On May 5 and 6, 2016, the iPad and Digital Education Summit was held in Montreal. Since its first edition, bringing together a few hundred school representatives in a room for one day, this international event as well as the workshops and conferences offered there have evolved well.
In this episode of the École branchée Educational Rendezvous, we meet Lise Galuga, technopedagogue member of the TacTIC team, a group of educational advisers whose mission is to support French-language school boards in Ontario.
Today, the pupils of our primary sector have seen their horizons widen in front of them as in the famous scene from Mommy, the film by Xavier Dolan. Why, then? They learned that the doors of Fabrique Beaubois would be wide open to them next September.
MediaSmarts, the Canadian center for media education and digital literacy, launched on May 25, 2016 the final component of its important program to support teachers in integrating digital literacy into the classroom.
Microsoft recently announced a partnership with Pickit, an online image bank, which provides users of its products with access to royalty-free images. Good news for those working in the education sector.
Friday May 20 was the 4th edition of EdCamp Quebec, a day of professional development tailored for participating teachers. A data visualization exercise was carried out to highlight the salient points. Discover this very interesting principle in education!
CEFRIO presents the results of a survey carried out among parents of school-aged children, in which they consider themselves rather competent to support their children in homework and school work by using digital technology.
Yong Zhao of the University of Oregon gave an inspiring and humorous talk about dropping out of school, special needs students and the current school curriculum at the last uLead summit. Here is a summary of what he said.
The use of video and games for teaching and learning purposes has increased dramatically in recent years. What are the reasons? What uses do we make of it? The results of a major survey answer these questions.
The Professional Development Programs team at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEES) is currently addressing the issue of developing exploratory material for the Personal Orientation Project (PPO) course.
Why not take advantage of the possibilities of digital technology to extend the life of reading, whether traditional or paper? Whether it's by recording your process in a digital portfolio or sharing your productions outside the classroom, here are some ideas that will motivate students.
Digital technology offers great advantages when it comes to promoting the understanding of a concept, and therefore, of a reading. In particular, we will discover tools for annotating digital readings as well as tools for visually organizing the main ideas.