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Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Reinvest by giving error its full place!

Teachers from Collège Sainte-Anne share their winning strategies to support their so-called “weak third” students, without lowering their expectations of others. Today, we are discovering one that relies on learning from its own mistakes.

Ideas to celebrate Pi Day!

On March 14, we celebrate the day of Pi. This year is special since we can add the year to continue the famous sequence: 3.1416. It might not be the official date format in French, but it's a great excuse to talk about this special number in class!

Sugar industry

After tobacco, sugar has become a real scourge in the population. Several diseases and ailments are associated with it such as obesity, diabetes, certain types of cancer, cavities, etc. Since their introduction in the 1970s, sweeteners have never achieved unanimity.

Youth magazines to discover for free in March

This is the 19th edition of Youth Magazine Month, initiated by Bayard Canada. From March 1 to 31, 2016, several activities are offered to students to encourage reading and motivate young readers, especially boys.

The decline of pollinators: a threat to the planet

A recent UN report sounds the alarm bells about the decline in pollinators. This situation could cause the loss of a large part of the world's agricultural production.

A look back at the Fukushima accident

Five years ago, on March 11, 2011, a maritime earthquake caused a crisis from which Japan has not yet fully recovered. This earthquake caused a tsunami that hit the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant to cause a crisis in the land of the rising sun.

Samajam launches the Caravan of Success in Montreal

By the end of the school year, Samajam will offer about fifty free participatory musical creation workshops in schools and youth centers in Montreal to promote academic perseverance.

Learning languages in the digital age: challenges and opportunities

The New Media Consortium, an influential American association that brings together specialists in educational technology, has just published an expected report on trends, challenges and opportunities related to language learning in the digital age.

Green towers in an urban environment

The buildings of the future will be vertical forests in the center of large cities. Let's take a closer look at how large metropolises are adapting their architectures to build greener living environments.

ChallengeU wants to become the "Education Netflix"

With its growth and new partnerships, ChallengeU aims nothing less than to become an “education Netflix”, that is to say a one-stop-shop where one can find turnkey material from as many of the community of users than trusted partners. Its founder, David Chartrand, explains the evolution and the current approach.

SophieLit.ca presents the literary “metro map” for spring 2016 for teens

What to offer as reading for teens among the novelties of spring? The literary columnist SophieLit.ca, in collaboration with LesLibraires.ca, offers many choices ...

The April issue of L'École branchée will soon be released!

The April 2016 issue of the magazine goes to print! Discover a preview!

Unveiling of the preliminary program for the 4th iPad and Digital Education Summit

News from the iPad Summit! - As a reminder, the 4th Summit of iPad and digital in education will take place on May 5 and 6 ...

Recycle my cell congratulates the winners of the 2015 School Challenge

Recycle My Cell, Canada's wireless device and accessory recycling program, announces the winners of the sixth edition of the Recycle My Cell School Challenge.

Back in the past!

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

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