(Press release) The Corporation de la Médiathèque maskoutaine invites you to its conference, hosted by author and journalist Claire Caron, which will take place on Thursday, April 5 at the Sainte-Rosalie library in Saint-Hyacinthe.
Attention kids in kindergarten are more likely to be attentive again… once in the workforce! This is what emerges from a study carried out by Linda Pagani, professor and researcher at the University of Montreal and at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center.
(Press release) The Federation of Quebec School Boards (FCSQ) is pleased to be associated with the 24th School Transportation Safety Campaign organized by the Association du transport écolier du Québec (ATEQ) which will take place from January 30 to February 10 2012 and which has for theme M'as-tu vu?
What do 40 years of studies tell us about the impact of technology in the classroom? When computers are used as a medium for instruction, technology has a slight to moderate positive impact on learning and attitude.
Young people are more and more connected, a situation that greatly concerns many stakeholders, including the education community, notes the Direction de santé publique de Montréal. It identified the main impacts of Internet use among school-aged youth in a recently published report.
(News release) Fewer and fewer Quebecers are choosing to study science and technology, despite favorable employment prospects and growing market demand. However, an abundant and competent succession in this field is essential to guarantee the economic prosperity of the company. In this context, how can we motivate young people to opt for a scientific career?
Completing homework by copying translations of documents is now more risky for students. The Turnitin company has just launched a new technology that can detect potentially plagiarized content after being translated.
A joint file from Infobourg and Carrefour education. Will the school of the future still have walls? Either way, today's school walls are less and less of a barrier to discovery, learning and collaboration. Not only does the Internet provide access to a phenomenal amount of information, but web 2.0 also allows enriching exchanges.
(Press release) On February 18, this will be the 13th edition of “Girls and science, an electrifying duo! », A great thematic day designed to introduce secondary 2 and 3 teenagers to the exact nature of scientific and technological professions and the studies that lead to them.
The English version of the free encyclopedia Wikipedia was closed all day yesterday in protest against two US bills: Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA). According to the CEO of the Wikimedia Foundation, Sue Gardner, these two laws "would seriously damage the free and open Internet, including Wikipedia".
For a few years now, interactive whiteboards (IWBs) have appeared in classrooms. Different types of resources for use with TBI are now available on the market, ranging from a simple static PDF to project to interactive activities designed for this dynamic tool. Always on the lookout for innovations in teaching and learning, the CFORP is a leader in the production of interactive resources in French for use with TBI in the classroom.