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Monthly Archives: February, 2017

Discovery of 7 planets

Astronomers have discovered 7 Earth-like exoplanets around a dwarf star. Let's take a closer look at why researchers are excited about this discovery.

Start your educational spring by participating in the Rendez-vous of French-language schools in a network

The 4th edition of the Rendez-vous of French-language schools in a network will take place on March 16 and 17 around the theme “The classroom, a universe of creativity”.

Over 6,000 registration requests - A success for ChallengeU

Launched on February 9 in the presence of Georges St-Pierre and Steve Bégin, ChallengeU received no less than 6,250 registration requests in one week.

Can creativity be taught? 5 steps and 3 filters of the creative process

Creativity, maybe not, but the creative process, yes! Gillian Farabee, from Cirque du Soleil, explains how to inspire many classes!

The hyperloop: an ultra-fast train

For some time now, the media have been talking about a developing innovation project that concerns the world of transport: the hyperloop, an ultra-fast means of transport. Let's take a closer look at what this innovation consists of.

How can I help girls navigate the web safely?

A guide aimed at equipping teachers, parents and workers in order to better help and understand what some girls are going through online has just been published. A precious tool to discover.

On the way to the Lego First Provincial Final

The Quebec Lego First League final will take place on April 3, 2017 in Montreal.

Zealandia, the forgotten continent

Geologists report having discovered an eighth continent. Let's take a closer look at how this division of continents allows these geologists to make this claim.

Robotics programming activity: a city from all angles

In their course in pedagogical integration of ICT, future preschool and primary teachers designed a robotics programming project.

Schools at the heart of Quebec's digital strategy

According to Thèrèse Laferrière, there is no doubt that Quebec schools must be placed at the heart of Quebec's next digital strategy.

Quebec's financial community creates the Inclusion fund

Quebec's financial community is coming together to create the Inclusion Fund, which will promote openness, inclusion and equality.

World Press Photo contest image of the year causes controversy

Recently, the World Press Photo presented its annual prizes aimed at recognizing the best photographs of the past year. Let's take a closer look at the landmark images of 2016 and why the Photograph of the Year is causing controversy.

International Day of Girls and Women in Science

In the scientific field, 28% of researchers are women. An alarming situation that the UN is trying to change by organizing an international day of girls and women in science.

An invitation to discover the program

The Canada Learning Code organization is currently preparing the first-ever Canada Programming Week to be held June 1-8.

Correct with your iPad

Frédéric Dulac, teacher at Cégep de Granby, offers a new way to correct student work, using an iPad.

Hooked on School Days, February 13 to 17, 2017

On the occasion of the days of school perseverance, we will share here the press releases we receive on the subject, from different organizations.

Discovery of geoglyphs in the Amazon

The deforestation of forests has recently made it possible to discover geometric geoglyphs. Let's take a closer look at how these abandoned enclosures were discovered.

Reorienting the debate around screens: quality before quantity

What if instead of restricting the time spent in front of screens, we made young people aware of their impacts? Tracks…

38 projects supported by the Monique-Fitz-Back Foundation

The Monique-Fitz-Back Foundation will financially support 38 preschool and school projects across Quebec related to adaptation and the fight against climate change.

Kids Help Phone and the Desjardins Foundation unite for young people

Thanks to a donation of 30,000 $, Kids Help Phone will expand its Live Chat service.

Back in the past!

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

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