Monthly Archives: May, 2017


André-Marc Goulet: Concrete actions to support teachers' passion

Meeting today with a passionate man, André-Marc Goulet. Deputy director of the SEJ of a large school board, he is convinced of the crucial role of management in maintaining the flame among teachers.

A serious game on sustainable development

On the occasion of European Sustainable Development Week, discover the serious game “Compost Challenge”.

Online speech therapy exercises that adapt to difficulties

The Orthobase online application offers parents of primary school children interactive and individualized speech therapy exercises.

Chassymo and LoCoTex: software to aid in learning to read validated by research

Two French researchers have designed and experimentally validated software to aid in learning to read which are based on recent theoretical hypotheses on the cognitive mechanisms of reading.

#ipad17: Social media and digital identity: a distorted mirror?

A quick look back at the conference Social media and digital identity: a distorted mirror ?, presented by Normand Brodeur during the 5th Summit of the iPad and the digital in education.

IT, education, society: thinking about the problem

How can we teach these skills specific to human beings that machines have difficulty acquiring?

Marc-André Girard: Leadership to create an environment conducive to change

The École branchée meets Marc-André Girard today. The principal talks about the importance of 21st century skills development and leadership-teacher collaboration.

Discovering the Southern Ocean

Scientists and researchers seek to better understand the impact of the oceans on our Earth's climate. Let's take a closer look at how the Soclim mission and the Marion-Dufresne ship help us to better interpret the seawater samples.

Cooking with “classes”: a collaborative and creative cookbook!

Classes from everywhere who together create a digital cookbook: we present the Cooking with “classes” project, initiated by Karine Godin-Tremblay, 1st year teacher at St-David school, in Saguenay.

Children will learn the importance of online inclusion during Media Literacy Week 2017

The next Media Literacy Week will take place from November 6-10, 2017 and will focus on online diversity and inclusion for children and youth.

The ephemeris of Alcide: wanted classes!

At École branchée, we received a very special request that could turn into an activity with multiple benefits for your students!

Using digital games to promote learning: mission possible!

This file offers avenues for reflection and advice for teachers who would like to effectively integrate digital games into their teaching.

Julie Chamberland: No more compulsory homework, room for classroom study strategies

Here is a new episode of the Rendez-vous de l'École branchée, with Julie Chamberland. The teacher explains, among other things, why some teachers at her school no longer give students homework!

Over 24 million children at risk of conflict

The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) recently said in a statement that violence and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa have compromised the health of 24 million children. Let's take a closer look at these conflicts and the consequences for children.

Michel Choquette presents La Fabrique: to give meaning to learning

École branchée video meeting with Michel Choquette, economics teacher, who explains how the digital fabrication workshop has integrated into the educational life of his establishment.

National Patriots Day

Known as "Queen's Day" or "Dollard's Day", the Monday before May 25 is now called "National Patriots' Day". For many, this day is another statutory holiday, but who are we celebrating?

Discovery of mummies in Egypt

Archaeologists have announced the discovery of 17 Egyptian mummies dating from Greco-Roman Antiquity. This discovery could encourage researchers to continue their research, as it is the first discovery in this area of the country.

5th iPad and Digital Education Summit

The 5th iPad and Digital Education Summit is in full swing Thursday and Friday in Montreal (#ipad17)

Digital Humanities: When the Young Teaches the Elder

Student digital literacy programs are great ways to bond between generations. Here are a few.

The Jacques-Cartier Bridge lights up!

Starting May 17, the Jacques-Cartier Bridge will light up every evening as part of the festivities for the 375th anniversary of the founding of the City of Montreal and the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation.

Back in the past!

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

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