The news of Thot Cursus (June 2022)

Each month, Thot Cursus offers three articles from its news feed to École branchée readers (and even a few bonuses). Here are June's suggestions: The unsuspected learnings of a summer of solidarity, this summer I become a host family for a foreign student, working at 11.

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Each month, Thot Cursus is offering three articles from its news feed to École branchée readers (and even some bonuses). 

Here are the suggestions for the month of June: The unsuspected learnings of a summer of solidarity, this summer I become a host family for a foreign student, working at 11 years old.

The unsuspected learnings of a summer of solidarity

Summer is approaching and with it comes the desire to make it unique by giving oneself access to a space of relaxation and fulfillment out of the ordinary throughout the year. There are many options for summer activities, projects and trips, but what to choose? What if we decided to discover the ones that are related to the solidarity dimension?

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This summer, I become a host family for a foreign student

We can't talk enough about the benefits of language immersion, so for once, why not change places and become a host family for a young foreign student, for the duration of the vacations, in order to share your culture, your traditions and of course your language?

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Working at 11 years old

Since the HIV pandemic, child labor has increased for the first time in 20 years in the world. This situation can be explained by the precariousness caused by the health crisis. While Africa has suffered the most, Quebec is seeing more and more young people between the ages of 11 and 15 taking jobs in sectors with a shortage of personnel. A situation that raises some concerns.

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MOSCOW, RUSSIA - CIRCA JULY, 2018: worker in McCafe at a McDonald's store place.

Thinglink - A great multimedia tool to inject interactivity

Thinglink is a web platform that allows to make images or videos interactive by adding text, video and links to web pages. This is a great way to imagine a multitude of pedagogical applications in class or training.

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About the Author

Martine Rioux
Martine Rioux
After studying public communication, Martine worked as a journalist for various publications, before pursuing her career as an interactive communications consultant at La Capitale, a financial group, then at Québec Numérique, an organization she took over as general manager before making the jump. as political advisor in the office of the Minister for Digital Government Transformation. Today she is the online Editor-in-Chief and Special Projects Manager at l'École branchée. Her dream: that everyone has access to technology and can use it as a tool for learning and opening up to the world.

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