficiency....
AIM-ing Towards the CEFR and the Revised Ontario FSL Curriculum
AIM-ing Towards the CEFR and the Revised Ontario FSL Curriculum
October 19, 2015

AIM-ing Towards the CEFR and the Revised Ontario FSL Curriculum

by Juliet Young, Durham District School Board (Roland Michener Public School, Ajax, Ontario) When the...
Another New Beginning in my Immersion Classroom
Another New Beginning in my Immersion Classroom
September 28, 2015

Another New Beginning in my Immersion Classroom

Ann Chiasson is a certified AIM teacher, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Ann delivers AIM...
An AIM-azing Journey!
An AIM-azing Journey!
August 24, 2015

An AIM-azing Journey!

As a college student preparing for a career in teaching French, I would often hear:...
“Ready or Not for AIM Teacher Certification?”
“Ready or Not for AIM Teacher Certification?”
July 31, 2015

“Ready or Not for AIM Teacher Certification?”

Our guest blogger this week, Kem Opperman-Torres, teaches Spanish and Study Skills at St. Martin’s...
Why is the ‘Pared-Down Language’ So Important?
Why is the ‘Pared-Down Language’ So Important?
July 23, 2015

Why is the ‘Pared-Down Language’ So Important?

After having taught in an early immersion program for the first few years of my...
AIM supports teachers with limited skills in the target language
AIM supports teachers with limited skills in the target language
July 15, 2015

AIM supports teachers with limited skills in the target language

AIM is a systematic approach that effectively scaffolds language development and supports all learners through...
AIM Summer Institute!
AIM Summer Institute!
June 1, 2015

AIM Summer Institute!

The AIM Summer Institute is ALWAYS a highlight of the year for me! It is...