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.

Supporting all students with Apple's accessibility tools

Supporting all of our students in their learning is both challenging and rewarding. We can utilize technology to help our students communicate their ideas in a manner that is efficient, effective and authentic. Apple designs its products with accessibility in mind. Learn how we can leverage the built-in accessibility tools and native Apple apps to help our students learn and share their ideas.

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"!

Creating manipulative activities in mathematics: what place for digital?

At the end of this workshop, elementary and junior high school teachers will have constructed mathematical activities to use immediately with their students and will have the tools to collect evidence of learning.

Educational video creation and publication workshop

Take the time to learn how to efficiently prepare video clips for your students with simple equipment and publish them on a YouTube channel (or other!). After this workshop, you'll know how to write the script (keep it short!), set up for filming (tips and tricks!) and adjust the broadcast settings (for the class or the rest of the world?). Come and create your (first?) video vignette for your students during this sprint! Choose your optimal broadcast model and learn some filming basics along the way!

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).

Writing and Digital: Seeing Opportunities from Preschool to Cycle Three

Supporting students in the development of their writing skills requires the mobilization of several resources, depending on the child's level. Indeed, to be able to produce a "written document", the student must apply several distinct knowledge and skills. In this workshop, you will discover how to create activities with several digital tools in order to put your students in action so that they develop their writing skills in a fun and level-appropriate way. 

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.

Create a learning portfolio with Google Sites

How about an online space where students can share accomplishments that represent the progression of their learning over time? Google Sites offers several options for creating, integrating, and gathering audio, video, visuals, hyperlinks, and more in one place to build a convenient digital portfolio!

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?

La Digitale's free and open source tools to boost teaching

La Digitale is a collection of simple, free, online digital applications that make teaching more efficient and dynamic. Collaborative board, sharing wall, polling tool, screen organizer, word cloud and activity path creator, random draw, text and video cleanup tool and much more are on the agenda of this particularly active workshop: you will have your hands on the keys and will be able to try out several tools!

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!

The immersive classroom: integrating augmented reality in the classroom

Augmented reality is easy to use and available on mobile devices. During this training, we will explore together some applications (free or offering an interesting free version) to explore or create in augmented reality.

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