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Monthly Archives: February, 2011

Super Zapp, a site for learning while having fun

A new virtual educational space has just been created in Quebec. Super Zapp, an initiative of Éditions CEC, allows elementary school children to continue their learning activities at home, in a fun and interactive way.

Passion for ICT, from Quebec to Mexico (part seven)

(Part 7) Over the months, Infobourg tells you about the extraordinary adventure of two retirees from teaching who generously offer their time to share their ICT knowledge with the 15 school in Mayo, Mexico, within the framework of of an OLPC project.

After de-education, rehabilitation

Last fall, teacher Mathieu Côté-Desjardins launched a paving stone in the educational pool with his web series La désucation. As of February 24, he intends to reoffend with a more optimistic suite and more focused on solutions: Rehabilitation.

Learn with Canadian Olympians

In order to maintain the euphoria stemming from the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the Canadian Olympic School Program invites classes across the country to take advantage of the educational resources available at www.ecoleolympique.ca. These resources are integrated with provincial educational expectations and aim in particular to develop sportsmanship and fundamental movement skills necessary to encourage physical activity throughout life.

Laptops to counter stall at CS Eastern Townships

In 2003, the Eastern Townships School Board made a bet to improve the success of its students through technology. Eight years and 5,600 laptops later, the initiative has paid off.

Passion for ICT, from Quebec to Mexico (part six)

(Part six) Over the months, Infobourg tells you about the extraordinary adventure of two retirees from education who generously offer their time to share their ICT knowledge with the 15 school in Mayo, Mexico, within the framework of of an OLPC project.

Yannick Bergeron: A completely crazy teacher… of science!

Making science interesting for each student in his class: this is the mission given by teacher Yannick Bergeron, from St-Jean-Vianney College in Montreal. In order to share his passion for physical sciences and chemistry, he will be the guest of honor at the 12th edition of the event “Girls and science, an electrifying duo! ”Which will be held on Saturday, February 19 at the École de technologie supérieure in Montreal.

Hooked on School Days

Press release - The Montreal region is holding its first edition of Hooked on School Days this week. This event is a unique opportunity to mobilize the entire Montreal community around the perseverance and academic success of young people. Thus, fourteen regions of Quebec will take part in the movement this year by organizing various activities.

February: a time to "Dare to transform thanks to technology"

It is under the theme Dare the metamorphosis that is held in February the Month of culture at school. For teachers lacking inspiration, the Culture Month website offers activity leads, additional resources and videos of projects carried out by students.

Valentine's Day Special! What are you doing that is special in your classroom?

How do you celebrate Valentine's Day in your classroom or school? There are the classic ways: exchanging little words of friendship, decorating the classroom, various crafts ... And there are certainly other ways, maybe even techno? Write to us today what you or your students are doing that is special and we will document them in this article throughout the day! info@ecolebranchee.com

Explore, a premier second-language immersion program, celebrates 40 years

News Release - This year marks the 40th anniversary of Explore (formerly the Summer Language Bursary Program), which was created by the federal government and the provinces and territories in 1971 to promote the study of French and English as a second language among young people in Canada.

Adapted books now downloadable at BanQ

The adapted book is carving out an increasingly important place at the National Library and Archives of Quebec (BanQ). Indeed, the Quebec Adapted Book Service (SQLA) has decided to open its collection not only to users with a visual impairment, but to all those who have a condition causing difficulty with reading.

Passion for ICT, from Quebec to Mexico (part 5)

(Fifth part) The Infobourg tells you, over the months, the extraordinary adventure of two retirees from teaching who generously offer their time to share their ICT knowledge with the 15 school in Mayo, Mexico, within the framework of of an OLPC project.

Back to Clair 2011: vision of the future… (Second part)

From January 27 to 29, the Clair2011 international meeting was held in Clair, New Brunswick, a gathering of educators (teachers, students, CP, people from the New Brunswick Department of Education, APTICA , etc.), but also a few business people interested in education, Web 2.0 and collaboration. Teachers Sylvain Bérubé and Catherine Lapointe share with us their experience there. (Last of two parts.)

Parents' level of education: a key determinant of participation in higher education

News Release - Across Canada, the fact that no one in the family has a college or university education is a considerably greater barrier to participation in higher education than family income. In fact, according to two new studies commissioned by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO), a single year of parental education has a more positive effect on the likelihood of a son or daughter attending post-secondary education. that 50,000 $ more family income.

Back to Clair 2011: vision of the future… (1st part)

From January 27 to 29, the Clair2011 international meeting was held in Clair, New Brunswick, a gathering of educators (teachers, students, CP, people from the New Brunswick Department of Education, APTICA , etc.), but also a few business people interested in education, Web 2.0 and collaboration. Teachers Sylvain Bérubé and Catherine Lapointe share with us their experience there. (First of two parts.)

SACoche: free software to assess student skills

Skills assessment software, SACoche has been used for over a year by several French colleges. Free and free, it allows teachers to keep records of what their students have acquired, and students to know where they are in the acquisition of skills.

February: Black History Month

Since 1995, Black History Month has been officially recognized nationally in Canada. This month gives everyone the opportunity to grasp the importance of the role played by this community in history, a role too often forgotten in the books. Discover resources today that will help emphasize this in the classroom.

The LBPSB obtains the best price for its work in the field of energy efficiency

The Lester-B.-Pearson School Board (CSLBP) was honored Wednesday by the Quebec Association for Energy Management (AQME) for one of its ambitious energy efficiency projects. The school board was one of the nine finalists in the “Redevelopment of an existing building - institutional sector” category, one of the most prestigious awards among more than 10 categories.

Passion for ICT, from Quebec to Mexico (part four)

(Fourth part) The Infobourg tells you, over the months, the extraordinary adventure of two retirees from teaching who generously offer their time to share their ICT knowledge with the 15 school in Mayo, Mexico, within the framework of of an OLPC project.

Back in the past!

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