Monthly Archives: May, 2011


CARLETON-SUR-MER, QC, May 27, 2011 / CNW Telbec / - It is with great pride that the Federation of Teaching Unions (FSE-CSQ) and the Centrale des unions du Québec (CSQ) announce that Ms. Pauline Ladouceur, FSE advisor for students with adjustment or learning difficulties, is the recipient of the prestigious Albert Shanker Education Prize awarded by Education International (EI).

FCSQ Award of Excellence 2010-2011

The FCSQ is proud to recognize the exceptional work of the school boards of Portages-de-l'Outaouais, Laval, Découvreurs, Pierre-Neveu, Marguerite-Bourgeoys and des Chênes and to reward their trendy and successful projects.

The Media Awareness Network and the Canadian Teachers' Federation will focus on digital citizenship during Media Literacy Week in ...

Ottawa - The Media Literacy Network (the Network) and the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) today unveiled the theme for this year's Media Literacy Week - “Digital Citizenship” - by asking the public Canadian initiative to inspire young people to reflect on their online life and their rights and responsibilities in the digital world.

Okinawa and its centenarians

There are many centenarians in Okinawa, Japan. What are the factors that influence longevity?

20th International Grand Final of La Dictée PGL

Thursday, May 19, 2011 - Over 300,000 grade 5 and 6 students from across Canada, the United States and Africa have participated in the local and regional finals of La Dictée PGL since last December. On May 22, the best from each region will come and try to get their hands on the title of champion during the La Dictée PGL International Grand Final which will be held at the Pauline-Julien room of the Collège Gérald-Godin in Montreal.

Télé-Québec creates a web space for 6-12 year olds

Télé-Québec has just put online “LA” place for 6-12 year olds, a new web space designed from A to Z for them: the Skwat! leSkwat.telequebec.tv has many challenges and games. Everything is animated by Manu, a fictional character who accompanies the young Internet user.

Digital identity… Why and how to talk about it?

At the 29th AQUOPS conference, teachers question the concept of digital identity. How to warn students that their virtual image is often built without their knowledge without them understanding the real issues? Here is the report of a thought-provoking workshop.

HarperCollins uploads virtual books to Woozworld

HarperCollins Publishing House and Woozworld unveiled the launch of virtual books on Woozworld, the tweens and teens community, as part of a pilot program promoting books and reading. This is the very first time that books will be available in Woozworld, the virtual world for tweens and teens looking to have fun on social media, which respects the Children's Internet Privacy Act (COPPA). .

Choosing a career in techno changes the world!

TECHNOCompétences is organizing the Quebec component of the National ICT Career Week, in collaboration with the Canadian Coalition for a New Generation of ICT (CCTIC). The activities of the Week, which will be held in October in the greater Montreal area, aim to concretely discover the great diversity of careers in information and communications technologies (ICT) to young people in secondary 3 to 5.

Parks Canada is 100 years old! School excursion to be won for classes from kindergarten to high school

The year 2011 will mark the centenary of Parks Canada. Throughout the year, Parks Canada will organize activities to celebrate 100 years of sustained efforts in the areas of protection, education and visitor experiences.

Summary of the conference Integrate literary works in an educational environment

The symposium Integrate literary works in an educational environment, organized by the Médiathèque maskoutaine on April 21 at the Sainte-Rosalie library in Saint-Hyacinthe, greatly satisfied the 59 teachers, booksellers, educators and librarians who attended.

Engage young people in virtual debates on the ethics of science

On the occasion of the 79th ACFAS congress, CREO is proud to announce the launch of the SCIENCE EN JEU Scientific Café, beta version.

The Change the World Your Way contest continues!

The competition Change the world your way thanks to information technology (IT) runs until June 20!

The TBI in the social world

At the 29th AQUOPS conference, officials from the RÉCIT national service in the field of the social universe invited teachers to reflect on the educational uses of the interactive whiteboard. Their vision differs from traditionally received ideas. How to exploit all the possibilities of the blank page offered by this device?

79th Acfas Congress - Curiosity, diversity, responsibility

MONTREAL, May 9 / CNW Telbec / - Today is the opening in Sherbrooke of the 79th Acfas Congress, the largest multidisciplinary scientific gathering of the Francophonie, on the campuses of the University of Sherbrooke (UdeS ) and Bishop's University.

Month of physical education and student sport - The FCSQ signs a public declaration to encourage young people to move

QUEBEC, May 5 / CNW Telbec / - The president of the Federation of Quebec School Boards (FCSQ), Ms. Josée Bouchard, enthusiastically participated in the launch of the Month of physical activity and student sport by signing the declaration public Young people and their schools: an essential partnership for instilling pleasure and the need to move!

Innovative school projects in the spotlight at the FCSQ booth as part of the Ruralia event

QUEBEC, May 4 / CNW Telbec / - The Federation of Quebec School Boards (FCSQ) is pleased to be present in Saint-Ailleurs-de-l'Avenir, a showcase village for the most beautiful innovations of the rural world, which will be installed at Complexe Desjardins in Montreal, as part of the Ruralia event, from May 19 to 21.

"Antidote" your French and that of your students

Have you considered using your IWB to do strategic teaching during the writing process? For six hours, forty participants in the AQUOPS thematic day explored the educational possibilities of Antidote HD, a Quebec software to aid writing in the French language.

Language 2.0: keske C?

(previous section) By sending text messages from their phone, young people have developed a certain speed… and a language of their own. This...

To be or not to be (in social media), that is the question!

(previous section) The rapid arrival and meteoric popularity of social media has led many school boards to position themselves on their use. Some, like ...

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