Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Google Code-in 2012 winners choose to improve free software Sugar

Great things are happening in digital education in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada. It is also interesting to learn about things that are being done elsewhere in the world. Today is news from Sugar and the Goole Code-in contest!

Project - For a “cent” education

There is still time to register your school in the For a Penny Education campaign. At the initiative of the Monique-Fitz-Back Foundation, Oxfam-Québec and the network ...

New partnership between Collège Sainte-Anne and Ubisoft Montreal

Montreal, February 25, 2013 - Collège Sainte-Anne de Lachine and Ubisoft Montreal are pleased to announce an exclusive collaboration of the most ...

Scholarship Program for Canadian Students Living with ADHD

The scholarship program includes financial assistance for tuition fees as well as coaching services MONTREAL, Feb. 2013 / CNW ...

Thailand equips its students with mobile tablets

As part of the national initiative One Tablet per Child, Thailand will deploy 1.8 million mobile tablets during the next school year in 1st year of primary and 1st year of secondary school, in addition to the 860,000 units already distributed this year.

Dolphins would be called by their first name

Researchers believe that dolphins have a voice signature that allows them to recognize each other, but also to call another dolphin. Almost the equivalent of our first names!

A teacher imagines an iPad application to practice past participles

"J'accorde" is an educational application on past participles. It was imagined by a secondary 1 teacher from the Collège de Montréal who was looking in vain for tools to improve French on the iPad tablets newly acquired by her establishment.

The FabLab of the University of Cergy-Pontoise blows out its first candle

Open since March 2012, the Fabrication Laboratory (FabLab) of the University of Cergy-Pontoise (UCP), named FacLab, is today taking stock of its first year of existence. Benefiting from a dedicated space of 180 m², the FacLab has counted, since its opening, nearly 2,500 visitors from all walks of life.

Students from all regions of Quebec participate in the National Reading Competition

Until March 1, the National Reading Competition will take place in 100 schools across Quebec. A total of 7,000 students participate. Under the honorary chairmanship of Senator Jacques Demers, this action aims to offer better chances of success and academic perseverance among young students.

A portrait of young Quebecers who finish high school

On the eve of the Summit on Higher Education, the Federation of Private Education Institutions (FÉEP) shares certain conclusions of a survey it conducted to adequately identify the needs of these young people who are moving to CEGEPs and universities. Quebec universities.

CPIQ Study Day: Professional Development, Tools and Practices

The Quebec Interdisciplinary Pedagogical Council is pleased to invite you to a study day on “Professional development: tools and practices”. This will take place on Saturday March 16 at the University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at room 2078 R.

The treasures of Mr.

A pretty fable about ecology and overconsumption!

Promote excellence in written French in teaching thanks to dictations

The sixth edition of La Grande Dictée Éric-Fournier will take place on March 2 at the University of Quebec in Montreal. Organized by the Association of Students of the Faculty of Education at UQAM and its partners, the event aims to help teachers and teaching students increase their proficiency in written French.

The 85th Academy Awards

It is this Sunday, February 24, that the 85th edition of the prestigious Oscars gala will take place, which rewards artists from the American and foreign film industry.

Are future teachers in Quebec technocompetent?

Not enough, observes a group of UQÀM researchers. Indeed, the results of their analyzes show that out of the six components of professional competence 8 (integrating ICT), only one is generally mastered, four are partially mastered and one remains to be developed.

What will the school of tomorrow look like?

This is a question that everyone can answer in a slightly different way depending on their experience. Tom Vander Ark, former principal of a public school in the United States and president of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, has his own idea…

Mardi Gras celebrations

On February 12, the city of New Orleans, in Lousiana, celebrated Mardi Gras. This rather unknown festival is an integral part of the culture of this city in the United States. For two weeks, the festivities followed one another.

2013 Symposium - Integrate literary works into an educational environment

Thursday March 28, 2013, Sainte-Rosalie Library, Saint-Hyacinthe The Corporation de la Médiathèque maskoutaine invites you to its conference, hosted by author and journalist Claire Caron. AT...

Learning Beyond School Walls Forum in Toronto

Groupe Média TFO brings together professionals from the world of education for a forum to be held on February 25 and 26, 2013 in Toronto, under the banner of music and education.

4 steps to promote student engagement in school projects

In his master's thesis, teacher Stéphane Côté identified 4 points that seem to be key factors in promoting high-level student engagement in school projects. Behind each element is a central concept of the approach: the personal motivation of young people.

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