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Monthly Archives: February, 2020

The school undergoing innovative change

The École branchée participated on February 13 in a lunchtime conference at the Desjardins Lab in Montreal on the theme “Quebec schools undergoing innovative change”. Back on a conference which shows, despite what some feared, that the school is in action.

Bombardier: what remains of this Quebec flagship? 

Bombardier has been talking about it for several months, but the last few weeks have been full of twists and turns, especially for two important players in its "catalog": Bombardier Transport and the aircraft of the A220 program (formerly C Series). Insights into the ins and outs of the restructuring of this Quebec company.

Lü accelerates the deployment of its immersive learning spaces in schools around the world

(Press release) Lü Aire de jeu interactive, a young Quebec company, will work with Dell Technologies to ensure the deployment of its immersive learning spaces in schools around the world.

Top 6 for teaching music

A music specialist has prepared a list of essential resources for teaching this artistic discipline in preschool, elementary and secondary school.

Making objects useful to others: call for collaboration around 3D printing

A French grade 4 to 5 teacher is looking for a class from Quebec to develop a collaboration around the expertise in 3D printing developed by his students. They can meet your need or collaborate to meet others!

100,000 $ for more mental health services for young people in the Quebec City region

(Press release) A new mental health investment fund has just been created for awareness, screening and intervention in schools in the Quebec City region.

The annual Francophone Canadian Symposium: meeting place for online and distance learning stakeholders

In collaboration with Campus Saint-Jean (University of Alberta), the Francophone Distance Learning Network of Canada (REFAD) is preparing its annual conference which will take place on Thursday May 28 and Friday May 29, 2020 in Edmonton (AB) .

Professionals in physical education are invited to the first Symposium exps

The first Symposium exps will take place on Friday, March 27, at the Collège Jean-Eudes in Montreal. It aims to promote physical education in Quebec.

Feedback on Hooked on School Days

From February 17 to 21, Hooked on School Days (JPS) were held, a week to remember that school perseverance is everyone's business. We discussed it with Isabelle Plante and Isabelle Archambault, researchers at UQÀM and UdeM.

A new space to develop a critical mind with regard to consumption

The purchase of a cell phone, the response to advertising, the first car, need or desire… The Consumer Protection Office offers parents new resources.

Girls are invited to break the codes and discover science and technology in Montreal on February 22

On Saturday February 22, an event at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium in Montreal will offer a science and technology discovery program for girls aged 7 and over.

The RÉCIT of private education is organizing its 2nd winter CampTIC

From February 21 to 23, some sixty education professionals meet in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts to find innovative educational strategies that meet the needs of their students.
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Combining academic and culinary learning is possible!

Marie-Claude Bernard, technician in nutrition and food management at the Pavillon du Millénaire (CS des Rives-du-Saguenay), presents the workshops and projects aimed at educating young people in healthy lifestyles.

Students popularize the 10 discoveries of the year for Québec Science

Analyzing university research and making links with researchers in order to popularize 10 great discoveries for Quebec Science: here is a challenge ...

“Girls and science, an electrifying duo! »: Turning point in the professional career of hundreds of young girls

The 21st edition of the event “Girls and science, an electrifying duo! Will be held this Saturday in Quebec and Rimouski, then on March 14 in Montreal. This day aims to promote science and technology among young Quebec women in secondary 2 to 4, in order to bypass the shortage of female labor that persists in these industries.

Reinvesting in elementary math using robots

Following an initial training, a 3rd and 4th year teacher from St-Malachie, in Bellechasse, prepared and experienced a robotics activity in her class related to math. Story of the unfolding.

Varied activities to celebrate the Francophonie

As part of the Rendez-vous de la francophonie, which will be held in March, the ACELF offers various ideas for celebrating the Semaine nationale de la francophonie (SNF) in the classroom.

20 free Google Slides and PowerPoint themes for the classroom

Yes, we like our visual aids to be beautiful, but no, we don't have so much time to put into the design ... When a person does it for fun and shares their models on top of that, it's great!

Degrowth to save humanity?

To support the current pace of life of the world's population, it would take 1.7 planets. And if everyone on Earth lived with the same standard of living as in Canada, then that would take 4.7 planets. These numbers are constantly growing, on the one hand, because the world population is increasing and, on the other hand, because economic systems are based on perpetual growth. We hear more and more about the concept of degrowth to turn things around. What exactly is it?

Unity: A game engine that opens the doors to virtual reality for students

Unity offers teachers and their students a free working platform allowing, among other things, the creation of 2D and 3D universes in virtual reality without having to master a programming language. Here are some examples of elementary school projects.

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