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Monthly Archives: June, 2015

1000 students from 32 countries learning French in Quebec

The summer school year began today for 550 students from 32 countries around the world learning French in Quebec City. People aged between 10 and 75 are expected this summer at the private French immersion school Edu-inter and a total of 1000 during the year.

The SCOOP team! wish you a happy summer!

SCOOP! take a break during the summer! The team will be back in September. You can of course take advantage of the summer to search the archives. Note that the site will be under construction for a few days in July and may be inaccessible. Good holidays!

The Lebanese school program entirely on iPad

Three schools in Beirut, Lebanon, have been working since the start of the 2014 school year with brand new digital material created especially for the iPad. Let's take a closer look.

Congratulations to the winners of the national reading recognition awards

On June 8, the Quebec Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research highlighted for the tenth year effective actions to promote reading and paid tribute to the instigators of these actions.

Suggestions for summer activities to maintain what has been learned

The holidays are coming… What to do to occupy the children during the summer? Here are a host of suggestions from preschool and elementary school teachers collected on social media in recent weeks.

International Congress on Suicide Prevention at UQÀM

The International Congress on Suicide Prevention is taking place this week at UQÀM.

UNESCO recommends teaching ICT in schools

Following the International Conference on ICTs and Post-2015 Education held last May, UNESCO is proposing an international action plan for the integration and development of ICTs in education by 2030.

Quebec Media Schools Network

To discover. RÉMQ takes the form of a junior journalistic agency where young people learn to use media production and distribution tools wisely.

Texting and Tweeting in Class: Distraction or Educational Potential?

In many school settings, mobile devices make it easy to communicate through text messages and tweets. Is this form of communication only a source of distraction? Can it be used for effective teaching purposes? Researchers have looked into the question.

Promote teaching practices through videoconferencing

Here is a very interesting initiative from the APO team of the Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles School Board which, during the past year, has made it possible to highlight innovative teaching practices.

Web radio: a trendy way to work on oral in high school

A real audience and the use of ICT to perfect their oral skills, you had to think about it! Back to the presentation of the teacher Sébastien Verbert at the last Summit of iPad and digital in education.

The Great Meetings: a training tour for teaching staff to create a positive school climate

As of the start of the 2015 school year, organizations dedicated to the fight against violence and bullying will jointly offer training to workers in the school network throughout Quebec.

This summer, we're playing outside!

ParticipACTION published its newsletter on physical activity for young people this week. In this newsletter, the organization says keeping children indoors poses a greater risk to physical health. Let's take a closer look at this report and find some ideas for playing outdoors!

Preschool to High School: The 20 Best Psychology Principles for Teaching and Learning

If we had to make a list of the most relevant principles of psychology for teaching and learning, what would it contain? The exercise was carried out by a group of psychologists.

Education International World Congress to Bring 2,000 People to Ottawa

For the first time in its history, Education International (EI) will hold its quadrennial World Congress in Canada, July 21-26, in Ottawa.

The CSMB inaugurates its network of Fab Labs

Tuesday, June 2, the Marguerite-Bourgeoys School Board officially inaugurated the Fab Lab CSMB, a first in Canada in the field of elementary and secondary education.

Expo Milano

From May 1 to October 31, the city of Milan is hosting the Universal Exhibition called “Feeding the planet, energy for life”. Built for an amount of 3 billion euros, hosting 145 countries, this exhibition is controversial in Italy.

CREATIVITY: as important as knowing how to read and write

You are not taught anything by saying that teachers are creative. But do you know how much creativity they use to motivate and invent ways to showcase the talents and accomplishments of each student? Here are several examples!

France: 10th edition of the E-learning Days in Lyon

The Jean Moulin Lyon3 University has been hosting the E-Learning Days for 10 years. This unique event is a place to meet and discuss issues ...

Supervising the cell phone at school: positive impacts on student productivity

According to British researchers, limiting, regulating or even banning cell phones in schools would have positive impacts on student learning.

Back in the past!

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

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