(Finland) Meeting with Marjaana Kangas, playful learning specialist

During his recent educational expedition to Finland, our collaborator Marc-André Girard spoke with Professor Marjaana Kangas, from the University of Lapland, who studies the mechanisms of playful learning. Listen to the interview as a podcast or read its report here!

Neuroscience applied to learning sequences

Here is a summary of the 7 neuroeducational principles that are at the heart of a book written by Steve Masson, Activate your neurons to better learn and teach. Enough to help your students in their learning!

Testimonial: Digital technology to adopt a posture aimed at universal pedagogy

Véronique Chouinard, BÉPEP student at Université Laval, presents a reflection on how teachers can take advantage of the accessibility of digital tools and use them effectively as a means of learning?

Feedback and correction via Google Classroom: no more notebook collection! (Replay)

Discover a tool that allows you to review your way of evaluating. Using Google Classroom for planning and communicating with students is the basics. But this platform contains several features to provide quick feedback and correct discounts with computer, iPad and stylus.

Flipgrid as an efficient working tool (Replay)

Discover the power of Flipgrid as a feedback tool in all subjects. With video, audio, commentary transmission options and the ability to set reusable goals, Flipgrid is popular when it comes to feedback. Through this workshop, see all the potential available to make your feedback effective! (Basic knowledge of Flipgrid recommended)

Formative for teaching, collaborating and learning (Rediffusion)

Evaluate and provide feedback effectively with a user-friendly platform tailored to your needs. No matter what subject you teach, you will find in Formative a tool that allows you to save time and energy, a sense of competence and accomplishment in the feedback offered and a platform that allows you to combine synchronous and asynchronous classroom teaching.

Objectification: naming and identifying learning to better classify it in memory (Part 2)

Emotional memory and procedural memory are often called upon in the creation of memories. Here is a way to get around this automatism and instead stimulate semantic memory.

Discussing Sexuality from Infancy to Adolescence: Resources, Tips and Pitfalls to Avoid

Our collaborator discussed sexuality education with Amélie Bleau, sexologist and general manager of Sexplica. Here are his tips and some pitfalls to avoid.

Memory and memory formation: when emotions and procedures take over (Part 1)

Memory is not infallible and sometimes it does not record the information that one would like. Discover the role of emotional and procedural memories in information retention.

Making Progress Visible: The Key to Success (Replay)

Learn how to engage your students by tracking their progress. Both academically and personally, visualizing learning allows you to know where you come from and where you are going. Several applications and several strategies can help you get there! Many of the strategies presented come from the facilitator's experience with ASD students, but will inspire you for all clienteles.