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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.

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.

Behind the scenes of maple syrup production

In the spring, in North America, the sugar maples are flowing and maple syrup producers collect their sap to transform it in many ways. Let's discover the different facets of maple syrup through different activity ideas and a host of useful resources.

Women's rights: from yesterday to today

March 8 is International Women's Day. It is an opportunity to take stock of past struggles, but above all to prepare for the future and the opportunities that await future generations of women.

March: month of the Francophonie

Over 270 million people speak French in the world. March is an opportunity to promote this rich language .

What is going on in Ukraine?

Nothing goes on in Ukraine. For several weeks, observers had feared the worst, but were hopeful of a diplomatic resolution to the standoff with Russia. Unfortunately, the armed conflict has started. The activity ideas and resources in this guide are designed to help you develop students' critical thinking skills and encourage them to seek information from a variety of sources.

What is cryptocurrency?

Have your students ever heard of cryptocurrency, a type of currency that has been the subject of much conversation over the past few years? What do they know? As long as you discuss it with them, here are some ideas for activities to do around this subject, in French and in mathematics!

Meet… Oprah Winfrey

The series Meet… allows teachers to take a break to introduce certain personalities to their students. Today, we are interested in an exceptional woman, Oprah Winfrey, and her particular interview technique.

February: Black History Month in Canada

Black history in Canada is found in very few of our books. The month of February is therefore an opportunity to talk about it, to become aware of the past and the path that remains to be traveled. Here is a host of resources and activity ideas to talk about it in high school, also integrating digital!

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.

Meet… Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17 is Martin Luther King Day. From his full name Martin Luther King Jr, the man is known for his fight for the civil rights of African-American people in the 1960s.

Meet ... Steve Jobs

This guide from the "Meeting..." series offers resources and ideas for educational activities aimed at learning more about the journey of an important character. Here, we are interested in Steve Jobs, the successes of the Apple company and this key concept for the businessman: “Failure is part of success”.

Mass tourism: when there are "too" many tourists ...

The Phi Phi Islands in Thailand have suffered significant environmental impacts due to mass tourism. The famous Maya Bay, immortalized by Leonardo DiCaprio in the film The Beach and forced to close in 2018 to avoid an ecological disaster, must reopen on January 1 ... The archipelago has been healing its wounds since the start of the pandemic and the authorities are promising to invent another development model. Here are activities that will introduce students to the concept of mass tourism and its consequences.

Tokyo 2020, take 2

With the decrease in COVID-19 cases and the acceleration of vaccination, the Tokyo Olympics, scheduled for 2020, could finally take place this summer. Zoom on the history of the Games.

D-day

On June 6, 1944, one of the largest and most complex military operations in history began on the beaches of Normandy. Glimpses of D-Day.

Residential schools: a dark page in Canadian history

Sad discovery in Kamloops, British Columbia, when a mass grave containing 215 children was found behind an Indigenous residential school. Insights into a dark chapter in Canadian history.

The people against Shell

Historic day in the fight against climate change: this is the first time in history that justice has ordered a multinational to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and obliges it to respect the Paris Agreement on the climate .

Vaccination passport and ethical issues

While some European countries have already implemented a vaccination passport, Canada is considering following suit very soon. However, the initiative raises many questions ...

Resurgence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

For several days, the eyes of the world have been on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Why such a resurgence of violence in the Middle East? Insights into a historical conflict with multiple origins.

Green light for adolescent vaccination

The long-awaited announcement by teens, their parents and their teachers has finally taken place: the COVID-19 vaccine can now be administered to all young people aged 12 to 17 in Canada.

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