Monthly Archives: September, 2010

Discovering the digital book

A special issue of École branchée, published in spring 2010, to discover and rediscover.

Calling everyone: Do new learning tools really encourage student performance and success?

The Francophone Distance Education Network of Canada (REFAD www.refad.ca) will publish a brief in spring 2011 which will attempt to indicate some possible answers to the question "Do new learning tools really encourage performance and student success ”.

SNCF launches “Mobile schools”

A long-time partner of National Education, SNCF is extending its commitment to the educational community this year. By organizing a school competition to promote classwork working on the theme of transport, SNCF is supplementing its educational system on sustainable development, security and citizenship.

Invitation / techno-pedagogical discussion table in distance training

You are cordially invited to come and present your exemplary or emerging practices, or to come and share your experiences, your point of view, and your vision of distance learning via the new format of the Techno-pedagogical exchange table, 2010- edition. 2011, organized by the Francophone Distance Learning Network of Canada (REFAD; http://www.refad.ca).

Assessing Online: Practices and Challenges

As part of the research it will publish in spring 2011, the Francophone Distance Learning Network of Canada (REFADwww.refad.ca) invites your testimonies and thoughts on The Practices and Challenges of Online Assessment.

School failure: "Living well at school", an educational dossier

Paris - The 3e edition of the Day of refusal of academic failure (JRES), organized by Afev (Association de la Fondation Etudiante pour la Ville), is sponsored by theUNICEF France and two members of its sponsorship committee, Claire Brisset and Marcel Rufo. It will take place on September 22 and this year will focus on suffering at school. On this occasion, UNICEF France and “Citizen of Tomorrow” are joining forces to offer a new educational package entitled “Living well at school”.

Persevere with Jean-Michel Anctil

School Success launches an offensive against dropping out of school! The company is joining forces with Quebec personalities with the Persévérer avec… project This week, School success is releasing a video on school perseverance with Jean-Michel Anctil.

A new resource for global education

World - The non-governmental organization Peace One Day (www.peaceoneday.org) and the Skype software are joining forces to celebrate the International Day of Peace on September 21. To achieve this, Peace One Day is launching a new educational resource for students and their teachers, available free on the Internet.

Historic partnership between CSE and Cargill - Thirty interactive whiteboards will be installed in thirteen schools

Baie-Comeau, September 13, 2010 - The Commission scolaire de l'Estuaire and the Cargill company are pleased to formalize a historic partnership project that will provide schools in the Manicouagan Peninsula and Baie-Comeau with 30 interactive whiteboards, a recent technology that represents a major asset for the success and perseverance of students.

Press release: The Academic eLearning Forum 2010 - new dates, new location: November 8 and 9, 2010 at CNIT

Following the closure of the Roof of the Grande Arche until January 2011, the first edition of the event dedicated to the education sector will finally take place on November 8 and 9, 2010 at the CNIT, in La Défense, in Paris.

A terrifying start to Mrs. Wenham's class

Here is a new book for young people signed by Patrick Sennécal and published by Éditions de la Bagnole. This work is classified: initiation to the novel and it will appeal to novice readers. The text is dotted with definitions for words that are more difficult to understand, enough to develop the reflex in young people to look for the definition of words they do not understand when reading.

A book in memory of Terry Fox

Thirty years ago, Terry Fox finished his Marathon of Hope after crossing two-thirds of the country on a run. Next September 19 will be Terry Fox Run and on September 30 we will be celebrating National Terry Fox Day for Schools.

The website I have the memory which Turns finalist at the Japan Prize 2010

Montreal - The result of a collaboration between Productions de la ruelle, Turbulent Média and Historia, the I have memory that turns website was officially selected among the finalists in the youth category of the Japan Prize 2010 International Educational Program Contest.

The virtual human body: the online visual reference for science and biology teachers

Montreal - The virtual human body, a real 3-dimensional virtual model, is now offered free of charge on the Quebec site HealthPassport.net, in collaboration with The Virtual Human Body of Québec Amérique International www.corpshumainvirtuel.com.

Discover new educational software

Subscribe to newsletter LÉ News from the Educational Software website and don't miss out on new educational software. This LÉ nouvelles newsletter publishes evaluations of educational software and offers you several educational tools for the start of the school year!

A big step towards the library of the 21st century

Montreal - The municipal council commission on cultural development and the quality of the living environment of Montreal unanimously adopted in public session the recommendations relating to the 21st century library project on Wednesday September 1st. It is now up to the city's executive committee to accept or reject the recommendations.

Halloween concert: A project for secondary schools

Here is a project to discover contemporary music for high school students, set up by the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec.

A new alternative school on the South Shore of Montreal

Delson - For the start of the school year, enthusiasm was palpable among the students of Les Cheminots school in Delson. This year, this school on the South Shore of Montreal is turning into an alternative public school. " It's a dream for me! »Exclaims Monique Fournier, the director of the Cheminots.

Ludovia Summer University 2010

All the articles produced by the Infobourg team about the Ludovia 2010 summer school are listed here.

9th edition of the Annual Guide to Websites for School Success

With the start of the school year, a brand new issue of the École branchée magazine arrives! Once again this year, the team offers you a selection of 500 websites for success in school, including around 100 new features compared to last year's edition.

Back in the past!

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

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