Monthly Archives: February, 2015

BYOD: between perspectives and educational realities

Our new feature deals with the “Bring Your Own Digital Device” (AVAN) trend, better known by its acronym BYOD (for “bring your own device.” This new type of configuration, more and more present in the classroom, responds to financial needs, but also educational needs, in a society where education is more and more personalized and integrated with consumption needs.

What does BYOD mean?

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BYOD: Conclusion and references

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What practical resources for BYOD?

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How to set up BYOD in a classroom?

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How to integrate BYOD in a school?

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Why use BYOD in a classroom?

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The different BYOD integration models

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Why and how to integrate Twitter into your teaching?

It happens to all teachers, too often. "Do you have anything to say about the text you were to read?" »Silence. Still silence. Nobody raises their hand… Misery! What if Twitter was a solution? Read some great ideas for integrating Twitter into the classroom!

The screens: liberation or slavery?

Here is the theme of a colloquium that will take place on March 4 at the University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières (UQTR), organized by Edupax, the Department of Letters and Social Communication of UQTR and the Association of Retirees and education retirees (AREQ) from region 04.

Human trafficking in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Sea has long been a means for illegal migrants from Africa and Asia to reach the shores of Western Europe. For some time now, the Mediterranean has turned into a real human highway. This migratory route has even become a potential threat from the Islamic State.

How to improve educational games?

For several years, educational games have been on the rise. More and more studies are looking at their potential. If we could improve certain facets of these games, which ones should we focus on? A recent study points to an avenue for the evaluation and monitoring of learning.

Young people from Quebec and Belgium debate digital technology in education

As part of the Rendez-vous des écoles francophones en network (REFER), which will take place on March 19 and 20, two classes have teamed up to virtually debate 4 digital-related affirmations in their lives, inspired by the work Petite Poucette, by the philosopher Michel Serres.

Societies and territories: a free digital manual for teaching the social universe at primary level

Constantly seeking innovation, the RÉCIT National Service for the Social Universe is constantly on the lookout for the new possibilities that ICT brings to the transformation of teaching and learning. Its “digital manual”, Society and Territories, for primary school demonstrates this well.

The St. Lawrence stocked for ice fishing

Ice fishing is very popular with fishing enthusiasts. Let's take a closer look at how this custom inherited from the Amerindians continues to live on over the generations.

“Girls and science, an electrifying duo! »Takes stock for her 16th birthday: girls love science!

The registration deadline to participate in “Girls and science, an electrifying duo! »Is February 27, 2015. It is possible to register on the event website.

Plastic pollution of the oceans

A recent study estimates that 8.8 million tonnes of plastic end up in the oceans every year. Let's see where this waste comes from and what are the solutions to this environmental problem.

The #DéfiAlphabet "Autumn in the world": a collaborative primer

The #DéfiAlphabet is a superb collective project that saw the light of day last fall thanks to the power of the Twitter network. This is an alphabet book entirely created by pupils from kindergarten to grade 3 of primary school, from around thirty “#twittclasses”.

NASA Developing Virtual Game To Engage Teens In STEM

Well known for its activities related to space exploration, NASA recently developed a virtual game to spark teenage interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

5th Banff International Teaching Summit

The provinces and territories are actively working on preparations for the 5th International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISIP 2015) to be held March 29-30 in Banff, Alberta.

Back in the past!

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

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