Archives mensuelles: May, 2019

For the love of the game: roundtable on gamification

During REFER 2019, the opening panel allowed experts to share the game's success factors: the narrative, collaboration, game culture, objectification and progression.

“Around the adult of tomorrow”: digital literacy education

The École branchée attended the second international conference on the teaching of literature with digital technology which was held on May 8 and 9 at the Grande Bibliothèque BAnQ (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec). Entitled "Around the adult of tomorrow", this event brought together some 100 participants and speakers from all over the world.

YouTube: a tool for teachers and students

Young people use technology quite independently and often discuss the videos they watch on YouTube. Here are some ideas for using this free platform as a learning tool.

Critical thinking, critical thinking, critical judgment: can we disentangle all this?

What is the difference between mind, thought and critical judgment? What is the role of school and what to do with it in the classroom? Here are some ideas if you are intrigued!

Vaccination: science versus belief

A disease that has been eradicated for several years, measles, is creating a public health problem in the United States. Indeed, New York City has ordered vaccination against a recent measles outbreak since 700 cases were reported in a matter of weeks. The sharing of wrong facts, fake news and disinformation are said to be at the center of this most recent epidemic. A look at one of WHO's greatest enemies: mistrust of vaccines.

Survive on Mars: survive, rebuild, explore

On the occasion of REFER 2019, three teachers presented the online platform Survive On Mars which offers the possibility of creating one's own city on Mars and assigning missions to students so that they develop a variety of knowledge and skills. .

For beautiful and efficient schools: the recommendations of the Lab École

The École branchée was invited to the media launch of the publication Thinking about the school of tomorrow, on April 10 in Quebec City. Here is what we learned.

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You can still win the grand prize for participation in the Girls of the Future contest

The instigators of the Girls' Code, an initiative that aims to raise awareness and initiate girls into programming and digital technology, are offering schools in the greater Quebec City area to participate in the “Girls of the Future” competition before May 24.

There is no education without a will to change

Nous avons rencontré Mathieu Lang, conférencier d’ouverture lors de la 10e édition de CLAIR et professeur de philosophie de l’éducation à la Faculté des sciences de l’éducation de l’Université de Moncton.

A school team committed to its professional development

As part of the 3rd edition of the FEEP Educational Innovation Awards on May 1 in Sherbrooke, the CADRE21 Special Prize was awarded to a school that innovates in the professional development of its team. The 2019 edition of this prize is awarded to the Externat Sacré-Cœur de Rosemère.

This is not fake news: 30 seconds before believing it!

Now that everyone has access to almost all platforms to express themselves, how do you differentiate the true from the false? What is the role of school in all of this? The professionals behind #30seconds before believing in it offer us some explanations and training courses to help our young people find their way around.

24 Hours of Science is back for the 14th time

On May 10 and 11, more than 200 organizations related to science and technology will delegate their best scientists, volunteers, enthusiasts, researchers and scientific leaders to meet Quebecers across the province.

Ludomyths: 10 Misconceptions About Play And Learning

The kickoff of REFER 2019 was given by the opening conference of Margarida Romero and Éric Sanchez entitled The Ludomyths: 10 misconceptions about play and learning.

Ethical considerations of autonomous vehicles

The arrival of new technologies, algorithms and artificial intelligence are bringing several new things to people's daily lives. Some speak of the fourth industrial revolution; digital technology is redefining more and more facets of our society and now opens up to an infinite world of possibilities where challenges and opportunities are available to everyone. Perspectives on the changes in the world of transport and more precisely on the moral considerations of autonomous vehicles.

FEEP Innovation Prize, 2019 edition: unveiling of the winners

The Federation of Private Educational Institutions yesterday unveiled the winners of the 3rd edition of the FEEP Educational Innovation Awards, during the Innovation Awards Gala.

GRICS is organizing its first Édukathon from May 24 to 26

In Montreal, experience a hackathon aimed at strengthening communication and collaboration between students, parents and school stakeholders using digital tools and resources.

Notre-Dame-de-Paris cathedral: a heritage to rebuild

An emblematic monument of Paris and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Notre-Dame Cathedral was engulfed in flames on April 15, 2019. After a long struggle, the firefighters finally succeeded in extinguishing the fire, but not without damage, which had been spreading for about fifteen hours. The spire, bell and two-thirds of the roof collapsed in the heat, while the entire building structure was fortunately saved. Insights into a rich history that began in the 12th century.

The FCPQ is launching the invitations to its Symposium on the theme of responsible citizenship!

The FCPQ is pleased to invite parents from all over Quebec and its partners in the education community to participate in its 2nd National Symposium, which will take place on June 1, 2019.

To be or not to be an influencer teacher?

Gabriel Dumouchel believes that the phenomenon of teacher influencers can have very positive impacts on the promotion of the profession. Feedback on his conference at the Digital Education Summit.

Back in the past!

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

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