Francesca Ianni

Recipient of the 2004 Governor General's Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History

June 3, 2010

Assumption Secondary, Toronto (Ontario)

Francesca Ianni is an energetic history teacher who wants her students to be fascinated by learning and to enjoy coming into her classroom. Francesca infuses her lessons with stories, and anecdotes as well as historical facts to engage her students. Her innovative teaching style includes the use of role play, oral presentations, murals, posters and other creative assignments along with teaching the importance of understanding the process for writing a proper historical essay. Francesca simply wants her student to love learning as much as she does.