Monthly Archives: November, 2012

The application period for the Apple Distinguished Educator program is open for 2013

Until January 15, 2013, teachers of all levels who use Apple Company products to enhance their teaching and their students' learning are invited to apply to become an ADE (Apple Distinguished Educator).

Treat a child to reading!

In November and December, the Literacy Foundation invites you to share your taste for reading by buying a new book for a child (0 to 12 years old) poor your region. By this simple gesture, you help prevent reading and writing difficulties that can lead to dropping out of school, then to illiteracy.

The "top" of the week from November 2 to 9

To end the week well, here are the articles published on our media that have been the most read this week. A perfect report for those who don't have time to read everything, or who don't want to miss a thing!

Budding municipal electors and Municipal Succession 2.0 - Young people crazy about municipal politics!

Press release (Union of Quebec municipalities) - On November 1, the UMQ launched a project to promote succession in the municipal world. The first video clips, “Young municipal voters” and “Relève municipale 2.0”, seek to strengthen municipal democracy by informing young people and encouraging them to get involved in their community.

Bye bye agenda, hello iPod!

Gone are the days of the work plan that students could take up to 45 minutes to copy… and that parents often found illegible! Pierre-Paul Rouleau, fifth grade teacher at Entramis Elementary School in Repentigny, has gone digital.

The Curiosity robot explores the planet Mars

On November 26, 2011, NASA launched a mission to the planet Mars to find out if there has already been life on this planet in the past. The Curiosity robot travels the planet in search of clues ...

The What do I know? is now available in digital version

Press release (Presses Universitaires de France) - The famous collection “Que sais-je? Will be available in its entirety in digital form in 2013, a first set of around 100 titles made available to the public this fall.

The Quebec Federation of Parents' Committees is preparing its next convention

The 37th Annual Congress of the FCPQ will take place on May 31 and June 1, 2013, under the theme "Objective: Success", at Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy, in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, near Quebec City. It's time to submit your workshop proposals!

Privacy and video games: a call for caution

Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart used the launch of Media Literacy Week 2012 to appeal for caution to video game enthusiasts, parents and teachers.

Imagine a scientific experiment to be carried out in space!

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield invites students 19 and under to brainstorm to find an experience to do in space.

The Collège des Compagnons is a member of the Quebec Network of Entrepreneurial and Environmental Schools

Press release - The Collège des Compagnons announces its membership in the Quebec Network of Entrepreneurial and Environmental Schools (RQÉEE) and launched the Secondary 5 course Media Universe, a unique course in Quebec, the implementation of which is the result of this partnership with the RQÉEE.

A Québec student finalist in a drawing competition: vote online!

Press release (FAE TD and Earth Day Canada) - Emily-Alexandra Sarabia-Tellez, a 6th grade student from Cœur-Vaillant school in Quebec City, is among the ten finalists of the second annual drawing competition organized jointly by the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TD FAE) and Earth Day Canada.

The Paris Aquarium will welcome teachers during its Porte Ouverte day

FRANCE / Press release (Aquarium de Paris): The Aquarium de Paris is dedicating its day of November 14, 2012 to teachers by welcoming them and offering them the tailor-made program developed by its teaching team.

Tablets at school: 5 mistakes not to make

The EdTechTeacher organization, which supports many schools in their project to deploy iPad tablets in the United States, lists 5 approaches from schools or teachers that are slowing the process of integrating these tools.

Americans at the polls

On November 6, 2012, the Americans decide who will represent them for the next 4 years. Will they choose to re-elect Barack Obama or replace him with his opponent, Mitt Romney?

Back to edCamp Montreal: fostering the desire to always go further

Last Thursday, November 1st, the 2nd edition of edCamp Montreal was held at Wilfrid-Bastien Elementary School. A little more than 120 people, teachers, educational advisers, education professionals and students, gathered to discuss topics of interest to them in connection with education. Small return ...

Back to normal time

On November 4 in Quebec and October 28 in France, the clocks were set back one hour. Why is this so? Why do you have to change the time twice a year?

CPIQ continuing education day

(Press release, CPIQ) - The Quebec Interdisciplinary Pedagogical Council is pleased to invite you to a day of continuing education focusing on professional development. This will take place on November 17 at the University of Trois-Rivières from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The "top" of the week from October 26 to November 2

No time to read everything that is published on our media? Here are at least the 5 articles on Infobourg.com and the 4 educational sheets on SCOOP! Learn with the news most viewed this week.

Science bloggers: Agence Science-Presse invites you in its book project!

At the beginning of October, Agence Science-Presse (ASP) launched this invitation to bloggers passionate about science: submit one or two articles published on your blog and you could be part of a collaborative collection that will be published in April 2013.

Back in the past!

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

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