Monthly Archives: January, 2013

France: Digital Day 64 (Pyrénées-Atlantiques) on January 23, 2013

Hendaye, January 23, 2013 9 a.m.-12.30 p.m.: Antoine d'Abbadie room - Sokoburu Meals & 2 p.m.-5 p.m.: Irandatz College - 13 rue Bigarena Educational content: digital technology is changing ...

Fathers can also play a decisive role in the vocation of daughters

“It wasn't school that made me discover my taste for science, (…) it was my father who allowed me to get in touch with [them]”, says Anne-Marie Brosseau, Secondary 5 student at the Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie in Outremont. She discovered “Girls and science, an electrifying duo! " two years ago.

The inauguration of Barack Obama

Today is the inauguration of US President Barack Obama, who was elected for a second consecutive term. Let's take note of this news event.

Canadians: The World's Top Internet Users

Canadian Internet users are the largest users of the Internet in the world, spending an average of 45 hours per month. Despite this, broadband costs more in Canada than in 19 other countries.

Prepare students to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex world

Learning to know, learning to do, learning to be and learning to live together, does this meet the values of your school? Why not join the Network of UNESCO Associated Schools in Quebec! It will promote your educational projects nationally and internationally. Applications are accepted until March 1, 2013.

The school of tomorrow… today!

Nearly 700 educators gathered today at College Regina Assumpta to discuss the best that the technological advances of the last decade have offered them, as part of the Educational Rendezvous of the Federation of Private Educational Institutions the Montreal region.

Skills to be developed for a successful integration of tablets

Digital tablets (iPad, Android and others) continue to generate a lot of interest in education. There are different points of view as to their pedagogical integration. Here is one that is particularly interested in the basic skills to be developed in students to maximize their educational utility.

A threat on Facebook is also criminal

Whether in person or on the Internet, uttering death threats against someone can be worth jail time. Young people in Quebec are also facing justice because of this. Let's talk a bit about cybercrime ...

Young people and reading: a digital shift is underway

A study carried out by the publisher Scholastic, shows that the number of young people aged 6 to 17 who have already read a digital book has almost doubled since 2010. However, we note that reading "for pleasure" is still mostly done with books. printed, even if a change of mentality seems to be on the horizon ...

The United States and guns: a debate dating back to the constitution

Following Newton's massacre last December, in addition to other cases of fatal shootings in the country, the President of the United States is proposing a plan for better gun control. However, he faces an obstacle: the right to own such a weapon is enshrined in the American Constitution ...

The game Minecraft in the spotlight in a Swedish school

Minecraft is an online simulation game that allows you to create a virtual world from cubes. A teacher from Stockholm uses it with 180 secondary 1 students to introduce them to urban planning, environmental issues and sustainable development.

Better readers at 15, better educated and richer at 25

A recent study shows that youth who had higher levels of reading proficiency at age 15 had higher levels of education and income at age 25 than youth with lower proficiency levels.

Copyright and the Internet: two irreconcilable worlds?

Last Friday, it was announced that Aaron Swartz, a young computer scientist campaigning for free access to knowledge via the Internet, had taken his own life. The trial he was about to undergo for having fraudulently downloaded thousands of scientific articles could have earned him 35 years in prison.

10th anniversary of the “Advertising Core Prizes” competition

16 consumer associations from Quebec are launching the 10th anniversary special edition of the “Les Prix du cœur de la Publicité” competition. This competition is an educational activity aimed at developing teenagers' critical thinking when it comes to advertising. It also encourages young people to consume responsibly.

How is your integration of ICT going? 2 models to discover

Professional competence 8 asks Quebec teachers "to integrate ICT for the purposes of preparing and piloting teaching-learning activities, teaching management and professional development". By the way, where are you at? Here are two integration models to discover.

Make a video as part of the 50 years of Fauna and flora of the country

The Fauna and Flora program has been in existence since 1963. Many of us have already seen these television capsules, accompanied by a spellbinding melody played on the flute, aimed at discovering Canada's natural heritage. To mark its 50th anniversary, we invite the population and the classes to make their own video capsule!

Astronaut Chris Hadfield: Twitter "fan"

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, currently on a mission aboard the International Space Station, uses Twitter extensively to stay connected to Earth and post beautiful images of the planet from space.

The Hat, girls! officially launched

Today was the official launch of the seventeenth edition of the Chapeau, les filles! and the thirteenth edition of its scientific section Excelle Science. It is on the theme "Take your place" that the 2012-2013 edition of this competition will take place, which aims to encourage young girls and women to pursue studies leading to the exercise of a traditionally male profession.

The blog: why every class (and every student) should have one

The blog is an ideal tool to bring a class into the 2.0 era. Easy to create and use, this virtual journal allows you to keep precious traces of the progress of the year and to share thoughts and learnings while practicing writing.

Digital textbooks: an illusion?

Readers of the American publication eSchool News believe that the reality of digital textbooks in school is still a long way off. Here's why: accessibility, relevance, technology and pedagogy.

Back in the past!

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