Monthly Archives: November, 2015

20,000 young people from EVB-CSQ observe a minute of silence for the Earth

More than 20,000 young Quebecers from the Brundtland Green Establishments will observe a minute of silence on Monday, November 30, 2015, at 10 am as our world leaders gather in Paris, France, to decide the future of our planet.

Paris Climate Conference

The 2015 Climate Conference begins this Monday in Paris. Until December 11, climate change will be at the heart of discussions in order to lead to an agreement limiting global warming in the world.

Evaluate knowledge and etiquette in elementary school with ClassDojo

We are discussing today the evolution of the integration of ICT in primary school between today and 13 years ago, and also the popular tool ClassDojo emulation. A podcast interview of the series "The educational meetings of the École branchée".

Fossil fuels and their alternatives

Fossil, or non-renewable, energies are forcing consumers and investors to change their current practices. Let's see how it is now possible to use better energies for our planet.

The iPad at Le Sommet school: a very positive result

Since September 2014, Secondary 1 students at Le Sommet public school in Quebec City have all been using a tablet as a work tool. Researchers draw up a very positive assessment of the first year of the experiment, including a student satisfaction rate of 97 %.

Contest: Help the CDLS-CLS Network come up with a new name and logo

From November 19, 2015 to February 1, 2016, the CDLS-CLS Network (Scientific Leisure Council) invites you to participate in its competition in order to find a new name and a new logo. By participating, you have the chance to win a travel credit worth 4,000 $ for the destination of your dreams!

New educational portal on Samuel de Champlain

The Assembly of the Francophonie in Ontario, in order to raise awareness of Champlain's heritage in the history of the Canadian Francophonie, makes available a bank of bilingual educational resources for schools.

Call for workshops for the 40th congress of the FCPQ

The Federation of Quebec Parents' Committees (FCPQ) invites all education partners, researchers and trainers to submit proposals for workshops or conferences for its 40th Annual Congress entitled Public school: a collective work - Together, we get involved !.

Livementor: Learn from your sofa

Livementor is an online private tutoring platform by video conference. The objective of the site is to give the possibility to all the people with an Internet connection to give and / or to take courses on the subject of their choice.

The theory of relativity celebrates its 100 years!

On November 25, 1915, Albert Einstein presented his research to the Prussian Academy of Sciences. His theory of general relativity, one of the most revolutionary scientific theories in history, proposes that space and time should be seen as one and the same.

Ubisoft launches Codex, an educational video game project in schools

On November 12, video game giant Ubisoft announced the creation of Codex. Intended for schools, this program aims to promote the use of video games and the learning of code in schools, for several purposes.

Ideas and resources for learning on the move!

This is the theme of a recent "#eduprof" talk held on November 18, which aimed to share tips with colleagues for integrating physical activity into the classroom on a daily basis.

Nearly 70 % of Quebecers use the mobile and the web to communicate

CEFRIO unveils the results of the “modes of communication” section of the 2015 NETendances survey

Last week to submit a workshop to the 2016 edition of REFER, foyer de Québec

The 3rd edition of the Rendez-vous des écoles francophones en network (REFER) will take place on March 17 and 18. By November 27, submit your workshop proposal for the main focus of activities in Quebec!

Deadly landslide in Burma

Makeshift huts built in a jade mine collapsed in a landslide in Burma. Let's take a closer look at how poor security conditions contributed to this tragedy which resulted in one several deaths.

Foster the professional development of teachers through video

The use of video for learning is increasingly widespread. We can also take the opportunity to use it for professional development purposes! Here is how two American specialists conceive the thing.

#DéfiMulti: A techno-flavored advent calendar

Get ready to start the #DéfiMulti, eighteen days of challenges for classes from preschool to high school that will be experienced on Twitter, the platform of choice for the two tireless instigators!

Get informed to avoid racism and xenophobia

The recent terrorist events in France have provoked many reactions all over the world and we unfortunately see that legitimate fear sometimes gives way to racism and xenophobia.

Equipping parents to supervise their children in the use of ICT at school: an event not to be missed

The third edition of the Parents 3.0 Colloquium will take place on Saturday, November 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Collège St-Jean-Vianney (CSJV) in Montreal. This event allows all interested parents to acquire valuable tools to better supervise their children in the use of new technologies. We even invite young people 11 and over to participate!

Antibiotic resistance

A survey by the World Health Organization (WHO) recently informed us that antibiotic resistance could have harmful consequences for health.

Back in the past!

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

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