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5 tips for creating your educational YouTube channel

With distance education, more and more teachers are producing video clips. Have you thought about using YouTube to stream them? Here are 5 tips to do it effectively!

LearningApps: the creation of interactive activities and mini-games for everyone

It can become boring for the pupils to multiply the exercises in order to deepen certain knowledge. The LearningApps platform offers an opportunity for teachers to make practice more enjoyable by allowing them to create or reuse interactive and varied exercises. Here are its main features.

Interactive slides with the Pear Deck app

As a teacher, we like to vary the activities offered to students (quiz, identification, classification, short answer, process, etc.). With digital, in class or remotely, it's child's play! Ghislain Mireault, Secondary 5 teacher in the social world at Académie Lafontaine, introduces us to the Pear Deck tool, which makes Google Slides and PowerPoint slideshows interactive, in addition to offering interesting monitoring and feedback options.

Flexibility is not just a tulip chair

Not so long ago, when I was told about a “flexible classroom,” I imagined a classroom filled with balloons, high tables and tulip chairs. I imagined a class where the student could choose his seat. It ended there.

A CréaCamp is good, but four is better!

The CréaCamp formula allows me to seek continuing training in a specific way and to take a step back and then come back to the classroom energized, inspired and even more competent.

"Before crinkling the academic, we must crinate the human being"

During the last CréaCamp, the workshop in which I participated allowed me to develop a more current and adapted vision of evaluation, which must be at the service of learning and not the other way around.

Am I a creative person?

The creative laboratories that I set up in my classroom are special moments for my students where collaboration and creativity are valued. So I asked myself the question: am I a creative person?

The school of nature, to cultivate the natural curiosity of our students

On August 16, the CréaCamp Ottawa was held in an original place to say the least: a sugar shack! About thirty education professionals gathered at the Muséoparc de Vanier to explore, discover, reflect on and develop new educational approaches.

Testimonial from a CréaCampeur VIP

November 1, 2018, I participated in my first CréaCamp of the École branchée. Tuesday April 30, 2019, I board a second time in my car, accompanied by a colleague this time. At 9 a.m., the starting shot was given. I am crowned "CréaCampeur VIP" and given a gift card. I am so moved by this thought.

I sketchnote, you sketchnotes… you sketchnoterez!

What I like most about the CréaCamp training offered by the École branchée is the tolerance that I have to develop in the face of my educational discomfort. What a privilege to give yourself time for creation! This is what I experienced, once again, during Marie-Andrée Ouimet d'EscouadeÉDU's workshop on the sketchnote.