More than 195 virtual workshops to help teachers make the most of digital technologies in the context of a pandemic.
Montreal, March 8, 2021 - March 29 to 1er April 2021, the Quebec Association of Users of Technological Tools for Pedagogical and Social Purposes (AQUOPS) will offer more than 195 online professional development opportunities to teachers as part of its 39e annual conference, under the theme "A most human digital experience!" »🎬 Take 2. This will also be the second edition in virtual mode, health context requires.
Since its foundation on October 6, 1981, AQUOPS has been working to improve teaching practices through the integration of technologies. To do this, its team of professionals and educators is organizing a large gathering where, year in and year out, a thousand teachers and education professionals meet to forge links and refine their understanding of the potential of digital technologies in the world. teaching and learning service.
A highly anticipated 2021 edition
As we know, the 2020-2021 school year is not an easy one and the school system is going through major transformations, at a speed that would have been impossible without a pandemic context. Digital technologies play a central role in these changes: they make it possible to reduce distance and promote pedagogical continuity when used to their full potential, depending on the context. But all of this comes with many challenges; many of them will also be addressed during the conference, bringing together field expertise and promoting their intensive sharing over four days.
Moreover, in order to better meet the needs of participants and adapt to their availability, the organizers offer flexible schedules and pricing. Indeed, some workshops will be offered during the day and in the evening, and even made available on video thereafter. It is possible to register for the whole conference or for a certain number of workshops only. Sign of the relevance of this annual meeting, barely three weeks after the opening of registrations, there are already more than 675 participants.
You can find out more and browse the program on the association's website: aquops.qc.ca. Teacher registration is eligible for funding measures from the Quebec Ministry of Education.
The Quebec Association of Users of Technological Tools for Educational and Social Purposes (AQUOPS) was founded in 1981. Its mission is to work to improve educational practices through the integration of technologies. As a pioneer in the field, it promotes awareness of the role of technological tools in education, promotes research and the circulation of information on this subject and supports a strategic exploitation of Internet resources in context. educative.