The Natural Bulletin! published by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Wildlife comes back to you this year with plenty of resources. Primary and secondary teachers, pedagogical advisers and guidance counselors are invited to subscribe.
Because too many children around the world are out of school, IKEA and UNICEF are mobilizing to provide as many children as possible with the education they need. This is why IKEA wishes to unite visitors to its stores around the cause of children by inviting them to participate in fundraising for the benefit of numerous education programs around the world.
Quebec - Mirego, a Quebec-based company that develops applications for iPhone and iPad, is launching a contest that may be of interest to connected educators. As part of the competition, you could win 50,000$ in professional services at Mirego for the development of your own mobile application.
In recent years, the Quebec education system has embarked on a major transformation of its organization and its study programs at the elementary, secondary and college levels. In this regard, the vision, mission and values of the Quebec school system have been redefined. With the pedagogical integration of ICT in schools, the ways in which students' knowledge is acquired and the pedagogical practices of teachers are being redesigned.
In the wake of the success of the Clair 2010 conference, the organizers will hold Clair 2011, on January 27, 28 and 29 at the Haut-Madawaska Learning Center in Clair. “This is our way of bringing quality lecturers, in French, to New Brunswick,” explains Roberto Gauvin, principal of this school. We are far from major centers, but we have set up an international conference! "
World-renowned astrophysicist Trinh Xuan Thuan will host a conference on November 3 at the Montreal Botanical Garden. The conference, entitled The big bang and after: the place of man in the Universe, invites us to reflect on the condition of man and his place in the Universe.
Notice to people interested in the development and use of free software in education: a new portal has recently appeared on the Web. Planet Éducalibre brings together a collection of RSS feeds on the themes of education and free software.
Montreal- Faced with the change in media consumption habits, public broadcasters are now rethinking their mission and their positioning to (re) conquer the youngest who have migrated to the new platforms. The Internet, mobile phones, video on demand, are all challenges that large networks must meet in order to maintain their position.
Quebec - The new literary festival Quebec in full letters offers a whole challenge from October 14 to 24: that of taming twitterature. In the company of Jean-Yves Fréchette, performance artist and teacher, Internet users will be able to express themselves… in 140 characters.
Webography American Optometric Association, “Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)”, http://www.aoa.org/x5374.xml, accessed October 8, 2010 Association des optométristes du Québec, “Les terminals à screen cathode et votre ...
The chronicle of the announced death of the paper book has been in the headlines for several years. In August 2010, a few months after the release of the Apple iPad electronic tablet, computer scientist and MIT researcher Nicholas Negroponte declared that the book was dying and that by 2015 it would be surpassed by the digital book. , just as the digital photo has passed the film.
As we have seen in this report, reading on the screen is closely linked to online reading, on a network. Like all new forms of communication, the Internet has imposed its codes, its own language and the user has had to adapt to them, not without difficulty.
The mechanisms for reading on the screen differ from those for reading printed text. Reading on the screen requires new skills, tests our attention, and sometimes has its share of physical inconvenience.