Monthly Archives: April, 2019

ESTIME project: proud to code to think

Presented at REFER 2019, ESTIME is an initiative to develop pride in creating with technology for all students from Kindergarten to Grade 6.

Make way for the school-family-community synergy

We met Marie-Ève Rousseau, counselor at the Education Council of the Francophone North West School District, who talks to us about her involvement as a mother in the school and in the community.

Discover the cooperative game Multiple Duets

Presented during a REFER 2019 workshop, Duos multiples is a fun game that allows you to work on cooperation, knowledge of yourself and others, while validating your talent, potential or interest in certain areas.

7 resources for teaching geometry

To develop students' skills in problem solving, reasoning and mathematical communication, the teaching of geometry occupies an important place. To promote the engagement of your students, several interactive and digital resources are at your disposal.

Artificial intelligence is now accessible to young people aged 12 to 15

Young people can now register for a techno discovery camp that will take place from July 22 to 26, 2019 in Montreal to develop their knowledge of AI and visit some of the most innovative companies in the world.

3D printing of a heart: when technology and biology unite for the future

On Monday, April 15, 2019, a team of Israeli researchers announced that they had 3D printed, from cells from a patient, the very first heart with its blood vessels. Insights into a scientific revolution: bioprinting.

The CréaCamp experience: the organizers' point of view

Julie-Soleil Leclerc-Tremblay and Annie Pelletier, educational advisers at the CS du Fleuve-et-des-Lacs, hosted a CréaCamp. They share with you their impressions and observations about this enriching day.

Over 7,000 elementary school students code with esteem

The organization believes was set up in 2018 by volunteers from the education community to teach programming to elementary school students, and thus respond to three major challenges of the 21st century.

FEEP Innovation Prize, 2019 edition - Unveiling of the finalists

Discover the finalists of the 3rd edition of the FEEP Educational Innovation Awards. The winners will be announced at the Innovation Awards Gala to be held on May 1, 2019, in Sherbrooke.

Knowledge and skills to face the challenges of the 21st century

Human beings demonstrate their skills in all the contexts where they mobilize their knowledge in various authentic situations, and have always done so. Skills are a manifestation of the human spirit and have always been central in the performance of a plethora of activities, school and other in nature.

Apple invites you to a teacher conference on creativity and programming

In order to support teachers who aim to reach the goals of the Digital Action Plan, Apple is offering a conference that will provide you with basic skills to get the most from iPad.

My visit to the MLab of the Musée de la civilization

During CréaCamp Quebec, Ms. Laurie participated in the MLab workshop which focused on integrating the “museum” into her teaching. She shares with you her discoveries and achievements.

Models to promote the updating of skills by teachers

During the 2nd Professional Development Summit in Education, which was held on March 25-26 in St-Hyacinthe, I attended some very interesting presentations. I share with you here some notes on the presentation focused on the accompanying models.

Tips for writing

It seems that writing is not for you? Don't you have that talent? Think again. You just need to have the right tools and know a few tricks. How to write without the pressure of the blank page? Marc-André shares some of my tips with you.

Innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship at CréaCamp Ottawa: part 5

On February 27, the CréaCamp Ottawa was held, organized in collaboration with the CEPEO. In this last article of the series, we introduce you to Nathalie and Stéphany, facilitators of the Google tools workshop.

Evaluate and promote collaboration between students

We met Françoise Baril, educational advisor at the Fleuve-et-des-Lacs School Board, who presents, among other things, a tool to facilitate the assessment of students' ability to work as a team and to solve problems.

Let's go for the 41st edition of the Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec

The Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, Quebec final 2019, was an opportunity for the public to discover the best scientific projects in Quebec carried out by young people aged 12 to 20.

Innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship at CréaCamp Ottawa: part 4

On February 27, the CréaCamp Ottawa was held, organized in collaboration with the CEPEO. In this fourth article in the series, we introduce you to Pascal, facilitator of the Publish otherwise workshop.

Play to develop executive functions

During the REFER 2019 workshop entitled “Playing to develop executive functions”, Anik Bois, orthopedagogue, presented favorite table games for stakeholders and children promoting the development of various executive functions.

École branchée launches a special issue produced with the Institute for Learning Disabilities

École branchée has launched its special issue 'Towards Inclusive Education', which brings together leading authors in the field of inclusion of people living with a difference, as well as expert perspective on how technologies can increase the capacity of the education system to meet the needs of all students.

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