A collection of six inspiring speakers. Eighteen minutes each. Almost a hundred attentive educators. Dozens of innovative ideas. A rolling fire of animations. Here is the program of the first French-speaking TEDx (Technology Entertainment Design) conference which took place Wednesday evening in Montreal.
By 2016, the majority of classrooms in Quebec will be equipped with an interactive whiteboard (IWB) thanks to the government's “School 2.0: the connected classroom” measure. The challenge of appropriating the tool and its pedagogical integration is very real. In this perspective, a new collection of books could provide good support for teachers.
Yesterday was Safer Internet Day 2012 under the theme "Connected generations: discovering the Internet together is safer!" ". This initiative of the European Commission aims to promote safe and responsible use of the Internet and various mobile devices.
(Press release) On February 18, this will be the 13th edition of “Girls and science, an electrifying duo! », A great thematic day designed to introduce secondary 2 and 3 teenagers to the exact nature of scientific and technological professions and the studies that lead to them.
For a few years now, interactive whiteboards (IWBs) have appeared in classrooms. Different types of resources for use with TBI are now available on the market, ranging from a simple static PDF to project to interactive activities designed for this dynamic tool. Always on the lookout for innovations in teaching and learning, the CFORP is a leader in the production of interactive resources in French for use with TBI in the classroom.
Last year, Isabelle Guertin undertook with her autistic students the realization of a fantastic film of about twenty minutes. The project will culminate with the big premiere, next April, in front of students and parents!
Writing a blog in class helps increase students' writing motivation throughout the school year. This is at least one of the elements that emerge from a study carried out among two sixth-year classes by professors Stéphane Allaire, Pascale Thériault and their team from the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi last year.
A first robotics festival where robots of young people aged 9 to 18 will compete in different events will take place in March in Montreal. Around 1,800 young people from 67 primary and secondary schools will take up the challenge and have the chance to participate in the international final!
The various 2.0 tools are increasingly present in schools and in society in general. While they allow activities that were previously unthinkable to be carried out, they nevertheless have a certain number of legal aspects to consider.