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Monthly Archives: November, 2021

Organizing our web discoveries in Pearltrees (Replay)

Discover a must for the organization of web resources. Being able to group and classify the different resources in the same place for better organization saves time and energy. In addition, the Pearltrees platform offers interesting sharing options.

My class, a new national platform for educational resources

On the occasion of Digital Education Day, the Quebec Ministry of Education officially launched My Class, the national platform for digital educational resources. This is being rolled out gradually within the school network.

Class outing: a webcast dedicated to education

Every Wednesday, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the class sortie webcast is presented live on Facebook and YouTube. We spoke with Pierre Gagnon who co-hosts, with Marc-André Girard, this program which highlights the world of education.

Biblius, the digital school library

After a successful pilot project phase, the Biblius digital school library is now being deployed in primary and secondary schools in Quebec. By the end of the school year, all school service centers and school boards will be connected.

From Facebook to Meta

In the following activities, we learn about Mark Zuckerberg and invent a back cover of his biography. And while talking about applications appreciated by young and old, we are interested in the application design process keeping in mind the importance of the notion of inclusion in design.

Lü Interactive Playground will go on tour to show its immersive learning technologies in 24 schools in Quebec

Press release - Lü Aire de jeux interactive, a Quebec company that manufactures educational technology products used in schools around the world, is demonstrating its immersive educational experience in 24 Quebec schools by the end of November.

English-language school boards unite to offer services to students with a medical exemption

Since last September, students from English-language school boards in Quebec who are unable to attend school for medical reasons can receive distance education and tutoring services. 

Artificial intelligence in education: issues of justice

In this text, Simon Collin and Emmanuelle Marceau discuss the integration of AI in education. According to them, it is becoming necessary to support teaching staff in proactively taking into account the ethical and critical issues raised by AI.

The Office québécois de la langue française launches a campaign to encourage young people to express themselves in French on social networks

Press release - The Office québécois de la langue française is launching the Share your French campaign, which invites young people aged 13 to 17 to use French on social networks and to show their pride in writing and discussing in this language on web platforms.

Les #Édubrèves - November 14, 2021 edition

Good Sunday! Here I am with the #Édubrèves of the week. In this edition: A site dedicated to children's digital books, the new Quebec Center for Media and Information Education, a competition to promote the teaching profession, a campaign to encourage young people to express themselves in French on social networks, statistics on 15-29 year olds, resources on celebrations and commemorations and more!

Official launch of the Quebec Center for Media and Information Education

Press release - Born from the success of the #30seconds before believing in program, the Quebec Center for Media and Information Education (CQÉMI) is officially launched. Created by a group of professional journalists, this new organization offers educational resources, training and activities aimed at equipping citizens who wish to be better informed and fight against false news. 

5 new features of Antidote that are useful in the classroom

Antidote celebrates 25 years with a range of renewed applications. There are over a hundred new features, many of which will be useful in the classroom. Here are five that deserve your attention.

Entrepreneurs' week at school: Inspiring conferences for more than 20,000 young people across Quebec

Press release - Until November 19, 2021, more than 20,000 elementary school students and students at the University of Quebec's 17 regions will participate in Entrepreneurs' Week at School. On the program, nearly 700 in-class lectures led voluntarily by hundreds of passionate entrepreneurs.

The citizenship education course must teach the essentials: democracy and the rule of law

In a context where many observers see a decline in democracy across the world, a citizenship education course is an initiative that must be welcomed. Frédérick Guillaume Dufour, professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Quebec in Montreal, explains why in this text.

Reflection on the transfer of professional development skills into practice

The goal of any professional development process is not only to acquire new knowledge and transfer it into practice. It is also to ensure that learning has a transformative impact! In the column “In the Director's Eye” today, a reflection on the transference.

Organize resources and create portfolios in Teams (Replay)

Come take an overview of the basic functions of Teams to be able to organize documents and resources while discovering how to manage your groups (or teams) of students.

Development of social and emotional skills: what are the winning conditions?

The Saint-Hyacinthe School Services Center, in collaboration with the CTREQ, carried out action research on the development of social and emotional skills in children over the past year. Four essential conditions have been identified in order to allow schools to set up innovative programs.

A tool that allows students to express themselves orally

Whether it is to keep diverse traces of student learning or to assess oral communication differently, more and more teachers are discovering the Flipgrid application. Jean-Sébastien Reid, Deputy Director General at Idée Éducation Entrepreneuriale, had the opportunity to present it during the IDÉE 2021 Congress.

Movember: when November rhymes with mustache!

For several years, the month of November has been synonymous with mustache. In fact, the Movember movement invites men to grow a “Mo” (mustache) for thirty days in order to promote men's health.

An application that promotes the musical awakening of children ... and more!

The Quebec platform Mazaam uses classical music to contribute to the overall development of children from 4 to 6 years old. The application was designed based on work carried out by the Canada Research Chair in Music and Learning at Laval University. We spoke to a teacher who has been using it in the kindergarten class since September.

Back in the past!

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