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Monthly Archives: January, 2016

Feedback via audio recordings to help the weak third

Teachers from Collège Sainte-Anne share their winning strategies to support their so-called “weak third” students, without lowering their expectations of others. Today, we discover another strategy adopted by Gabrielle St-Germain, a French teacher.

Choosing Your Path: Online Resources to Help Students Find Their Way

As March 1 approaches, the deadline for enrollment in a post-secondary institution, certain online resources may be of interest to students seeking academic and / or professional opportunities. Here are a few you should know.

Pipelines under close surveillance

Pipelines cause a lot of environmental concerns and the National Energy Board is under scrutiny. Let's see how the new standards will change current practices.

Make way for the 18th edition of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie

The Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, as part of the International Day of La Francophonie, will be held from March 3 to 23, 2016 under the theme "La Francophonie in 3D: Diversity, Duality, Dynamism!" "

The importance of a name

For 35 years, women who marry in Quebec have kept their "maiden name". However, Justin Trudeau's wife is commonly referred to as Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau.

EchoFab visit: “And there was light! "

On January 7, a group of teachers and students (including me) went to echoFab, the first Fab Lab in Quebec.

A trip to the Fab Lab, and reaching the point of no return!

After the holidays, we went out with the family. Communautique, which manages the first Fab Lab in Canada, invited us to come and see its facilities. For the occasion, we chartered a school bus and headed to downtown Montreal, to the premises of the École de technologie supérieure (ETS), where the Communautique lodge.

Two tweeting contests not to be missed in February!

Are your students followers of the social network Twitter? Are you looking for an interesting way to promote writing and the French language in your classroom? Here are two contests that may be of interest to you.

Illusionist Luc Langevin invites you to dare science for the 2016 edition of the Hydro-Québec Science Fair!

The national spokesperson for Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, illusionist Luc Langevin is pleased to invite you to be inspired by the next generation of Quebec scientists as part of the 2016 edition of Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec.

Inauguration of CADRE 21, an ultramodern space dedicated to the continuing education of teachers

On January 21, the official launch of the activities of the Center for Animation, Development and Educational Research for the 21st Century (CADRE 21) took place in its premises located in the Ahuntsic district of Montreal.

The Wikipedia encyclopedia celebrates its 15th anniversary

This week, the collaborative encyclopedia Wikipedia celebrated its 15th anniversary. Founded in January 2001, Wikipedia is now one of the most visited sites in the world.

An anonymous support space to help the weak third party

Teachers from Collège Sainte-Anne share their winning strategies to support their so-called “weak third” students, without lowering their expectations of others. Today, we are discovering a strategy shared by Gabrielle St-Germain, a French teacher.

January 21, International Hug Day!

Also known as "National Hug Day", January 21 is a day to provide an expression of affection that is good for morale and health and which will allow the human body to secrete more oxytocin.

The challenge of the 2016 FIRST International Robotics Competition is unveiled!

After robots launching Frisbees, balloon couriers and industrial robots, the theme this year will see robots attacking medieval fortresses built by young people aged 14 to 18.

The Youtube phenomenon: from fascination to education

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CD-ROMs to support reading and improve oral skills

The use of children's literature in elementary school occupies a prominent place in the classes. Here is a project from the Mgr Scheffer school, in Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon (Commission scolaire du Littoral), which motivates young people to read and improves their oral skills thanks to the creation of a CD-ROM.

Bell Let's Talk Day 2016 will take place on January 27

Join the growing global conversation and support mental health in Canada!

The boreal forest is under pressure

The forest covers 30 % of the land area of the globe. And the boreal forest alone represents one third of the world's forests. The climate changes of recent years, as well as other important factors, have had an impact on it from east to west of the country.

Clair 2016: See education differently!

The seventh edition of the international conference on the use of Web 2.0 in education "Clair" will be held from January 28 to 30, 2016 at the Haut-Madawaska Learning Center (CAHM), in Clair, New Brunswick.

Team performance goals to help the weak third

Teachers from Collège Sainte-Anne share their winning strategies to support their so-called “weak third” students, without lowering their expectations of others. Today, we are discovering the strategy of Marie-Hélène Simard, a secondary 5 math teacher.

Back in the past!

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