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Monthly Archives: January, 2018

Exceptional recognition for the Haut-Madawaska Learning Center

On the occasion of the 9th edition of the CLAIR conference, the school and the director behind this large-scale annual gathering were awarded exceptional recognition by the organization Idée Éducation Entrepreneuriale.

Bell Let's Talk: A Golden Opportunity to Destigmatize Mental Illness

On January 31, Bell is organizing a day to support initiatives in the field of mental health. For each social media post tagged with #BellCause, Bell will donate 0.05$ to the Community Fund.

Coyotes more and more present in big cities

In recent months, the number of coyotes observed on the Island of Montreal has continued to increase. In fact, this animal is settling more and more in urban areas, and this, everywhere in North America. Let's take a closer look at this phenomenon.

Take your first steps in virtual and augmented reality

An interview with Claude Frenette, one of the mentors of the CréaCamp event, who talks about the importance of making students creators, and not simple consumers, of virtual and augmented reality.

On smartphones in the classroom: educate rather than ban

Recently, I answered a journalist's questions about smartphones in class. I share here my thoughts on the subject.

January blue moon

A particular lunar eclipse will occur at the end of January 2018. Let's take a closer look at why this extremely rare phenomenon is causing so much enthusiasm among the population.

Break taboos and do the job of your dreams

The second edition of the “Ouin pis? »Aiming to make young people aware of the added value of gender diversity in employment was launched by Minister Hélène David and the social network Academos.

My #Clair2018: Because all together, we go further!

Our Executive Director, Audrey Miller, in turn shares with us some thoughts and inspiring thoughts from her second lifetime experience at the Clair - Seeing Education Differently conference.

#Clair2018: Unravel the mystery of Clair's flame to See education differently!

Our director of development and facilitator of the Educational Rendezvous, Stéphanie Dionne, tells how she experienced her first participation in the Clair conference this year. At first enthusiastic but nervous, she came back moved and overwhelmed.

Letters to Anthony: horses

The work of the horse in the fields. Anthony is in first grade (6-7 years old) and has mild autism. This story invites him to all kinds of discoveries by making connections with the world around him.

Sandwiches that pollute!

This week, British researchers announced that they had calculated the carbon footprint of different types of sandwiches. The result of this study: The annual consumption of sandwiches in the UK has the same impact on the environment as the use of over eight million cars per year.

“Like in butter! »(Mister Asshole & the crazy toad)

The BYOD (“Bring Your Own Device”) or AVAN (“Bring Your Own Device”) approach could help solve digital equipment issues in schools. At least, that's what several teachers believe, including Mr. Connard. Despite everything, the idea is not unanimous ... 

FEEP supports and recommends adjustments to the government's strategy for 0-8 year olds

The Federation of Private Educational Institutions welcomes with great interest the strategy presented by the Government of Quebec for 0-8 year olds.

Aspiring Tweeter and Tweeter, tell us the power of words!

The Rendez-vous des écoles francophones en network (REFER) tweeting competition is back this year to showcase the creativity of students from all francophone linguistic communities.

Offer a virtual trip around the world to its students

Take a virtual world tour in 180 school days: here is the challenge that Karina Bilodeau, special education teacher, offered to her students for 2017-2018.

Studyo announces its version 4.5 with cross-platform configuration.

Studyo, the student-centered project management platform, now allows teachers and students looking for a personal organization tool to create their account via any type of digital device.

5 education trends to watch in 2018

FEEP looked into her crystal ball and saw a lot of educational action in 2018. Here are a few trends, some of which they could have talked about, that they invite you to watch.

OBJECT mission: a cultural journey inspired by “seek and find” games

The Culture-Education Team has just launched a new tool (fun, dynamic and free) that promotes the integration of the cultural dimension among students.

115 new species discovered in Asia

The Mekong region continues to introduce us to new animal species. Let's take a closer look at the hundreds of new specimens listed last year.

Clair2018: The most avant-garde teaching practices in the spotlight!

From January 25 to 27, the Haut-Madawaska Learning Center (CAHM) will once again put the most avant-garde educational practices in the spotlight, during the Clair2018 event.

Back in the past!

Have fun re-reading these articles drawn at random from our archives!

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