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Active learning places students at the center of the learning process and takes advantage of real life contexts, which have meaning for them, in order to motivate and engage them in a task. The objective is to promote sustainable learning.

We invite you to trust yourself and your students so that they are most often active in their learning.

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Halloween: legendary party!

Halloween is the party par excellence for children. Costumes, sweets, decorations, everything is there to make this day memorable in the eyes of the youngest. Children therefore appreciate the traditions put in place on October 31, where pumpkins of all sizes and colors punctuate the route of families in search of the best treats in their neighborhood. This guide looks at the legend of Jack O'Lantern and how Halloween customs endure 2,500 years later.

Science vs. Facebook algorithm to thwart disinformation

Since the start of the pandemic, we have seen several scientists posting on social networks in favor or against the vaccine, the mask, health measures, etc. Recently, the editor of the renowned journal Science, Holden Thorp, implored the scientific community to try to beat Facebook at its own game: to play on the algorithms by bringing out star researchers, as do so well the " anti-science ”.  

An arm in Lego: his passion at the service of his handicap

Deprived of a right forearm at birth, David Aguilar uses his passion for Lego blocks to create a prosthesis. A story that will inspire your students and that inspired us some ideas for activities to live in class on the theme of passions and inventions!

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Halloween: legendary party!

Halloween is the party par excellence for children. Costumes, sweets, decorations, everything is there to make this day memorable in the eyes of the youngest. Children therefore appreciate the traditions put in place on October 31, where pumpkins of all sizes and colors punctuate the route of families in search of the best treats in their neighborhood. This guide looks at the legend of Jack O'Lantern and how Halloween customs endure 2,500 years later.

Science vs. Facebook algorithm to thwart disinformation

Since the start of the pandemic, we have seen several scientists posting on social networks in favor or against the vaccine, the mask, health measures, etc. Recently, the editor of the renowned journal Science, Holden Thorp, implored the scientific community to try to beat Facebook at its own game: to play on the algorithms by bringing out star researchers, as do so well the " anti-science ”.  

"It's a beautiful language, with superb words ..."

Do your students know that French is spoken in Canada other than in Quebec? Here is an opportunity to make them aware of this reality through meetings with francophone students from Alberta and activities aimed at enriching their vocabulary by discovering surprising expressions!

Understanding the lumber shortage

Several causes have contributed to the current shortage of lumber. While demand has increased sharply during periods of containment, sawmills are having difficulty getting their heads out of the water! In addition, for several years, the price of lumber had been so low that they were already struggling to make a profit. So it's a huge turnaround. Let's take a closer look!

20 years after the attacks of September 11, 2001: artists come back to the effects

20 years after the attacks of September 11, 2001, which claimed the lives of thousands of Americans, Quebec artists of North African origin look back at the effects of racism they have since been victims of in a sobering web series.

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Halloween: legendary party!

Halloween is the party par excellence for children. Costumes, sweets, decorations, everything is there to make this day memorable in the eyes of the youngest. Children therefore appreciate the traditions put in place on October 31, where pumpkins of all sizes and colors punctuate the route of families in search of the best treats in their neighborhood. This guide looks at the legend of Jack O'Lantern and how Halloween customs endure 2,500 years later.

Science vs. Facebook algorithm to thwart disinformation

Since the start of the pandemic, we have seen several scientists posting on social networks in favor or against the vaccine, the mask, health measures, etc. Recently, the editor of the renowned journal Science, Holden Thorp, implored the scientific community to try to beat Facebook at its own game: to play on the algorithms by bringing out star researchers, as do so well the " anti-science ”.  

An arm in Lego: his passion at the service of his handicap

Deprived of a right forearm at birth, David Aguilar uses his passion for Lego blocks to create a prosthesis. A story that will inspire your students and that inspired us some ideas for activities to live in class on the theme of passions and inventions!

Autumn: festival of colors and enhancement of the territory

The fall colors are certainly one of the most beautiful natural spectacles offered by Quebec. Here are some ideas for activities to help students discover how this beautiful season is beneficial for the development of the territory.

"It's a beautiful language, with superb words ..."

Do your students know that French is spoken in Canada other than in Quebec? Here is an opportunity to make them aware of this reality through meetings with francophone students from Alberta and activities aimed at enriching their vocabulary by discovering surprising expressions!

35 years ago: Chernobyl

On April 1989, Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded and caused what was going to be the most important civil nuclear disaster in history.

Why should we avoid gatherings over the holidays this season?

Remember that this is only one Christmas in a life with so many others. If everyone puts in the effort, we will be able to go back to life as usual sooner. But why should we avoid gatherings over the holidays this season? Answers in this guide.

Mental Health and Pandemic: How to Feel Better

Accepting the emotions you are feeling might be the key to feeling better. During these exceptional times, what would you like to do to ensure a healthy balance in your life? Remember, it's okay not to be okay.

Can we reverse the biodiversity decline before 2050?

The observations are troubling and unmistakable: two thirds of the wild fauna has disappeared in less than 50 years. This shocking declaration of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is sounding the alarm, identifying the primary cause of this decline as human activity. It is approximately 4,000 vertebrate species, spread across 21,000 animals across the world that have disappeared following the destruction of their natural habitat, mainly for agriculture.

The Monarch: a Butterfly to Protect

The monarch is a magnificent black and orange butterfly; actually, it is one of the biggest diurnal butterflies in Canada. You may have seen one before since they fly around houses collecting nectar from flowers. However, if you were born 20 years earlier, you would have seen many more. In 2003, the monarch was already considered an at-risk species, but with a population decline of 90%, it has been an endangered species sin 2016. The climate changes, the use of pesticides and the destruction of its natural habitat lead to its demise .

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Vaccination passport and ethical issues

While some European countries have already implemented a vaccination passport, Canada is considering following suit very soon. However, the initiative raises many questions ...

Green light for adolescent vaccination

The long-awaited announcement by teens, their parents and their teachers has finally taken place: the COVID-19 vaccine can now be administered to all young people aged 12 to 17 in Canada.

Video games and confinement: alone, but together

According to researchers, video games have a positive impact in reducing stress during confinement. Young people (and not so young) are therefore turning, more numerous than ever, to video games to improve their mental health in this unusual context ...

A budget tainted by COVID-19

More than a year after the start of the pandemic, Quebec has its first budget marked in red by COVID-19. What can government spending and revenue look like in the face of a health crisis?

COVID-19: back on a confined year

On March 11, 2020, the WHO Director General announced that we are now facing a global COVID-19 pandemic. One year later, how is the future shaping up?

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