(Alert) robotics and programming

Report on the first edition of the Programming Club at the Montreal School Service Centre

In 2021-2022, the CSSDM's Programming Club reached more than 50 classes, or more than 1,000 students from preschool to high school, who connected with facilitators and pedagogical advisors on Friday afternoons to learn to program. A look back at this first edition.

Computer programming: A support program for teachers

Some 640 teachers from 250 schools across Quebec will participate in the Projet particulier d'accompagnement (PPA) for the pedagogical use of computer programming as part of a program set up by the Quebec Ministry of Education. This program will allow more than 12,000 students to be introduced to programming.

A friendly programming and robotics competition

Since 2018, the educational services of the Center de services scolaire de la Capitale have offered teachers a computer programming contest that targets the deployment of a digital culture in its establishments. It's time to register for the 2022 edition.

Robotics: Drawing inspiration from the Perseverance rover to stimulate creativity and engagement

Mars is installed in a classroom. Students bustle around their reproduction of the now famous Perseverance robot. They have to find the right combination of wheels to be able to complete the mission. This is the kind of activity that Sébastien Bergeron brings to elementary students from the Center de services scolaire des Bois-Francs (CSSBF).

The seigneurial regime in the digital age

Last fall, Sophy James, a Secondary 3 teacher in Quebec and Canadian history at La Seigneurie school in Quebec City, decided to experiment with a new project with her students. This is how a lordship came to life in the playful world of Minecraft.

The creative laboratory at school: beyond the equipment

The expression “creative laboratory” is probably familiar to you, but can you describe what it is? In this file, we offer you an overview of the world of creative laboratories in schools. What exactly is it, why, and how do you provide your school or classroom with such a creative and collaborative environment? 

Tips for teachers who want to experiment with Minecraft Education

Martin Pelletier, Grade 3 and 4 teacher at École Le Sommet in Moncton, New Brunswick, uses the Minecraft Education app extensively with his students. He shares some tips for teachers who want to explore it with their students.

From the creative laboratory to sustainable development

With a creative laboratory, it is possible for teachers to bring their young people to reflect on the objectives of sustainable development. We spoke with two New Brunswick teachers who offer very concrete projects in this direction to their students.

Support for the deployment of creative laboratories in schools in the Maritimes and collaboration with Quebec

Since the mid-2010s, elementary and secondary school teachers in the Maritime provinces have been able to count on Brilliant Labs / Labos Créatives to support them in their creative projects with their students. We recently had the opportunity to speak with Natacha Vautour, coordinator of Francophone projects for the organization.

Creative laboratories in Quebec schools: inventory and questions

Although the deployment of creative laboratories was started in Quebec schools before the pandemic and several advantages have been identified for the development of skills among students, the authors of a recent report raise some questions about the future of the deployment of these workshops. Manufacturing.