Monthly Archives: March, 2022

April 22: Earth Day

April 22 is the day we have collectively given ourselves to stop and think about our planet. Year after year, it is an opportunity to remember what we can do on a daily basis to improve our future, but it is also a time to unite and dare to change the world on a larger scale.

Computer programming: A support program for teachers

Some 640 teachers from 250 schools across Quebec will participate in the Projet particulier d'accompagnement (PPA) for the pedagogical use of computer programming as part of a program set up by the Quebec Ministry of Education. This program will allow more than 12,000 students to be introduced to programming.

The Mathematical Interview: Observe, Listen, Evaluate! (Replay)

Add a powerful tool to your skills assessment with the integration of math interviews. Explore the pedagogical intentions of this evaluation process, discover my way of doing it and discover how digital tools can make the task efficient and fast!

Tips for checking images online

While young people are fond of social networks and use them as their main source of information, it may be wise to help them develop a new skill: that of verifying the origin of the images and videos they see online.

Winks of Research: A webinar series to share school-based projects

The Networked School presents a series of webinars aimed at giving voice to teachers who are involved in participatory research projects. The first event featured an experimentation related to philosophical writing.

École branchée at the AQUOPS conference

The 40th AQUOPS conference marks a return to the Quebec City Convention Centre for participants, speakers and exhibitors. The École branchée team will be very active at this anticipated event, which will take place from April 12 to 14. Here is where you can find us!

Programming an app with the iPad from A to Z is possible (Replay)

The free Swift Playgrounds app (version 4) for the iPad now allows you to not only learn a programming language in a fun way, but also to develop an app from scratch (and even publish it in the App Store!). This will take the creative projects of your 10+ year old students to a whole new level! This workshop will show you the resources available and allow you to try out live the customization of an app to your image from a template, with our facilitator.

A silent debate on Twitter, anyone?

Is it possible to debate a subject in writing? Marie Germain, a teacher at Sainte-Claire school in Longueuil, has demonstrated this over the past few years with her students. In doing so, she also makes them aware of the ethical use of social networks. She invites all classes who wish to experiment on Twitter from April 11 to 14, 2022.

Les #Édubrèves – March 27, 2022 edition

Happy Sunday! Here I am with this week's #Edubrèves. In this edition: ready for the AQUOPS? conference, try a new HabiloMedia resource, a podcast for student well-being, a new research-intervention on teacher mental health, a few loose ends, cybersecurity in the world of education and much more!

Better organize in time, a mission for superheroes only?

While organizing your time is a mission and requires a great deal of discipline and discipline, there are technological tools, such as Oplan products, that make it easier. Beyond the tools, what are the tips and methods that could help your students (and yourself) approach the status of organizational superhero? Here are a few! // SPONSORED FEATURE

News from Thot Cursus (March 2022)

Each month, Thot Cursus offers three articles from its news feed to École branchée readers. Here are the suggestions for March: Staying in your place, finding your place... getting out of those confining expressions, The return in force of book clubs, Those teachers who embraced YouTube.

Ready for Easter!

If Easter is traditionally a Christian religious holiday, today it is rather synonymous with holidays, family celebrations and… chocolate! Let's take a moment to explore the associated traditions and write a tale on the subject.

Breaking down silos in education to foster inclusion

What if getting girls more interested in science and technology starts with making education more inclusive for all? "At the core, all children want to learn and are curious. We must not extinguish their curiosity, let's avoid confining them to stereotypes," says Kate Arthur, founder and executive director of Kids Code Jeunesse.

In March, let's talk about nutrition!

The month of March is an opportunity to learn about the benefits of healthy nutrition. In fact, throughout the month, Dietitians of Canada highlight several tools and initiatives to support the importance of good nutrition.

Netmath: an ever-evolving tool for learning mathematics

Well-known to teachers, the Quebec mathematics learning platform, Netmath, regularly offers new features that allow teachers to integrate it even more effectively into their classroom planning. The latest feature, collections, offers the possibility of creating personalized learning paths. // SPONSORED STORY

Remixing songs by Aboriginal artists to learn to code

Quebec Anishinabe rapper Samian is supporting the Ta voix est puissante program, which aims to teach high school students computer science and coding through music.

A Meeting With ... Eliezer Sherbatov

This guide in the "A Meeting With...." series provides resources and activity ideas for learning about important people. Today we're looking at Eliezer Sherbatov, a field hockey player from Montreal who began his career in Quebec and until recently played for the Mariupol team in Ukraine.

What is in the 2022-2023 Quebec budget regarding education and technology?

École branchée has leafed through (digitally) for you the 2022-2023 budget for Quebec tabled yesterday by the Minister of Finance, Éric Girard. Here is what we found that mainly concerns education and digital.

Computer programming: a skill to develop

Although computer programming is increasingly being taught, there is no consensus on how best to teach it. One thing is certain: it represents a way to develop many dimensions of digital competence, such as content production, problem solving, communication, creativity and innovation.

Into the world of robots

When it comes to computer programming, robotics is never far away. Indeed, since programming can seem abstract when it is presented only on a screen, robotics physically concretizes the learnings made in programming. Here are some tips to help integrate robotics into the classroom.

Back in the past!

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

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