Ann Chiasson (B.A., M.A.) (AIM Certified Teacher) has been teaching in second language settings since 1993. She began her career in Montreal where she had great success using the AIM in her kindergarten and grade one classrooms. Most recently, Ann has been using the AIM with her first grade “francisation” class in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She has also mentored her fellow teachers in the area of promoting French language, culture and identity in a minority setting. Ann has developed several AIM workshops specifically geared to immersion teachers and has given numerous workshops across North America. She frequently opens her classroom doors to visiting teachers so they can also be inspired by AIM!