Like it or not, distance education will continue to be a part of the reality of many schools for months to come, whether through a widespread distance switch announcement or the closure of targeted classes. We have therefore decided to group together here a selection of our articles related to online education.
For more resources, see also part 2.
Issues of the École branchée magazine for teachers, always available and relevant:
- In class and at a distance - The necessary adaptations of teaching and assessment - Spring 2021 (V23N3)
What students, youth and school staff think
- A podcast in which young people express what they like and dislike about distance education
Julie Belisle, teacher, and Sylvie Perron, educational advisor at Le Sommet school (First Seigneuries School Services Center) recently posted a podcast that gives young people a voice. Beyond the project itself, it is the content of the sound recording that commands attention.
- What will remain of e-learning?
Pupils and students had the opportunity to comment on their online learning experience over the past year during a panel discussion recently presented by REFAD. Among the panelists, future teachers testified to certain learnings that will guide their approach to their careers.
- The necessary benevolence of the school environment towards our teenagers
Adolescents are not having it easy during this pandemic period. What if benevolence in educational practices could help them get through it all more easily?
- The Keys to Education in the Context of a Pandemic, Across Canada: Sharing, Collaboration and Caring
Actors in French-speaking schools in Canada explain how their work experience has changed since the start of the pandemic.
Resources to maintain the link with the family
- Well-being, a lever for learning… even at a distance!
A special issue of the École branchée magazine available for everyone to download free of charge.
- Co-educate is when school and family communicate two-way
As online teaching and learning continues for longer than expected, it is important to remember the importance of knowing how to communicate your observations in order to make the necessary adjustments for student well-being and success.
- 8 tips for parents
The École branchée offers some tips to help parents deal with distance education with a little more peace of mind.
Resources for primary education
How to make the online class motivating, to keep the attention of the youngest students and to make learning more active and engaging?
- Catherine Lapointe, 2nd year teacher, presents her experience.
- Myra Auvergnat-Ringuette, 4th year teacher, presents her experience.
Resources for more active pedagogy
- How to choose an interactive questionnaire to boost your teaching
How do you choose an interactive quiz-type application that really meets your initial needs and your educational intent? How to navigate among the many applications available? Follow the guide!
- Distance learning: between change and continuity
Steve Quirion and Danny Legault, advisers at the RÉCIT national service, social universe domain (RÉCITus), share observations, practical tools and avenues for reflection in connection with distance education after one year of a pandemic. These can easily be transposed into other disciplines.
- 5 things to consider to boost your work plan
The pursuit of online teaching and learning requires adaptations. How and what to adapt in his work plan to keep his teaching effective while keeping the motivation of the students?
- A tool that allows students to express themselves orally
Whether it is to keep diverse traces of student learning or to assess oral communication differently, more and more teachers are discovering the Flipgrid application. Jean-Sébastien Reid, Deputy Director General at Idée Éducation Entrepreneuriale, had the opportunity to present it during the IDÉE 2021 Congress.
- Concrete ideas to better take advantage of the sub-rooms (breakout rooms) in virtual classroom
How to advantageously use subgroups (breakout rooms) in distance education? Here are some examples of winning uses of these famous sub-rooms.
Resources that promote feedback
- Two applications to "circulate" in the virtual work of students and provide feedback
In distance education, it is difficult to observe students in real time when they are doing homework. The Classkick and Formative resources represent an interesting option for promoting remote feedback.
Resources for using the Teams platform
- FADIO offers video clips to help you use the Teams platform. They have been developed to explain certain features in a quick and easy way.
- The national service of RÉCIT in preschool education offers a series of resources for teachers, parents and students who use the Teams platform. Useful regardless of your level of education.
For more resources, see part 2.