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Monthly Archives: March, 2011

Quebec Family Week 2011

Involve your students in the Quebec Family Week School Project, which will take place from May 9 to 15, 2011.

Robotics competition on April 1 at the Musée de la civilization

The Musée de la civilization in Quebec will once again host a robotics competition this year organized by the school boards of the Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches regions, this Friday, April 1 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The Media Awareness Network launches a tool to help teens become savvy and safe cyber-citizens

Ottawa - The Media Awareness Network (The Network) is today launching the MyUniverse resource: a digital literacy tutorial for high school students. This interactive tool will captivate teens while helping them develop their critical thinking skills to put it to good use during their online activities.

The Internet in the Lives of Young People: Guide for Critical Researchers

Researchers at the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi are currently interested in the exercise of critical thinking when browsing the Internet. As part of their research, they explored the critical skills of future teachers. We offer you a file related to their research.

ROBOT Games 2011 Edition

For a fourth consecutive year, the non-profit organization Zone 01 is organizing a robotics competition for elementary and secondary students, both French-speaking and English-speaking, from regions across Canada. This year's event will be held on Friday April 1, 2011 at Des-Studios school in Saint-Jérôme which is located in the Rivière-du-Nord school board. More info here.

Skype makes its debut in the classroom

It is well known that the Internet has helped to make the Earth a village where one can easily communicate with people located all over the globe. Skype in the classroom takes this vision a step further and brings the world into the classroom via videoconferencing.

Consultation on the ISN science terminal program project

Press release, France. The Public Education and Computer Science association welcomes the publication on Eduscol of the "Computer Science and Digital Sciences" program project for the Terminale S class at the start of the 2012 school year: http://www.epi.asso.fr/revue/ lu / l1103o.htm

Budget Bachand - What a future for Quebec!

QUEBEC, March 17 / CNW Telbec / - The Autonomous Federation of Education (FAE) does not see how the budget presented today could be promising for the future. Education, a real lever of development for the future, will certainly not be able to be supported by such starved investments. This budget is part of the path taken by the Charest government, namely to destroy the state, promote free market rules and increase the financial burden on individuals. Once again, it is the most disadvantaged, students and the middle class who are called upon to reduce the deficit the most.

Together, let's create a French-speaking masterpiece!

QUEBEC, March 4, 2011 - The Canadian Association for French Language Education (ACELF) is proud to present the 19th edition of the Semaine nationale de la francophonie (SNF) which begins today and will run until the 20th March as part of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie. Under the theme "Interact to get rich / My colors + your flavors = our masterpieces!" », The ACELF invites educational circles to celebrate their attachment to the French language and culture through educational activities and competitions.

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

(Eighth 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.

Elm Encounters 2.11

Communiqué, France - The new edition of the Rencontres de l'Orme will be held on the theme: "Communicate, collaborate, to learn?" on March 23 and 24, 2011 at the Palais des Congrès in Marseille.

2011 Active School Competition

To promote healthy eating and regular physical activity, Kino-Québec launched the 2011 Active School contest this week. Participating schools have the chance to get their hands on financial assistance of up to 2,000 $ to achieve a new project or improve an already existing one.

Training videos on a host of IT tools

Quebec City, January 31, 2011 - The Quebec City Library Network provides its users with the Vodeclic electronic resource free of charge, which provides access to more than 5,000 training videos on a host of computer tools: from creation to from a Facebook account to iPhone applications via email and the main common software.

Back in the past!

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