Monthly Archives: April, 2016

After 32 years in teaching, I am once again a "young growth"

After all these years, all these reforms and all these debates on education, here I am once again reinventing myself!

The place of technologies in the school ecosystem according to William Rankin

The opening keynote for the uLead School Leadership Event, held in Banff April 24-27, 2016, was delivered by William Rankin, Director of Learning at Apple. Our collaborator summarizes it.

The AQPDE highlights the entrepreneurial spirit of the students

As part of the congress of the Association québécoise du personnel de direction des écoles (AQPDE), which took place at Laval University on April 18 and 19, the members of the congress committee organized a competition to promote the entrepreneurial spirit of the students.

Launch of the Camie mobile game for the benefit of Leucan

Help an insect and support children with cancer!

Arts: Set up a children's museum in your classroom

Discover the Children's Museum, a site offering an approach and educational resources for teachers wishing to study art history in their elementary school class.

Two new websites to support the development of digital skills

The ICT Respondent Network (REPTIC) recently launched two websites designed to develop skills in research, processing and presentation of information obtained on the Web, network collaboration and responsible use of technologies such as protection of digital identity and cyber reputation.

137 classes equipped with TNI, iPad and laptops for all teachers and students

Unlike in France, the digital equipment of schools in France very often goes through the community and its partners. Here is the story of the massive deployment of TNI, tablets and laptops in 137 classrooms in the South Sainte Baume agglomeration, in the Côte-d'Azur.

Take part in the 4th edition of edCamp Quebec on May 20, 2016

Register by May 1st to make sure you get a spot! This professional development day is focused on your own needs. Bring your concerns, questions, thoughts, and share them with the other participants. You will find people there who will not hesitate to support you.

Math Day 2016: who are the winners?

This year, 91,000 students from 1,645 schools took up the Maths Day challenge and correctly answered more than 1,846,000 mathematical questions in thirty minutes on top! A participation record!

uLead: International Education Leadership Summit

From April 24-27, the 2016 International Education Leadership Summit, uLead, will be held in Banff, Alberta.

Plan and implement mobile learning effectively in 5 points

Check out the “recipe” proposed by Shawn Gross of the University of San Diego, which was presented as part of UNESCO's Mobile Learning Week 2016, held March 7-11 2016 in Paris.

38th edition of the Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, Quebec final

Dare to science and discover the 125 best projects in Quebec! Sorel-Tracy, April 22, 2016 - Today is the start of the Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, ...

Artists denounce US anti-LGBT laws

In recent days, several artists have announced that they are canceling their scheduled shows in North Carolina in order to denounce a law deemed discriminatory against transgender people. Other actions have also been taken by companies to show their opposition to discrimination.

Teacher honored for building the classroom of the future, today

La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services awarded the title of Public Service Personality 2016 to four individuals who stood out for their contribution to improving the quality of life of their fellow citizens or colleagues, including a teacher.

2016-2017 AQPF Congress: French as a pass

C & #039; is under the theme Le français un laissez-passer that the next congress of the AQPF will be held, in Montreal, at Collège De Maisonneuve, on 12 ...

Allô prof inaugurates a new service center dedicated to science

The organization responds to a need since half of the questions addressed to it over the past five years concerned scientific disciplines.

AQPDE pays tribute to the leadership of a school principal

As part of the congress of the Association québécoise du personnel de direction des écoles (AQPDE), which took place at Laval University on April 18 and 19, the members paid tribute to Mr. François Sylvain, director of the secondary school. les Etchemins, for his energy devoted to the success of his students.

Earth Week Challenge: Schools invited to collect plastic bags

Almost a billion bags are distributed across Canada each year. In an effort to reduce waste and raise awareness of the environment, Canadian Waste Reduction Week and recycling tips across the country are challenging elementary schools to collect as many plastic bags as possible to recycle them, as part of Earth Week, from April 18 to 22, 2016.

Peer tutoring: a winning approach for all!

In order to support students who are experiencing certain difficulties, Collège Bourget has set up the CAP, the Peer Help Center. This is a project in which the fourth and fifth secondary students help the first, second or third secondary students.

To the rescue of the monarchs

Populations of monarch butterflies have fallen dramatically in recent years. Almost 90 % milkweed plants have disappeared in some areas, due to agricultural practices and large-scale herbicide use, which has had a devastating impact on monarchs.

Back in the past!

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

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