Students have adapted to online schooling and half of parents want more digital in school

According to the most recent NETendance survey released by the Academy of Digital Transformation, 82 % of Quebec parents whose children have had to stay home because of the pandemic feel that their children have adapted well to school learning done online. Half of the parents also believe that digital technology should play a greater role in their children's school learning.

Increasing student services in speech therapy with digital technology: a reality at the CSS des Patriotes

The pandemic has brought forward new ways of providing services to students in the public school system. Remote speech therapy has proven to be more than conclusive, making it possible not only to provide services but also to improve existing practices. At a time when waiting lists are stretching for school speech therapy, is the key at hand?

Access and use of digital resources in mathematics education

Jocelyn Dagenais, secondary school mathematics teacher and resource person for RÉCIT at the Center de services scolaire des Hautes-Rivières, presents the text he proposed as part of the consensus conference on the use of digital technology in education organized by the CTREQ. “Digital technology is transforming the ways of doing mathematics. However, we still teach the same calculation methods,” he writes.

A day of reflection on the use of digital technology in education

It has been more than 25 years (!) that digital technology has been studied in education, but it is evolving quickly and so are the contexts in which it is studied. This time, the Consensus Conference on the use of digital, organized by the CTREQ, allows experts and practitioners to come together to discuss the issue with the aim of formulating recommendations. We attended the first public session. 

3 activities not to be missed during Digital Youth Month

As part of the Digital Youth Month (MNJ) which runs until March 6, 2022, Printemps Numérique offers several online activities related to the main theme of this edition: "transparency". Here are three not to be missed.

On screens, helping children become informed consumers

Recent work by consumer researchers within the French consortium ALIMNUM provides new information to consider about young online consumers. Researchers are now launching the idea of deploying “a form of digital consumer education”.

3rd edition of Digital Youth Month: Digital, a world of possibilities!

Press release - From February 1 to March 6, the Digital Youth Month (MNJ) takes place. An annual meeting for people under 35 who will be able to discover a multitude of activities and resources online thanks to a new programming platform.

This digital that has a wide back!

In this opinion piece, Patrick Giroux, professor of educational technologies, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Jacques Cool, educational consultant, speaker and trainer, and Stéphane Allaire, professor of educational practices, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, provide three arguments which can be useful in reaction to any position unreservedly condemning the use of digital technology in education.

(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.

Practical advice for learning to disconnect

“With digital, we tend to fill every second of our lives. We must succeed in reducing the sense of digital urgency. Waiting and being bored is important. It's okay to do nothing at all, ”says Laurie Michel. She offers concrete tips for developing healthy digital habits.