Monthly Archives: February, 2014

How to save time teaching with technology (while solving common problems!)

“Technology is good when it works. This is what many teachers think! Today, discover possible solutions to problems often experienced in the classroom, in particular the slowness of the devices.

History teachers in the spotlight!

The Canadian History Society is receiving nominations for the Governor General's History Awards for excellence in teaching until May 20.

First Nations Youth Leadership Camp

A more than promising partnership between the New Paths Foundation and the Breakfast Club

Quebec begins oil exploitation

The Government of Quebec has just announced that it is moving forward with an oil development project on Anticosti Island. The project, aimed at confirming the oil potential estimated at a few billion barrels, could make Quebec an oil producer.

The 1st Doodle 4 Google contest in Canada unveils its winners

A young Ontarian wins the first Doodle 4 Google competition in Canada with her illustration of an underwater telescope. The finalist doodles will be on display at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.

Athletes set to inspire students and build excitement for Sochi during Paralympic School Week 2014

OTTAWA, Feb. 2014 / CNW / - C & #039; It is with great pride and enthusiasm that schools and communities across the country ...

NB Schools Tour to Promote Skilled Trades as a Professional Choice

The New Brunswick Youth Apprenticeship Program (NBYAP) team believes that young people seeking employment are the solution to an aging workforce.

Assessing in the digital age: concerns and solutions

On January 15, teachers and pedagogical advisers from the Cégep régional de Lanaudière looked into the issue of evaluating young people when they have access to the Internet. Thoughts that are shared here.

Words for the Earth

(photo: Alain Cuerrier) The poet Martin Thibault invites the citizens of Montreal (including young people and teachers) to submit words, a ...

Death penalty: ancient methods of executions returned to the United States

For some time now, states in the United States where the death penalty is in force have found it increasingly difficult to obtain the product hitherto used for lethal injection. Some states are now considering reverting to methods that were thought to be a thing of the past.

A free educational workshop to discover careers in engineering

In collaboration with Polytechnique Montréal, the Boîte à science designed Défis POLY, a free educational workshop aimed at secondary 4 and 5 students. He uses experimentation and play to explore and better understand the issues and responsibilities of the engineering profession.


Invented in China in the early 2000s, available in Canada since 2009, the electronic cigarette is gaining popularity in the West.

20 % of personal time in class, why not?

Working 80 % of time on school projects, and 20 % on personal projects, this is an approach to consider in the classroom to promote the taste for learning, according to teacher AJ Juliani!

The Grand Canyon: young or old?

New study shows parts of the Grand Canyon were dug “only” a few million years ago. Let's take a closer look at what this study found about this wonder of the world, located in the United States, still very popular with tourists from all over.

The second edition of edcamp Quebec will take place on May 16

Building on last year's success, edcamp Quebec is back and registration is open. This professional development day takes place in a relaxed atmosphere and allows participants to talk about educational issues that really interest the participants.

New Masters in Educational Technology Fully Remote

A new master's degree in educational technology is now offered by TÉLUQ. Entirely at a distance, this cumulative master's degree combines the specialized graduate diploma in educational technology (30 credits) and a short second cycle training (15 credits).

The flag of the gay community more visible than ever

In support of the gay community, many cities around the world have hoisted the rainbow flag in protest against the homophobia of the host country of the Olympic Games, Russia.

Nearly 8,000 students take part in the 7th edition of the National Reading Competition

Until February 21, the National Reading Competition is in full swing. It brings together nearly 8,000 elementary cycle 1 students from across Quebec who compete in friendly games aimed at developing their taste for reading.

Symposium on Literacy and Digital Skills of Young Canadians

The Information and Communications Technologies Council and MediaSmarts are proud to have jointly organized the holding, on February 10, of a symposium ...

A primary school in Parc-Extension benefits from an unprecedented collaboration to counter school dropout

On the occasion of the 2014 Hooked on School Days (February 10-14), the Fusion Jeunesse organization announced the establishment of a new component to its educational communication program established in 2012 with all teachers and the 400 young people from the Barclay primary school (CSDM), in Parc-Extension.

Back in the past!

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