Monthly Archives: June, 2011

"Read" to support school perseverance

Montreal Success Network (RRM) is proud to present the first edition of Lire, a newsletter entirely dedicated to news on perseverance and academic success and created to Link, Inform, Shine and Embark.

Guide for Parents of Children with HDAA and Intervention Plan - Tools to Promote Success

MONTREAL, June 16, 2011 / CNW Telbec / - "We firmly believe that by giving parents similar tools, we will help improve the graduation rate of those under 20," declared the president of the Federation of parents of Quebec (FCPQ), Mr. François Paquet, during the press conference presenting the Support Guide for Parents of a Child with Special Needs as well as the Intervention Plan.

New tools to support the success of students with disabilities or learning difficulties

MONTREAL, June 15, 2011 / CNW Telbec / - The Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports, Ms. Line Beauchamp, welcomed the launch of the Support Guide for Parents of a Child with Needs individuals, presented today by the Federation of Parents' Committees of Quebec.

1.4 million jobs to be filled by 2019 - The challenge lies in basic training

MONTREAL, June 15, 2011 / CNW Telbec / - Basic training, namely secondary V, is a prerequisite for enrolling in the best professional secondary programs and technical programs at CEGEP.

EQAO publishes high school cases chosen for their use of language proficiency test scores to improve student learning

TORONTO, June 15, 2011 / CNW / - The Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (EQAO) is releasing the results of schools and school boards today on the 2010-2011 Provincial Language Proficiency Test (OSSLT).

Brainstorming, war memorials and a movie about the Titanic make Canada's best teachers dream of a pass to Rideau Hall

WINNIPEG, June 14, 2011 / CNW / - Canada's best teachers have diversified their teaching methods to go beyond the more traditional approaches of reading, writing and arithmetic. The new pillars on which learning methods in classrooms are based now include social media, cyberspace and multimedia projects.

Educational success, the health and well-being of young people in the school context at the heart of the annual Public Health Days

Montreal, June 13, 2011 - All the decision-makers and actors concerned by the educational success, health and well-being of young people in the school context are invited to an international meeting on the subject, on November 28 and 29, 2011 in Montreal, Canada , as part of the 15th edition of the Annual Public Health Days (JASP). The registration period will begin on August 31, 2011.

Internet and Social Media Generations: A Conference for Teachers and Those Concerned with Education

Who are the young people of the Internet generation? Why are they interested in social media? Does social media have a place in school? How to use them for learning purposes? Is this a miracle solution? And the teachers in all of this? These are all questions that will be addressed by Mr. François Guité, secondary school teacher, during a free conference to be held on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at UQAC.

An enriched digital book, subtitled in LSF: a first in France

On June 8, 2011, The Mouse Who Tells, 100% digital publishing house, put online the new collection Histoires d'écoles, where 5-10 year olds express themselves and become project managers.

Winner of an OCTAS 2011 - The FCSQ congratulates Computers for Quebec schools

QUEBEC, June 3, 2011 / CNW Telbec / - As a founding member of Computers for Quebec Schools (OPEQ), the Federation of Quebec School Boards (FCSQ) congratulates the organization, winner of an OCTAS 2011 in the IT at the service of society category.

Let's play: conclusion and future

(Previous article) Serious games are spreading more and more in the world of education. Even if some consider that video games are ...

Find serious games, a breeze!

(Previous article) Carrefour education and Infobourg suggest these two directories. The SeriousGames.be repertoire If Yasmine Kasbi confides that her favorite serious games are too numerous ...

Why aren't serious games more popular?

(Previous article) The school still resists the pedagogy of play. The perception that learning must go through effort and personal discipline remains anchored. The...

The pleasure of learning, but still?

(Previous article) By digging here and there on the Internet, anyone interested in serious games will eventually understand that they are a lever on motivation ...

Is it funnier elsewhere?

(Previous article) Some countries have a clearer vision of the integration of serious games in an educational context. This is the case of France for whom ...

In Quebec, do we take games seriously?

(Previous article) Currently, for almost two thirds of teachers, the use of a serious game in their environment is analyzed as an unlikely possibility for ...

What are serious games?

(Previous article) Deriving from the English term serious games, serious games evoke software that combines a serious learning intention and the playful aspect of the game ...

Classroom games are serious business!

Children have always learned through play. Outside, learning takes place spontaneously using a ball or a simple branch. Imaginary games allow them to experience different roles and enrich their conception of the world. Although their thoughts were not adopted by the majority, some educators, like Maria Montessori, made play an important part of their educational principles.

The top grades in Canadian high schools with the highest grades will help Pathways to Success make Canada a nation ...

TORONTO, June 1, 2011 / CNW / - Passport to Education Canada is calling on all high school students with the highest marks to help it in its national campaign to make Canada a Nation of Graduates.

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