Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Distance learning in French in Canada: limits and challenges

The rapid development of ICT renders distance education a great service. However, it also brings challenges. This is what explores a new thesis published by REFAD, a portion of which focuses more specifically on the secondary level.

Little Red Riding Hood, reviewed and corrected by trendy students!

Once upon a time there was a teacher of 1time year that firmly believed in the contribution of ICT for its students. She once launched an appeal to other classes around the world, which resulted in an extraordinary collaborative writing project and helped rewrite the history of Little Red Riding Hood.

Montreal hosts the first Francophone iPad summit in education

On May 1, an event will be held entirely dedicated to sharing research, practices, advantages and challenges of using the iPad in education. It is presented on the sidelines of the CRIFPE international conference on education.

Institutional reading record at the CSDM

In the presence of the students and staff of Georges-Vanier school, Gilles Petitclerc, director general of the CSDM and author, officially launched the Record ...

On the way to the 31st AQUOPS conference

Tomorrow is the official start of the 31st edition of the annual colloquium of the Association Québécoise des Computers at Elementary - Secondary, in Quebec City. This is an exceptional opportunity to stock up on ideas for integrating ICT and to follow training courses that will be very useful for teachers.

Integrate literary works into an educational environment

On March 28, all those interested in the integration of literary works in education are invited to a special day on the subject to be held in Saint-Hyacinthe. Several speakers will deal in particular with so-called more difficult clienteles.

Original methods to the rescue of French

Recently, a few products have been developed by language enthusiasts to allow young people and adults to perfect their reading and writing skills using a variety of methods. Here are two to discover: the LireMieux method and the Orthochansons.

A day in honor of French

This week, March 20, we celebrated the International Day of La Francophonie. This is the opportunity to discuss the French language to measure its importance in the world.

38 candles for the AQETA congress

The Quebec Association for Learning Disabilities is holding the 38th edition of its annual conference in Montreal, starting today and ending Friday. The topic: I have a learning disability, how can you help me?

It's spring!

The spring season officially arrives, at least in the northern hemisphere, on March 20. Let's celebrate the return of the beautiful days in an artistic or poetic way!

March 22, World Water Day

March 22 is World Water Day. This year is a special occasion because it is also the International Year of Water Cooperation, initiated by the UN.

Younger adults mainly choose the Internet for information

The use of the Internet undoubtedly changes the habits of Quebecers when it comes time to get information. The NETendances survey reveals that among adults aged 18 to 24, the Internet is the main source of information for consulting current affairs and news in a proportion of 44 %.

The winners of the 2nd Robotics Festival, the next generation of industry in Quebec

The closing ceremony of the second edition of the Robotics Festival, which included the presentation of some twenty prizes, was held last Saturday in the presence of the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sport, Ms. Marie Malavoy. Discover the winners!

Changing the world, one idea at a time

The competition Click for me in full swing and the end of the nomination period is approaching. Very soon, students in registered classes will be called upon to vote for the best ideas about causes close to their hearts.

International conference in education, May 2 and 3 in Montreal

It is always time to register for the International Symposium on Education: Current and Future Challenges for Training and the Teaching Profession ...

April will be an opportunity to act for the planet

Earth Day Canada has a challenge for the month of April: participate in the Act for the Planet challenge, in particular by carrying out ecological, healthy and easy-to-do educational activities.

A nod to the Irish

On March 17, the Irish will celebrate St. Patrick's Day. This holiday is celebrated not only in Ireland, but also in countries where there are many Irish descendants, such as the United States and Canada. Let's go discover this festival and its symbols.

A science journalism experience for high school students

On the occasion of the 24 heures de science festival to be held on May 10 and 11, 2013, Agence Science-Presse is joining forces with Science pour tous and Éditions MultiMondes to offer a scientific journalism competition.

Full-time kindergarten to 4 years old: reactions from the community

The topic of the day in education in Quebec is full-time kindergarten to 4 years old (Bill 23). Infobourg received ...

The FÉEP is associated with the Festival of robotics 2013 and the Provincial Final of educational robotics Zone 01

MONTREAL, March 14, 2013 / CNW Telbec / - The Federation of Private Educational Institutions is proud to be associated, as a partner, with the Robotics Festival 2013 and at the Zone 01 Provincial Educational Robotics Final. These two events, which bring together teams from different schools in Quebec, take place from March 14 to 16 in Montreal.

Back in the past!

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