Monthly Archives: June, 2014

From textbooks to tablets - Canadians predict digital education will transform classrooms, PWC study finds

Some 1,900 Canadian teachers, students and parents shared their thoughts on the current state of the education system and their vision for the future. The study shows that Canadians see digital education as a positive force for change.

The big day for small entrepreneurs is tomorrow!

They will be more than 250 waiting for your visit on June 28! During this very special day, the young participants will sit in their backyard or in front of their house to offer their products and services. This festive day is focused on the pleasure of starting your own business and doing business.

Its ups and downs have earned Quebec a C in the comparative report on education and skills

In Quebec, there is a notable difference between students and adults when it comes to performance on skills tests. This is what the Conference Board of Canada's education and skills benchmarking reveals.

Public vs private funding: the FCSQ and the FÉEP are passing the buck

A study carried out on behalf of the Federation of School Boards of Quebec (FCSQ) affirms "that the public network is more efficient than the private subsidized educational institutions, and it is in the public that we invest the most for training. students ". The Federation of Private Educational Institutions (FEEP) wants the facts to be rectified. Here are the press releases from the organizations.

My Mobile Plains: an interactive map of Battlefields Park and much more

The National Battlefields Commission has launched the “My Mobile Plains” application. Technology and history come together to improve the experience of park users and enthusiasts, with this free multiplatform application offered in French and English.

Social media at the heart of the daily life of Quebecers

CEFRIO unveils the results of the “social media” section of its NETendances survey. We learn that all Internet users aged 18 to 24 questioned (100 %) and almost all 25 to 35 year olds (98 %) carry out at least one activity on social networks when they use the Internet in a personal way.

Slice Fractions: A game that helps kids learn fractions

"Slice Fractions" is a learning game (iOs and Android) designed for children who are new to fractions. It is the result of the work of the company Ululab, in collaboration with experts in mathematics and education from the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQÀM).

The interactive urban BioKit: encouraging young people to play outside and reconnect with nature

Interactive content for iPad, in which young people can record their observations on nature, add photos and make sketches, among other things, has just emerged. Useful for school trips, it will also be very interesting during the summer holidays!

Curium: A Quebec science magazine for 14-17 year olds

After Les Débrouillards and Les Explorateurs, Publications BLD will soon launch Curium, the “science and society” magazine for 14-17 year olds. The first issue, the September issue, is even offered free to all Secondary 2 to 4 students through their teachers (registration required by June 30).

2013-2014 FCSQ Award of Excellence - School boards, innovative educational approaches

On the occasion of the gala to kick off its conference, which took place on June 12 and 13 on the topic Qualified student. Added value, the Federation of Quebec School Boards (FCSQ) proudly awarded its 2013-2014 Awards of Excellence to the Chic-Chocs, La Capitale, Rives-du-Saguenay and De La Jonquière, Découvreurs, from the Estuary, Laval and the Vallée-des-Tisserands.

The tablet in kindergarten: summary of an experiment in France

In 2012-2013, the Académie Orléans-Tours studied educational projects carried out in its schools incorporating tablets. Its report, "Teaching with a Tablet in Elementary School," reports experiences and findings and can be viewed online. There are several interesting observations there.

Young Citizens Program: vote for your favorite video clip

Until July 11, the public is invited to vote to determine the finalists for the competition associated with the Young Citizens program. The participating students produced video clips on a theme of Canadian history that is dear to them.

Finance your school projects or sports teams with gift cards

No more chocolate or raffle tickets that relatives feel obliged to buy to finance school projects! The FundScrip platform simply offers to buy gift cards at the most popular retailers (even the SAQ!) And it is these who give a percentage to registered organizations.

Preliminary results of a research on the collaborative use of TBI in presco and undergraduate studies

Advantages in the mastery of the language, in the development of autonomy and in the mastery of ICT among preschool and undergraduate students have been noted, so far, in a research by professors associated with CRIFPE on collaborative use of the TBI.

FIFA World Cup

The biggest sporting event on the planet kicked off last Thursday. Let's take a closer look at why the FIFA World Cup is generating so much interest!

Readings on current trends in technopedagogy

A guide to help parents understand the advantages of technology in the service of pedagogy, a book on digital citizenship, another on the flipped classroom, standards for evaluating the use of technology in school by students. students… these are all interesting subjects that are the subject of new works by Éditions Reynald Goulet.

Tragédie de Lac-Mégantic - The Hauts-Cantons School Board receives the Gold Medal of the Order of Merit from the FCSQ

On the occasion of the gala kicking off its conference which is taking place today and tomorrow on the topic Qualified student. Added value, the Federation of Quebec School Boards (FCSQ) paid tribute to the Hauts-Cantons School Board, which played a leading role during the Lac-Mégantic tragedy, by awarding it the Gold Medal of the Order of Merit.

“Listen to Read the World” 2014: vote for the works that will be studied

It is around a common history, chosen by vote these days, that Francophone or Francophile students from everywhere will exchange and share their literary appreciation next year, while taming technologies.

The Pont des Arts bends under the weight of the "love padlocks"

A fence of the famous Pont des Arts in Paris collapsed this week. Let's take a closer look at how lovers of the planet, who hang a barred padlock to symbolize their love, will soon have to find more ecological alternatives.

iPad: Train teachers in a realistic approach, centered on pedagogical intention

The pedagogical advisers Julie Noël, Julie Beaupré and Sébastien Deschamps present their pedagogical guide for the iPad and their philosophy as trainers for teachers in their environment.

Back in the past!

Have fun re-reading these articles drawn at random from our archives!

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