Do you speak "digital"?

Over the last few decades, we have moved from ICT, information and communication technologies, to digital and its thousand and one possibilities. With its rules, codes and standards, "digital" is more complex to master. It represents a real language that everyone must now learn to master. Despite the passing years, inequalities and myths persist. Discover surprising statistics and see why it is necessary to take the next step.

Evaluating differently: how to support your school team

Evaluation is a hot topic these days! Come and hear about the successes and challenges of Sylvie Boutin, former principal of l'Accueil de Scott, a flagship school of the CAR project, whose team changed the way she sees and applies evaluation in her environment. What to put in place? How to support teachers in their situation? How do you prepare parents for such a change? And as a manager, what posture should I adopt? This is an appointment to discuss with a passionate person who, through her experience, will be able to help you initiate the change too!

Time management: tips and tricks

One of the biggest issues in teaching is time. Let's look at some tips on how to balance professional and personal tasks while having a sense of accomplishment without being out of breath at the end of the school year. Several management tips will be presented, as well as ways to organize with the help of digital tools. It's time to think about your time budget and strategies to save time and finally get a break!

"When intelligence has fun: Developing a skill with creativity

Creativity takes on forms as varied as the diversity of students in a classroom. Einstein himself defined it as the intelligence that has fun! In this conference, let's have fun glimpsing its incredible avenues as a driver of skill development. Afterwards, it will be easy to see how "everything is in everything"!

Effective teaching

This training aims to provide an overview of the 10 strategies for effective teaching and to discuss ways in which digital tools can support them advantageously. A part of the course will also be dedicated to the collaborative construction of activities to be implemented in the classroom, at the participants' choice

Creation of correction grids for criterion-based evaluation

This hands-on workshop provides an opportunity to work on the development of evaluation rubrics. Participants will leave with not only a deeper understanding of criterion-referenced assessment, but also with a tool they can use in their next assessment activity.

Professional judgment and backward planning

At the end of a step, the teacher aims to make a professional judgment about the students' level of proficiency. A very effective way to do this is through backward planning of learning tasks: Plan for types of assessment; Implementing feedback to support learning; Use effective teaching strategies; Formulate, communicate and use instructional intent.

Pedagogical intent at the heart of learning assessment

By clearly establishing what our students need to learn, communicating it to them, and putting assessment in the service of learning, we can put tools in place to foster learner engagement. This training will address backward planning, exit profiling, and the creation of digital grading rubrics, which is possible using Microsoft Teams in particular, but also with other tools.

Introduction to Microsoft Teams

This training is designed to introduce participants to Microsoft Teams. Whether you are a group transitioning from the Google environment to Office or you want an effective introduction to the work environment, this workshop is ideal for learning how to properly manage teams, files, and organization for distance learning (video conferencing, class notebook).

Get organized with Google Workspace

In the daily lives of education staff, digital is convenient in many ways, but it can also quickly become overwhelming! In this workshop, we will introduce various tools from the Google suite that will help you organize your digital life. Solutions for managing your emails, files, lists and reminders will be presented. We will also share tips and ideas that will help you balance your life... and even your right to disconnect!

Getting organized with the iPad

When you put an iPad in the hands of a student, an infinite world of possibilities opens up to them. It is therefore important to help them organize their use of the device so that they can easily find their way around their documents and be more efficient in their learning. Several features such as Spotlight search, multitasking, the clock and many other efficiency applications will be exploited to their fullest.

Sketchnoting: to make the unattainable visible!

Want to have direct access to your students' learning? Sketchnoting, also known as sketch-note, is a creative and highly visual note-taking technique that allows you to represent your thoughts using illustrations, symbols, structures and words. This training will give you the opportunity to learn how to do this personally and to discover the tools you need to support your own students and colleagues. Bring your digital tablet and a pen, or blank paper and colored pencils!

Supporting teachers in their professional development in the digital age

The panorama of continuing education in Quebec is increasingly vast, but the basic issues remain: time, access, transferability to practice and mobilization of the school team. Now that digital technology has become an access facilitator, it is important to identify the winning conditions for informing, guiding and supporting teachers in their professional development efforts. How can we support and engage teachers in their continuing education with digital technology AND about digital technology? This workshop is intended for pedagogical leaders - principals, pedagogical consultants and resource teachers - and will explore this question by providing concrete avenues for action.

Maximizing the use of the Chromebook in the classroom

Do you have access to Chromebooks in your school? This simple and versatile tool is ideal for a multitude of educational activities with students of all ages. During this workshop, we will discuss the specificities of the device and its possibilities. We'll also provide a variety of turnkey resources to help you (and your students) get started, as well as a host of tools and ideas to get your students creating, collaborating and organizing!

Create beautiful educational documents and videos with Canva

You don't have to be a professional graphic designer to create beautiful visuals! The Canva application, which is free for students and teachers, offers a host of templates to adapt to your needs, in addition to an impressive collection of images, animations, sound effects and videos ready to enrich your creations. From posters to presentations, videos (without complicated editing!), banners and social media posts, who doesn't dream of being able to customize their educational tools to the max?

Wakelet, much more than a collection of favorites!

Wakelet is a free tool that allows you to organize a variety of digital content. Whether it's a collection of articles, videos, podcasts or documents, it's easy to organize and share your discoveries with your students or colleagues! Wakelet is also a practical tool that can be used as a portfolio, newsletter and even as a preparation for substitute teaching! Discover this versatile tool with us!

Getting organized with digital technology!

Digital can be very convenient, but it can also quickly take over our daily lives! During this workshop, we will present a variety of tools that will help you organize your digital life. Solutions for managing your emails, files, lists and reminders will be presented. We will also share tips and ideas that will help you balance your life... and even your right to disconnect!

Fostering communication through a class site

Create a functional classroom site to share with parents and students at the beginning of the year. This site will evolve over the months and years, as it is quick and easy to improve. We will take you step by step through the creation of your first site using Google Sites.

Tips and curiosities of geek

In the digital age, technology is advancing at a rapid pace. Every day, we discover a new trick or feature with our favorite tools. So we thought we'd share with you our favorite discoveries of the past few years.

The Podcast: A Professional Development Tool

The number of podcasts available in education has been increasing over the past few years and it is a world to discover. This training will help you discover which ones to follow for your professional development, but also how to produce them for yourself and with your students!

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