Some ethical issues arise when it comes to assessment using digital tools in education. The topic recently made headlines when students were allowed to use the Usito dictionary on the Secondary 5 writing exam. "What if we started by deconstructing the concept of assessment?" is the question a group of researchers is asking. They recently discussed it at the Acfas conference.
Annie Guay, teacher and pedagogical leader at L'Accueil de Scott, continues her reflection on the keys to success when a school team decides to change its approaches in order to give more value to student learning.
A delicate subject par excellence in the field of education, the delivery of the report card sometimes represents a communication challenge between teachers and parents, and even between parents and their children. Here are some things to consider.
For a second consecutive year, the Ministry of Education announced that there would be only two bulletins. What's more, the delivery of the first newsletter has just been moved due to the health context. The situation leads many education stakeholders to perceive evaluation differently.
Reviewing the ways of evaluating is at the heart of many questions in the teaching profession. With the help of this workshop, see how to assess without taking exams. This allows more flexibility and motivates students' creativity. In addition, this results in a considerable reduction in the correction.
Learn how to follow your students in a self-employed setting, using formative assessment and online and live feedback. See also how to help your students to appropriate the quality criteria as well as to carry out a self-assessment of the portfolio.
Learn better by doing better ... and not more. This is what the 7 neuroeducational principles of Steve Masson propose. In this dossier, our collaborator Marie-Andrée Croteau presents each of the principles in order to guide teachers in their practice. It is not a question of adding steps to learning, but of adjusting them in order to optimize them to have an influence on the quality of student learning.
The École branchée took advantage of the summer to discuss with the director of CADRE21, Sébastien Stasse. The organization dedicated to the professional development of French-speaking school personnel will have several new features to offer in the coming months.