French Webinar February 22nd: Register today!

Are you looking for a science-based progression to teach the alphabetic principle in French as a mother tongue or in an immersion context? Michèle Minor-Corriveau, speech-language pathologist and researcher and Alex-Andrée Madore, school psychologist, look forward to introducing AlphaGraphe. What's there?

  • AlphaGraph: the progression of teaching the alphabetic principle, explained.
  • The Class Posters of the Integrated Mnemonic Alphabet (friend)
  • The student's placemat (friend)
  • Cutting cards
  • Letters to trace (portrait and landscape), uppercase, lowercase, friend, with and without sidewalks or sky/water/sand guides; sky/grass/earth
  • Scientific evidence
  • Letter-to-sound (reading) and sound-to-letter (writing) correspondence checklists
  • .... and more!

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A speech-language pathologist since 1998, Michèle Minor-Corriveau is an associate professor in the School of Speech-Language Pathology at Laurentian University. She works with school-aged children with reading and writing difficulties. Through her training and research, she is passionate about sharing knowledge about learning to read and spell in French, in minority settings and in immersion settings. She is co-author of the educational resource Le langage oral à portée de la main / Oral Language at your Fingertips published by the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA, 2014) and has adapted with permission, among others, the resources of Louisa Moats and Louise Spear-Swerling. You can consult her website to learn more about her field of research, conferences, publications, blogs .

As a speech-language pathologist and associate professor at the School of Speech-Language Pathology at Laurentian University, Michèle has devoted her career to working with children and teens struggling to read and write. Through her professional training and research, she has developed a passion for sharing knowledge about learning to read and spell and a deep understanding of the implications of doing so in French, in a linguistic minority setting. Check out her website to learn more about her conferences, publications, blogs and downloadable resources .


Alex-Andrée Madore is a registered clinical and school psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She currently serves as lead psychologist at a French school board in Sudbury, Ontario. Alex-Andrée has worked in a non-profit agency setting and in schools providing psychological services to children and youth across the north since 2009. She is passionate about helping parents/guardians and teachers embrace the science behind reading. She is committed to advocating for equitable access for all students to evidence-based literacy instruction in French and French immersion.

She founded an informational website and a YouTube channel where she publishes short informative videos on how to implement the science of reading at home and at school.

Alex-Andrée believes that the learner's right to read depends on the teacher's access to knowledge. All the tools they’ve created are offered for free in their ReussLirE store: