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Monthly Archives: March, 2014

TEDxWilfridBastienEd 2014: unveiling of the online conferences

On February 28, the TEDxWilfridBastienEd event took place in Montreal. Many were eagerly awaiting the posting of these six inspiring lectures to view them on the Web. It is now done, and for the occasion, we discussed the workings of such an event with the main and responsible organizer, Mr. Pierre Poulin.

“Robotics has no secrets for us! "

Ten elementary cycle 3 students from Saint-Gérard school in Montreal will represent Quebec in their category at the First Championship world robotics festival, from April 23 to 26 in Missouri.

Zone01 Provincial Educational Robotics Final

Robotics Zone 01 invites the general public to the Zone01 Provincial Educational Robotics Final which will take place on Friday March 28 and Saturday March 29 from 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at ToHu (Montreal).

Deadly landslide in the United States

A few days ago, a massive landslide occurred in Washington State, in the northwestern United States. Let's take a closer look at how this natural disaster happened and the toll of the damage caused.

Young Canadians and Online Privacy

As part of the online Privacy Policy, online promotion survey, conducted among 5,400 students by the Habilomédias organization, we examined the strategies used by young people to control the image of them that emerges from their online presence. , as well as the means used to protect their personal information.

Learning disabilities - a conference for the benefit of 800,000 Quebecers

The 39th annual conference of the Quebec Association for Learning Disorders (AQETA) with the theme Learning: When a gesture can make all the difference, will take place on March 26, 27 and 28, 2014 at the Westin Hotel in Montreal.

Allô prof launches its homework assistance service by texting

Quebec students can now put 100 teachers in their pocket!

South Korea, a new step towards market liberalization

Canada and South Korea recently concluded a free trade agreement aimed at eliminating tariffs. This news will allow students to apply several concepts and skills through some suggested activities.

École des Sentiers in Quebec receives honorable mention from the Canadian Education Association

Each year, the Ken Spencer Awards, presented by the Canadian Education Association (CAOT), recognize innovative school programs that enhance youth learning.

280 young people will represent Quebec at two international robotics competitions

Robotique FIRST Québec and Fusion Jeunesse are proud to announce that, following the 3rd Robotics Festival which took place from March 20 to 22 at the Uniprix Stadium, 280 young Quebecers will represent Quebec at two international robotics competitions: one at St. Louis, Missouri, in April and the other in Toronto, Ontario, in June.

The REFER 2014, seen from the Québec foyer

The very first edition of the Rendez-vous des écoles francophones en network (REFER) took place on March 20 and 21 in various locations, some of whose activities were shared by webcast. Today we come back to the main features of the event.

Coming soon to be a lie detector for social media

University researchers are trying to create a system to identify false information circulating on social media. Could this be the end of rumors on Facebook and Twitter?

Teaching in the age of information abundance

Is the school model really in need of rethinking? After all, why rethink a model that works relatively well? For Shawn McCusker, education leader and trainer for professional development company EdTechTeacher, the reason mainly stems from the relationship we have with information.

Shale gas in your maple syrup?

In the spring, with the arrival of warmer temperatures, a tradition in the province of Quebec gets underway. Quebec maple trees begin to flow and the sap collected is used to produce several by-products. The sugar season begins this year with a disturbing threat.

A MELS award to recognize the instigators of passions in the promotion of reading among young people

Schools are invited to participate in the MELS “Reading at School” Spark Prize (formerly the Action Plan on Reading at School).

Budding voters: the great high school electoral simulation is back

With the electoral campaign in full swing in Quebec, the Voters in Training program offers young people aged 12 to 17 across the province to discover democracy, learn about local and national issues, and learn about the programs of the candidates and exercise their right to vote.

Sidney Crosby, aka Mister Hockey!

The Canadian men's and women's ice hockey teams both won gold at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, held in Sochi. NHL star player Sidney Crosby made his mark by being named captain of the men's team. Let's talk about it!

1st Congress in Conscious Entrepreneurial Education

For the 15th edition of its annual gathering, the Quebec Network of Entrepreneurial and Environmental Schools (RQÉEE) is taking an international turn. This new “congress” will take place from April 23 to 25, 2014 in Lévis.

Ontario teachers invited to apply for the 2014 TFO Education Awards

It is within the framework of the 2014 TFO Education Prize that TFO is launching a call for the search for teachers, who propose engaging educational activities and innovative educational strategies, and who contribute significantly to the field of education in French.

Invitation to nominate candidates for the CHAPO AQUOPS Awards

While the registration period for the next AQUOPS conference, which will take place from April 15 to 17 in Quebec City, is in full swing, the organization is inviting the schools to submit nominations for the CHAPO Prizes.

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