Shannon Bourbonnais (M.Ed.) (AIM Certified Teacher) a franco-manitobain, has been teaching for over 15 years. More than 10 years ago, Shannon stepped into Wendy Maxwell’s French language classroom, and those 30 minutes forever changed and shaped her teaching. Since then, she has been using AIM teaching practices with all of her classes from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Shannon recently opened her own French preschool and enjoys incorporating the AIM philosophy in her teaching of young children. Shannon has been featured in AIM videos and has facilitated AIM workshops across North America.