Dominic Tremblay, an education consultant who taught for more than ten years in a French-language school in the Toronto area, invites teachers to review their definition of what a “science laboratory” is. “You can do science anywhere,” he says.
In the UK, the Education Endowment Foundation recently issued a series of recommendations for improving the quality of science and technology education. Here are 7 concrete intervention avenues to apply in the classroom.
The RÉCIT MST completes the design of a Secondary IV science course intended to be offered entirely in asynchronous mode. In order to stimulate student engagement, the team focused on the feedback offered in a specific way.
In this delivery of #Édubrèves: resources to help teachers and students end the school year on a high note, a podcast on concentration and a wanted poster for the facilitation of scientific activities.
Find out how to provide lab exercises at home. Using the equipment available at home, clear instructions and appropriate supervision, students with science on the schedule can create awesome and meaningful laboratories for their course.
A disease that has been eradicated for several years, measles, is creating a public health problem in the United States. Indeed, New York City has ordered vaccination against a recent measles outbreak since 700 cases were reported in a matter of weeks. The sharing of wrong facts, fake news and disinformation are said to be at the center of this most recent epidemic. A look at one of WHO's greatest enemies: mistrust of vaccines.
On the occasion of REFER 2019, three teachers presented the online platform Survive On Mars which offers the possibility of creating one's own city on Mars and assigning missions to students so that they develop a variety of knowledge and skills. .
On May 10 and 11, more than 200 organizations related to science and technology will delegate their best scientists, volunteers, enthusiasts, researchers and scientific leaders to meet Quebecers across the province.