Monthly Archives: January, 2022

This digital that has a wide back!

In this opinion piece, Patrick Giroux, professor of educational technologies, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Jacques Cool, educational consultant, speaker and trainer, and Stéphane Allaire, professor of educational practices, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, provide three arguments which can be useful in reaction to any position unreservedly condemning the use of digital technology in education.

Directory of applications: tools for questioning

Here is a list of useful applications to create various quizzes!

Low motivation for writing: a primary school team transforms its entire approach

Annie Guay, teacher and pedagogical leader at L'Accueil de Scott, continues her reflection on the keys to success when a school team decides to change its approaches in order to give more value to student learning.

Les #Édubrèves – January 30, 2022 edition

Good Sunday! Here are the #Edubrèves. In this edition: a new collaboration with Thot Cursus, World Day for a Fearless Internet, stories of agriculture and school food, Hooked on School Days, the 40th AQUOPS symposium, youth podcasts on deep current topics, Digital Youth Month, a series of TV and web capsules on the history of Quebec and much more!

(Finland) Meeting with Marjaana Kangas, playful learning specialist

During his recent educational expedition to Finland, our collaborator Marc-André Girard spoke with Professor Marjaana Kangas, from the University of Lapland, who studies the mechanisms of playful learning. Listen to the interview as a podcast or read its report here!

The creative laboratory at school: beyond the equipment

The expression “creative laboratory” is probably familiar to you, but can you describe what it is? In this file, we offer you an overview of the world of creative laboratories in schools. What exactly is it, why, and how do you provide your school or classroom with such a creative and collaborative environment? 

Meet… Marie-Philip Poulin

Like many Canadian athletes, Marie-Philip Poulin, captain of the women's ice hockey team, will take part in the Olympic Games in Beijing (Beijing) which are starting soon. Here is a simple and modular activity that combines reading comprehension in French and digital creation to discover our athletes and their journey.

Directory of applications: present contents

Here is a list of useful applications for presenting content, from a tablet or online.

Tips for teachers who want to experiment with Minecraft Education

Martin Pelletier, Grade 3 and 4 teacher at École Le Sommet in Moncton, New Brunswick, uses the Minecraft Education app extensively with his students. He shares some tips for teachers who want to explore it with their students.

From the creative laboratory to sustainable development

With a creative laboratory, it is possible for teachers to bring their young people to reflect on the objectives of sustainable development. We spoke with two New Brunswick teachers who offer very concrete projects in this direction to their students.

Support for the deployment of creative laboratories in schools in the Maritimes and collaboration with Quebec

Since the mid-2010s, elementary and secondary school teachers in the Maritime provinces have been able to count on Brilliant Labs / Labos Créatives to support them in their creative projects with their students. We recently had the opportunity to speak with Natacha Vautour, coordinator of Francophone projects for the organization.

Discover Kinderuni, a digital "university" for children!

The Kinderuni, the digital children's university, is an educational project offered free of charge by the Goethe-Institut for children aged 8 to 12. They can explore different fields of knowledge in the fields of science. Teachers also get their money's worth!

Creative laboratories in Quebec schools: inventory and questions

Although the deployment of creative laboratories was started in Quebec schools before the pandemic and several advantages have been identified for the development of skills among students, the authors of a recent report raise some questions about the future of the deployment of these workshops. Manufacturing.

Les #Édubrèves – edition of January 23, 2022

Good Sunday! Here I am with the #Édubrèves of the week. In this edition: high school graduates and students in difficulty have been the most affected by the pandemic, robots in the kindergarten classroom, how to ensure literacy among young people, Digital Youth Month, bulk educational resources and much more !

OSEntreprendre and its allies for education in the entrepreneurial spirit at school

Press release - The OSEntreprendre organization presents the partners with which it works closely for the 24th edition of the OSEntreprendre Challenge. The deadline to register for the 24th edition is March 15, 2022.

Newsletter and communication with parents (and students)

A delicate subject par excellence in the field of education, the delivery of the report card sometimes represents a communication challenge between teachers and parents, and even between parents and their children. Here are some things to consider.

Meet… Karim Ouellet

Karim Ouellet was a Quebec artist originally from Senegal. His unique musical journey and his texts have left their mark on Quebec poetry. He unfortunately passed away recently. We pay tribute to him through an educational activity that is both artistic and poetic.

Reflection on the evaluation and the delivery of report cards

For a second consecutive year, the Ministry of Education announced that there would be only two bulletins. What's more, the delivery of the first newsletter has just been moved due to the health context. The situation leads many education stakeholders to perceive evaluation differently.

Application directory: draw on a screen

Here is a list of useful applications for drawing on a tablet like the iPad or online.

FAD Week 2022: Registration is open!

Press release – The educational establishments of Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, forming the grouping of Distance Education Interorders (FADIO), invite all players in the world of education and higher education to take part in the 5th edition of Distance Education Week (FAD) to be held from February 21 to 25.

Back in the past!

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

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