social networks

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”.

Youth and Social Media: Beyond Prejudice

Jérôme Desjarlais-Lessard and Annie Turbide from the Service national du RÉCIT, in the field of personal development, offer a host of activities to address social media and its issues in the classroom. The themes are numerous: from private life to body image, including political engagement.

6 classroom activities inspired by social networks

The use of social networks is rarely done at school ... However, it is possible to capture the attention of students by offering them activities that are similar. Here are 6 inspiring ideas, along with downloadable models or interactive simulators.

The strength of collaborative projects: when 1 + 1 = 3

We met Annie-Claude Laniel and Karine Godin-Tremblay, elementary school teachers, who talk to us about collaborative projects accessible in the context of REFER.

Trolling the trolls: to create a new way of being together

We met director Hugo Latulippe and host Pénélope McQuade who were presenting a lunchtime conference at Cégep de Limoilou following the making of the documentary Troller les trolls.

The Millennium: an educational playground

We met Karine Godin-Tremblay, 1st year teacher at École au Millénaire, who presents the impact of the collaborative projects that she has been carrying out with her students for several years.

To be or not to be an influencer teacher?

Gabriel Dumouchel believes that the phenomenon of teacher influencers can have very positive impacts on the promotion of the profession. Feedback on his conference at the Digital Education Summit.

Marydotcom, the YouTuber who shares her life as a teacher

We met Marie-Florence Legault, elementary school teacher and YouTuber (marydotcom) who opens the door to her class on the Web to share moments from her teaching life.

Spotted: from crisis management by schools to empowering students

In recent years, the Spotted Facebook pages of some Quebec schools have often been a breeding ground for cyberbullying. But what about at the start of the new school year?

5 reasons why teachers should create an RPA

A what? A “personal learning network” (RPA). It is the modern and efficient way to maximize professional development and keep up to date on trends in education.