Introducing LEARN Quebec’s “How to” site. It may not be officially launched yet but you can have a sneak-peak http://www.learnquebec.ca/en/content/howtos Always check the RECIT ESSB Pinterest page for new resources and promote it to ESSB Community. New POP and ERC resources have been added. Stay tuned for DEEN/LCEEQ History resources, Google Summit gems, and [...]
“What’s Being Sold: Helping Kids Make Sense of Marketing Messages” Mark your calendars…November 4th to 8th 2013! Please encourage educators and parents to talk to children and teens about the marketing they encounter on a daily basis. To be media literate, young people need to develop knowledge, values and a range of critical thinking, communication [...]
Lester B Pearson School Board invites all educators for the first annual Google in Education Montreal Summit produced by EdTech Team, to be held at the Lakeside Academy on December 7th & 8th, 2013. This high intensity two day event focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to [...]
Harnessing the Power of Social Media: Moving Forward with Digital Citizenship Date: Sept 17, 2013 Time: 8 to 9 p.m. Target Audience: Pre-school, Elementary, Secondary Teachers & Administrators Presenter: Tanya Avrith Description: Being a connected learner is critical as a way for both educators and students to create authentic opportunities for collaboration and publication. However, [...]
Hi all, LEARN has announced a new Animation Contest for Elementary and Secondary classes. For details check out the link: LEARN Animation Contest Good luck!
Hi all, Here is a cool site that came to me from our RECIT French Colleagues. It allows you to download your blog into a eBook. For our regular bloggers or for class projects, its a cool idea. https://ebookglue.com
Wishing everyone a joyous holiday season and a wonderful, well deserved short escape from the daily pressures of our jobs. Brett
I know of a few colleagues who have asked me about eReaders, both for personal use and for the classroom. For a comparison, this site has a good breakdown of what each of the major eReaders has as features, and while I might not agree with their final verdicts on performance, it is a nice [...]