Pen Pals

In 2006 three French Immersion classes at Dewson Street Junior School in Toronto began writing to the children of 3 schools in Liboré, and the program has grown steadily since then. French immersion primary schools and French classes in non-immersion schools and secondary schools are exchanging letters, artwork, banners and cards throughout the school year. Much has been learned and shared between children in both countries!







Teachers' Perspectives about the Pen Pal Program

Joanne Jenkins
Teacher from Dewson St. Junior School



David Kimura
Teacher




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Inspirational Story

As I watched I thought back to the first class, a mere 3 weeks ago, when I could not get any one of these kids to stand up and say anything.