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Facilitate mathematical discussion activities

Are you interested in facilitating mathematical discussions in the classroom, but don't know where to start? Would you like to try the principle of the collabo-reflective classroom? This training will provide you with winning activities and facilitation techniques to use in the classroom to promote mathematical discussion with your students, as well as discover how to integrate digital technology into this type of activity. You will leave with a wealth of digital resources and a sense of empowerment to engage in this type of high-yield educational activity. Depending on the length of the training, we may have time to create and experiment with a few activities.

Create a science lab demo video in iMovie for iPad

You will learn how to use the features of iMovie, the included iPad application to make your labs clearer and more effective with pre-recorded demonstrations. You will learn how to edit video to remove the inevitable mistakes and hesitations during filming in order to keep the essence and get to the point. You will leave this workshop with everything you need to prepare your professional video to present to the class. Bring manipulatives and your iPad to test the application.

Evaluate and correct efficiently with Microsoft Forms

This training will allow you to learn about the most interesting features of Microsoft Forms to create an assessment with the guidance of the trainer. This new way of evaluating will charm you and your students! Bring examples of assessments you already have to convert them into Forms during the workshop. Bonus: your students will be able to get quick feedback on your assessment with this tool.

The literary trailer to give the taste of reading

The making of a literary trailer allows to transmit one's taste for reading. Inspired by the codes of the cinematographic universe, the realization of a short video promoting a book aims at arousing curiosity and giving the desire to read a book. The conception of a scenario, the creation of a video from images or photos, the choice of an adequate music and the broadcasting will be approached in this creative workshop which will eventually allow your students to approach literature in a different way.

Antidote, a miracle cure?

Antidote is a wonderful tool for revising written French, but you have to know how to use it properly to maximize its potential. Antidote is not only a proofreader, it is also a very complete dictionary, a thesaurus and a mine of information for lovers of the French language (etymology, co-occurrences, regionalisms, famous quotes, and more). Through a fun training session, discover the possibilities, but also the limits, of this software that is now a must for improving French.

Coeducation in the digital age: Accompanying young people towards an ethical use of screens

During this training, the participants will be in the exchange and the action in order to develop their relationship of coeducation in the digital era. They will be equipped to propose to parents the use of a parent-child contract. In this way, the actions implemented at school will be supported by those of the parents at home. The parent-child contract promotes the establishment of positive rules of life in the digital age and acts on the autonomy of young people towards healthy lifestyle habits.

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.

Create with video

Video is a powerful storytelling medium, and technology has advanced to a point where we can use our phones to produce high-quality videos and edit them using an iPad or laptop. Take control of your silver screen by delving into the video features and learning about the tools we can use to help tell your story.

Creating stories with Coding

Visual-based coding is a great way to introduce our students to the world of programming. Storytelling using this tool is an effective way to introduce coding and learn problem-solving skills. Scratch is a visual programming language platform allowing us to compose our own story using visuals, motion, text, and audio. Learn how you can integrate coding with language, math, and art to engage and empower students.

Animations using Keynote

We may take a lot of time trying to find the right resource to use in our classroom to teach a concept, and still might not find exactly what we want. Fortunately, we have tools enabling us to create dynamic digital assets and use them in our slides and videos. Co-creating resources with our students during a lesson can help our students visualize abstract concepts and provide them with meaningful learning content that they can build on while teaching them how to create their own dynamic content. Keynote (iPad or Mac) can be used to create animated GIFs, animations and video content to engage and enhance communication and the learning experience.

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!

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.

Develop your creativity with Apple tools

Developing creativity is an essential 21st century skill. Whether it's finding original solutions to a problem or presenting results effectively, developing creativity helps to articulate one's thinking and opens up avenues of communication. In this workshop, learn how Apple's tools and applications enable teachers and students to develop and express their creativity. See how KeyNote, Numbers, Pages, Photos and Clips can be used to create stimulating and relevant curriculum-related activities and learning situations. *This workshop can be adapted for a specific subject or offered to all.

Using the iPad to teach science

The iPad tablet is a must-have tool for teaching and learning science in elementary and secondary schools. A host of free, native apps allow teachers and students to observe scientific phenomena, collect data, analyze it, and share it. In this workshop, participants will experience science activities that they can then better pilot or adapt for their students. Thanks to the portability of the tablet, students and teachers can be active learners, both in the real and figurative sense!

Evaluating differently through participatory evaluation and open-ended creative projects

This workshop presents learning and assessment situations that give students a lot of flexibility. Learn how digital communication and outreach tools can help imagine, create and design unique and creative projects. Then track your students' progress and provide effective feedback. Finally, get students more involved in their assessment process by collecting their perceptions of their learning and that of their peers.

"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"!

Digital tools for high school math

Come and discover tools such as Desmos Classroom, Polypad, Geogebra, Wooclap, Phet, Cabri Express, tools from the NCTM Illuminations site, Tinkercad, Formative, Graspable Math, ThatQuiz, etc. This training will take a closer look at the most interesting features and the trainer's favorites to take high school math teaching and learning to another level!

Evaluating and keeping track of math with digital technology

What digital tools can be used to assess learning in math? Why keep track of learning in math? What are effective strategies for doing so? Are grids really necessary? What digital applications make it easy to keep track? What kinds of tasks can be assessed with digital technology? This training offers interesting ways to answer these questions while allowing to see concrete examples and to experiment with the different tools proposed.

Desmos Classroom in high school math

Desmos is a free activity creation tool that allows you to track students in real time. The teacher dashboard allows you to highlight and connect the creations of the class. View, capture screens, and share student learning as it develops, pause an activity, manage the pace of the class, and anonymize student contributions to help make discussions more effective and fun. Provide real-time feedback to your students and allow them to submit their creations by sending photos of their work or an audio recording. 

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

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