Social media, Internet tools and texting are taking over the “traditional” means of communication. We suspected it, but now CEFRIO is putting figures on the trend. Portrait of a reality that the school cannot ignore.
The organization Greenpeace is often talked about by its spectacular outbursts. Following an action in the Arctic, Russia was considering piracy charges against a group of activists linked to the organization, but reduced it all to accusations of vandalism. Let's take a closer look.
Research published by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) shows that parents' expectations for the level of education their children will achieve, whether high or lower, influence children's performance as well as the actual level of education they will achieve.
Manawan is an Atikamekw community of about 2,500 people and 280 students attend Otapi High School. To promote the use of ICT at this school, several actions have been taken, including the creation of a dedicated committee.
While immersion is one of the best ways to learn a language quickly, practicing its various aspects on a daily basis also helps a lot. This is exactly what the 365JoursPourApprendre.fr website also offers free of charge.
While it is not uncommon to see surveillance cameras in certain schools experiencing particular problems, they are now beginning to be deployed on a massive scale. For example, within 3 years, the CSMB aims to install nearly 1000 in its establishments. The objective pursued: to reduce violence.
Justin Tarte is director of educational services in a US district of Missouri. A blogger in his spare time, he recently delivered a list of 8 things that every educator should find unacceptable. Is this your case?
While it is not uncommon to see surveillance cameras in American schools, for example, they are now also being introduced in Quebec. The objective pursued: to reduce violence. Let us take advantage of this news to question the ethics of such a measure.
The 9th edition of the Lis avec moi Week took place from October 4 to 12, 2013. Under the theme “From the Arts to Read and to Discover”, reading was in the spotlight. In all, 7,000 children and adults participated in the reading movement by committing to read together, participating in online activities or in different schools and cultural places.
The "flipped classroom", this philosophy which involves seeing the theoretical portion outside the classroom, especially through videos, is on everyone's lips. Could we go so far as to imagine a whole school reversed?
On November 16, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Collège de Montréal, the 2nd TEDxYouth conference will be held in Montreal. The theme this year is “The Spark! », Concurring with that of TEDxYouth World Day.
For the first time ever, Google Canada is inviting Canadian students from Kindergarten to Secondary V to participate in the “Doodle 4 Google” contest. Chris Hadfield and Karine Vanasse will be among the invited judges of the competition.
Canada should provide Japan with privileged access to the gigantic shale gas reserves discovered in the west of the country, according to various Japanese media. Since the 2011 tsunami, Japan has been looking for new sources of energy. Let's take the opportunity to talk about “shale gas”.