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Monthly Archives: November, 2017

The National Assembly wants the end of “Hello! Hi! ”

In recent days, the debate on the use of English in Montreal businesses has once again been present in the media. The National Assembly has even just adopted a motion to counter the use of the "Hello!" Hi! ” typical of downtown Montreal shops. Let us take a closer look at what brought the debate on the language spoken by Quebecers back to work.

Inspiration Symposium: spotlight on innovative teaching practices

On November 23, St-Victor Catholic Elementary School opened its doors to more than 150 people for the very first Inspiration Colloquium.

Launch of Alloprof Parents: a free service for parents of school age

This Monday was the launch of Alloprof Parents, a service to equip, reassure and guide parents to help them support their child.

Award ceremony Émilie Bierre 2017 - For the most positive school in the whole world!

In order to promote healthy emotional and relational lifestyles, the Jasmin Roy Foundation awards the Émilie Bierre prize to École de la Colline.

Mario Cyr, underwater cameraman

The profession of underwater cameraman as Mario Cyr practices it is uniqueness. Let's take a closer look at what other skills are needed to dive in icy waters anywhere on the planet.

Learning in the city of tomorrow on digital Tuesdays

During an internship at the Laboratory of Innovation and Digital for Education (#fabLINE) of the ESPE of the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, I participated in the workshops

Receive a visit from the illusionist Luc Langevin in your school!

The Technoscience Network invites Quebec schools participating in Expo-sciences to register for the competition to receive illusionist Luc Langevin.

Light pollution on the rise

A recent study shows that light pollution continues to increase all over the planet. Let's take a closer look at this type of pollution in order to understand the consequences.

Ontario: Ministry of Education consults to shape future of student assessment

Parents, teachers, students, leaders of the school system and communities invited to provide their views on student assessment practices.

When a day of training becomes an incubator of ideas!

Marc-André Brassard is deputy director of the Harfang-des-Neiges school. In this interview, he tells us about the Entre-Deux-Montagnes Colloquium.

A challenge a day and fun every day with the #DéfiMulti

The #DéfiMulti project is back this year for its third edition. A challenging advent calendar for all skill levels on Twitter.

Chimpanzees, great communicators

Chimpanzees communicate in ways that are very similar to humans. Let's take a closer look at how the latest research results further prove this to us.

Computing: Lessons from the UK Experience

In January 2017, I treated myself to Bett, a major global fair for educational technology held in London annually in January.

A new role discovered for the bones of the human body

Recently, a team of researchers from the University of Montreal discovered a new mechanism that allows our bones to react to the level of sugar in our blood. Let's take a closer look at the role of the human skeleton.

Entrepreneurs' week at school: passion and daring at the rendezvous

Until November 24, thousands of students aged 12 to 17 receive a visit from an entrepreneur as part of Entrepreneurs' Week at school.

REFAD 2018 conference - Call for papers

As part of the annual REFAD conference, interested parties are invited to submit a communication on their innovative teaching practices related to the theme.

#JIQ2017 “edtech” panel: How do we initiate change?

On the occasion of #JIQ2017, panelists discussed the digital shift in education and the challenges teachers face in the face of change.

#JIQ2017 “edtech” panel: Why digital in education?

On November 14, the #JIQ2017 took place in Quebec, an event bringing together the business community and IT. Feedback on the digital and education panel.

Let's demystify the "Paradise Papers"

In early November 2017, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists uncovered another scandal linked to tax havens. After the “Panama Papers” of April 2017, the “Paradise Papers” have uncovered other tax schemes which have aroused indignation among many citizens.

Searching for educational apps reveals some privacy loopholes

Many service providers take the privacy needs of users into account; others show shortcomings.

Back in the past!

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

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