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Monthly Archives: October, 2020

Give a voice / voice to all your students thanks to Flipgrid

To collect evidence of learning and provide video feedback, Flipgrid will be your star player. Engage your students through meaningful learning objects and document their progress through the creation of video clips.

The croquinote (sketchnoting), to make the thought visible!

Introduction to croquinote, a cross between drawing, concept map and traditional scribbling on a corner of a placemat! It uses creativity to give meaning to the concepts learned, making note taking and consulting them particularly enjoyable!

Create an active learning path through the Teams Class Notebook

Let's explore how, from the class notebook on Teams, we can integrate an active learning path, easily accessible by the student and responding to the different pedagogical intentions put forward by the teacher throughout the course. the school year.

Donald Trump: champion of disinformation

As part of the series “How do we make information”, the result of a collaboration between Agence Science-Presse and École branchée, we are now focusing on disinformers. The name of their leader? Donald Trump.

The Burst of News Briefs - week of October 30

You were impatiently waiting for them, here are the news of the week! We are talking about: CréaCamps Découverte, books adapted for DYS, MOOCs on digital skills, Digital 2020 higher education conference, ACELF live replay, BAnQ public consultation. Good reading!

Ideas for classroom outdoors and learning as you explore the neighborhood - part 2

Outings around the school are all opportunities for a multitude of discoveries and learning. Second part of our article on the outdoor classroom, which presents activities for different subjects.

École branchée survey reveals teachers' concerns in times of pandemic

Teachers who used digital tools before the pandemic recognize that their approach must still be adapted since teaching in the presence and at a distance has its share of differences.

Additional pedagogical days: announcement and reactions

“In order to promote the academic success of students in the context of the pandemic, the Government of Quebec is adding three days of training and planning to the school calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. "We bring together the announcement and the reactions by press releases.

"Experts" and COVID-19: assessing the validity of scientific information

As part of the series “How do we make information”, the result of a collaboration between Agence Science-Presse and École branchée, we are now interested in the validity of scientific information. in the context of a global pandemic as we are currently living. Can you verify information that is based on science if you are not yourself a scientist? The answer is in this guide!

Class outside and learn while exploring the neighborhood

The Scandinavian concept of "forest schooling" is gaining momentum and more and more followers of the outside class, especially with the current health situation. A simple walk in the neighborhood can be a source of multiple learning in addition to oxygenating the brain. We present you activities to do with the students. (part 1: French and math!)

Virtual schools for primary and secondary students

“Do you know of any virtual schools where I can register my child? This is the question that parents ask us most often since the start of the school year. We have therefore sought to answer this question.

Student engagement, a challenge for distance education

Serge Gérin-Lajoie, professor at TÉLUQ, refers us to three ingredients necessary to get students to engage in their learning, valid for classroom teaching, but also at a distance.

Students use data science to prevent plastic pollution

Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ) is launching the Défi#jeunesse2030 in order to introduce young people to data science while addressing the real problem of plastic pollution.

The identification of "turnkey" trees, a new learning and evaluation situation in science and technology

The Culture-Education Team offers a new learning and evaluation situation (SAE) in science and technology for the 2nd cycle of elementary school. This scientific investigation process leads students to explore the natural environment that surrounds them in order to construct a key to identify tree species.

Eurêka !, partner for student success day and night

Students in grades 1 to 12 in French-language schools in Ontario can once again get help in all subjects. The Eureka service has resumed service for the 2020-2021 school year.

What is an information medium?

As part of the series “How do we make information”, the result of a collaboration between Agence Science-Presse and École branchée, we are now answering the question what is 'news media and we are also nodding to Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week which takes place October 24-31, 2020.

Resources for Media Literacy Week

Until October 31, World Media and Information Literacy Week (#SemEduMedias) emphasizes the importance of developing skills and keen critical thinking to better understand the information to which we are continually exposed. Here are some great educational ideas on the subject to mark the week!

Connected classes in Saskatchewan to improve the offer of optional courses

In Saskatchewan, the Conseil des écoles fransaskoises (CEF) has opted for trendy classes in order to offer more choices to students in small French-language secondary schools scattered throughout its territory.

Pear Deck to add interactivity to your presentations

Pear Deck makes your presentation slides (Google Slides, PowerPoint or online) interactive so that students can participate more actively from their own device, in addition to providing a very useful dashboard for the teacher.

The Burst of News Briefs - week of October 23

You were impatiently waiting for them, here are the news of the week! We are talking about: return to today's CréaCamp, We sow reading, a mine of apps and tips, October news from RÉCIT, active pedagogy vignettes, teaching: that speaks to me, Directory culture-education, educational kits by the Explorers and the Resourceful. Good reading!

Back in the past!

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

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