About

Enchanté et Bienvenue!

Salut mes amis! My name is Mme. Fairley and I am one of three core FSL teachers at Lakewood Elementary.

My philosophy on teaching French is simple:

a) Make lessons fun and engaging!

b) Teach practical French.

c) Spark curiosity and interest in French.

A massive amount of my teaching is done with mnemonics. (I call this style, “Corny memory tricks,” to cover up the fancy word.) Mnemonics turns tough content into easy learning that sticks to your brain forever! We never want to learn something for a test and let that knowledge fade. That’s why I teach with mnemonics- so the important stuff sticks! Examples include making up really corny cool songs, silly catchy rhymes, wacky efficient acronyms!

Check out our homepage regularly to see what the crew is up to!

Nice to meet you! Hope to see you on here again soon!

À bientôt!

-Mme. Fairley

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83 Responses to About

  1. ella says:

    BEST TEACHER EVER

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  2. Kylie says:

    I am loving the blog.😋So fun to check out the pictures and comments#MADAME FAIRLEY BLOG 😀

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  3. breanna says:

    Loving the blog Madame fairley and your the best teacher ever

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  4. Lily! says:

    Really enjoying your blog! BEST FRENCH TEACHER IN THE WHOLE GALAXY!!!!!!!!

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  5. Lily! says:

    No one is going to find that Good job! Bon Weekend Madame fairley!

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  6. Ella says:

    No ones going to find that for sure Madame fairley

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  7. Teagan says:

    Best class of the day u always inspire me and incouage me to do better in French
    And I will continue to try :):):) every day when I walk into French class I strive to
    Do the best I can

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  8. Sabrina! says:

    Found it Madame!!! Good job hiding that!!

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  9. Sabrina! says:

    Bonjour Madame!! YOU’RE THE BEST FRENCH TEACHER EVER!!!!!!!

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  10. dolton says:

    hi madame

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  11. Bridgitte says:

    Hi Mme. Fairley,
    I am very exited to go to your French class every day! 😀
    I LOVE playing squat! Hope we can play it soon😀
    What is your favourite part about French class?
    Have a good day.
    From Bridgitte 😀

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    • Salut Bridgitte!
      I’m so happy to hear you are excited to come to my class! That’s amazing!
      Squat is a great game, very intense! It is really winning in the survey right now!
      Good question! I’d say my favourite part of French class is teaching and learning from all of the students, you included! À demain! À lundi!
      🙂

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  12. Bridgitte says:

    Thanks Madame Fairley see you in class!!! 😀

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  13. Bridgitte says:

    Thanks for the butter Mme Fairley I loved it!!!! ☺️

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  14. breanna says:

    I can’t believe I got sick before I was able to make maple butter 😱😱 but anyways I bet it was good oh great now I’m starting to feel hungry kind of at least

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  15. breanna says:

    I’m just sad I didn’t get to make maple butter but at least I should be back at school tomorrow or Tuesday👍

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  16. Bridgitte says:

    Bonjour Madam Fairley have a good weekend 🤗😀

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  17. Lily! says:

    Thank you for watching! You are our number 1 supporter!!!!!!

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  18. Bridgitte says:

    🍦

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  19. james says:

    You are awesome

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  20. lily says:

    Just got back from a dentist Appt.Not fun at all but anyways I have my prize down to 2 things green foulard and the fine tip crayons not the pens.Hopefully I will decide by tomorrow and get my pic done for the blog! I really need your help to decide! It’s really HARD!!! P.s nice pic Natalie Hopefully will be right beside you have a good night madame fairley!!! Can’t wait for french counting the seconds starting now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  21. lily says:

    Thank you so much for the pizza today it was a great surprise:)! Can not wait for our SQUAT tournament!!!!!!!!!!!Also to show you our Talent show!

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  22. Bridgitte says:

    Thanks for the pizza it was sooooo good 🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕🍕😀😀😀😀😀😝😝😝

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  23. Lily says:

    I am sick:( Also because of being sick I missed my B-Ball tournament:(

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  24. Mya says:

    LOVE!!!!!the blog Madame u RULE!!!!!!!!!

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  25. Mya says:

    😀 Madame fairley is the best French teacher she deserves all the prizes we win from squat and other games

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  26. Bridgitte says:

    Have a awesome March break Madame fairley😜👍🐿🌈🏝🏖

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  27. Bridgitte says:

    Have a good long weekend Madame fairley 👍

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  28. Lily says:

    Joyeux Paques!

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  29. Bridgitte says:

    Have a good weekend 😆

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  30. Bridgitte says:

    Have a good summer Madame Fairley!!!!! 🏖🏖🏖🍦🍦🍭🍭😁😆😂😊

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  31. Bridgitte says:

    ☀️😄😎

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  32. Bridgitte says:

    Hey😊😂😀

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  33. madison says:

    best teacher ever

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  34. Lily says:

    You are the best teacher ever!!!!!

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  35. Bridgitte says:

    Do we have you tomorrow
    ?????? 🤔🤔🤔🤔

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  36. Sophie says:

    BEST TEACHER EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  37. Sabrina says:

    Dear Madame Fairley,
    I hope you are having a wonderful Christmas break and a happy new year! I want to thank you for the card you sent me. Thank you!! It really touched my heart and I will see you soon! Happy new year!!

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  38. Bridgitte says:

    Thanks for the Christmas card Madame it was lovely 😊 🎄Merry Christmas

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  39. Bridgitte says:

    I just checked the mail now I haven’t checked it in forever!!

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  40. Lily says:

    Hi Madame Fairley!

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  41. Bridgitte says:

    Hey Madame!! 😋😊😁

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  42. Bridgitte says:

    Ya you too had lots of fun watching that movie today!! 🐬🦑🐙🦀

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