October 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
November 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
November 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
November 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
AIM Summer Institute
Get ready for our BEST Summer Institute ever! Summer Institute International will be our ONLY Institute of 2017.
It’s going to be exciting, informative and action-packed, so don’t miss it!
Details coming soon!
AIM Summer Institutes offer extensive programming over two days to enable new teachers to learn about the unique techniques and strategies used in the AIM, and experienced teachers to deepen their knowledge and skills.
Keynote Speaker: Wendy Maxwell!
Wendy Maxwell is an award-winning teacher who has transformed second language instruction, both in Canada and internationally. Wendy is the program creator and lead author of AIM Language Learning’s French and English programs and the first two levels of our new Spanish program, iJóvenes en acción! Wendy is the recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence (1999) and the H.H. Stern Award for Innovation in Second Languages (2004). She has made many appearances on CBC, Radio-Canada, Citytv and CTV. Her program has been written up in the National Post, the Ottawa Citizen, the Toronto Star and various international journals. Wendy has delivered keynote addresses in Paris, Tokyo and The Hague.
Connect with new and experienced AIM teachers
The Summer Institute draws participants from across North America and around the world. Connect with, and share best practices with, teachers who share a passion for languages and innovative teaching practices.
Attend inspiring workshops, led by AIM experts
A wealth of topics will be covered for both new and experienced AIM teachers. Examples include:
- The Essential Elements of AIM
- Strategies for Success in the AIM Classroom
- Story retelling and Extension
- AIM Games
- Spontaneous Communication with AIM
- AIM and Technology
- Making Grammar Fun!
- Differentiated Learning and Classroom Management
- Assessment for, as and of Learning in an AIM Classroom
- Cultural Literacy and the AIM
Earlybird Specials will be announced soon!
Apply for Seattle University Credits!
AIM workshops and online professional development are approved by Seattle University:
Two-Day Workshop = 1 Credit
Summer Institute = 2 Credits
Online Certificate = 10 Credits
Up to one week before date of workshop: 90% REFUND.
No Refund if cancellation less than seven days before workshop.
Note: We have availability in all workshops unless noted as “SOLD OUT“.