education

Co-teaching: one is good, but two is better!

Have you ever considered co-teaching as a process bringing together a teacher and a remedial teacher? We offer you a text that presents the benefits of setting up such a duo in three schools, and some bonus tips if you decide to get started.

(France) Teaching with and digital training: two fundamental challenges for the coming decade

While the crisis has had the merit of putting schools back in the spotlight and demonstrating the potential of technological tools, much remains to be done to fully exploit their strengths. It is no longer just a question of allowing distance learning, but above all of promoting more effective learning.

7 recommendations for improving science and technology education in secondary schools

In the UK, the Education Endowment Foundation recently issued a series of recommendations for improving the quality of science and technology education. Here are 7 concrete intervention avenues to apply in the classroom.

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 this period more easily?

The five teachers

A few years ago, I attended a conference by the architect Pierre Thibault who identified four “teachers” constantly at work with the student. For my part, I count five: two types are "human", but there is also the machine, space and time.

Preschool to High School: The 20 Best Psychology Principles for Teaching and Learning

If we had to make a list of the most relevant principles of psychology for teaching and learning, what would it contain? The exercise was carried out by a group of psychologists.

A look back at the Pan-Canadian Summit on the Teaching Profession

On March 29 and 30, the 5th International Summit on the Teaching Profession was held in Banff, Alberta. The day before, March 28, was devoted to the pan-Canadian component and brought together, among others, the members of the Council of Ministers of Education of Canada (CMEC). The Quebec Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Research (MEESR) invited various players from the world of education, including the Federation of Private Educational Institutions (FÉEP).

The professionalization of teaching: a blocked movement

On the occasion of the International Colloquium on Education, held on May 2 and 3 in Montreal, Professor Maurice Tardif reported on the situation regarding the recognition of the status of teachers in Quebec. A gloomy observation, a movement he says blocked, even after more than 30 years of efforts.

What if we allowed the use of smartphones in class?

Many students now have access to a smart phone or a multimedia player that provides quick access to various information. Instead of banning these devices in the classroom, educa.ch, a Swiss institute specializing in ICT issues, instead offers solutions to integrate them.