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European children will give their name to the constellation of Galileo satellites

(Communiqué) The child who has drawn the best drawing on the theme of space or aeronautics in each Member State will give his name to a satellite in the Galileo program. The first two satellites, scheduled for launch on October 20, will bear the names of the young winners from Belgium (Thijs) and Bulgaria (Natalia), where the competition was already organized a few months ago. On September 1, the European Commission launched the competition in the 25 other Member States in order to be able to name the satellites which will be launched until 2019. Children between the ages of 9 and 11 can participate.

Mobility and openness at Ludovia summer university

Mobility and openness, this is the theme of the 8th edition of the Ludovia summer university which will take place in Ax-les-Thermes, France from August 29 to September 1.

The pleasure of learning, but still?

(Previous article) By digging here and there on the Internet, anyone interested in serious games will eventually understand that they are a lever on motivation ...

Classroom games are serious business!

Children have always learned through play. Outside, learning takes place spontaneously using a ball or a simple branch. Imaginary games allow them to experience different roles and enrich their conception of the world. Although their thoughts were not adopted by the majority, some educators, like Maria Montessori, made play an important part of their educational principles.

Engage young people in virtual debates on the ethics of science

On the occasion of the 79th ACFAS congress, CREO is proud to announce the launch of the SCIENCE EN JEU Scientific Café, beta version.

To be or not to be (in social media), that is the question!

(previous section) The rapid arrival and meteoric popularity of social media has led many school boards to position themselves on their use. Some, like ...

Entrepreneurship at school: a springboard for students 'self-confidence and teachers' professional motivation

QUEBEC, March 30, 2011 / CNW Telbec / - The Quebec Entrepreneurship Contest is proud to release today the full report on the analysis of the spinoffs and success factors of entrepreneurial projects carried out in elementary and secondary schools in Quebec located in underprivileged areas1, as part of the Valoris project. More than 800 young people and 50 teachers, from five regions of Quebec (Capitale-Nationale, Chaudière-Appalaches, Estrie, Mauricie and Montreal), took part in this process during the 2009-2010 school year.

The Internet in the Lives of Young People: Guide for Critical Researchers

Researchers at the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi are currently interested in the exercise of critical thinking when browsing the Internet. As part of their research, they explored the critical skills of future teachers. We offer you a file related to their research.

Laptops to counter stall at CS Eastern Townships

In 2003, the Eastern Townships School Board made a bet to improve the success of its students through technology. Eight years and 5,600 laptops later, the initiative has paid off.

Parents' level of education: a key determinant of participation in higher education

News Release - Across Canada, the fact that no one in the family has a college or university education is a considerably greater barrier to participation in higher education than family income. In fact, according to two new studies commissioned by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO), a single year of parental education has a more positive effect on a son or daughter's likelihood of attending post-secondary school. that 50,000 $ more family income.

The trainees tell you: a new web series from ACELF

The Canadian Association for French Language Education (ACELF) launched a brand new web series on January 18 called Les stagiaires vous direent. The series will make it possible to follow, day after day, the experience of participants in the summer 2010 courses. It includes 10 short episodes which will be put online every Tuesday and Thursday, between January 18 and February 17.

Inventive genius challenge and Apprentice genius challenge: a project for the return of the holidays

The educational tools allowing elementary and secondary school teachers to use the Apprentice Engineering Challenge (DAG) or Inventive Engineering Challenge (DGI) as a classroom learning situation are available on the website of the Scientific Leisure Development Council (CDLS). ). By starting the project now, teachers have plenty of time to complete the project in their class.

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