What if we sought to better understand what is "missing" in distance education in order to try to recreate it? A group of students from York University in Toronto identified seven things they miss most about face-to-face classes. We present them to you with some possible solutions.
Since 2009, the provincial government has recognized the importance of close collaboration between the school, parents and the community in order to promote optimal child development. Grandparents are more and more integrated into this scenario.
A few weeks ago, our team conducted a survey with parents to find out their concerns about distance learning, with the aim of preparing a new special issue of the magazine, for families. Some respondents took the time to write a few words of encouragement. Here are a few!
Parents' meetings take many forms depending on the school, level and subjects. This is particularly true this year, when many will be done virtually, by phone, or two meters away. Here is a teacher's advice to make these meetings as effective and friendly as possible.
The relationship between a student and his teacher is a key factor in academic success, especially among the youngest. However, the quality of this varies according to the sex, the economic situation and the behavior of the children. This is what emerges from analyzes of data from the longitudinal study of the development of children in Quebec carried out by researchers from the University of Montreal and the Institut de la statistique du Québec.