Although the practical aspect of science and technology to generate learning and arouse curiosity is recognized, it has been undermined with the pandemic. In this text, Geneviève Allaire-Duquette presents certain benchmarks to guide teachers so that they can allow students to continue their practical learning even outside a laboratory.
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.
Reviewing the ways of evaluating is at the heart of many questions in the teaching profession. With the help of this workshop, see how to assess without taking exams. This allows more flexibility and motivates students' creativity. In addition, this results in a considerable reduction in the correction.
Although the educational potential may seem promising, there are challenges and issues related to the use of mobile devices in the classroom, particularly with regard to inappropriate use by students. Michelle Deschênes and Séverine Parent discuss the issue in this article.
A wind of change is blowing through the teaching and evaluation practices of secondary mathematics teachers at the Center de services scolaire de Montréal (CSSDM). Indeed, the constraints linked to the pandemic and the obligation to teach at a distance have given rise to questions and reflections on several subjects, and more specifically on evaluation.
Julie Belisle, teacher, and Sylvie Perron, educational advisor at École Le Sommet (First Seigneuries School Service Center) recently posted a podcast. Beyond the project itself, it is the content of the sound recording that commands attention.