http://www.graphite.org Launched by Common Sense Media, the nonprofit known by parents, teachers and librarians for its high quality, nonpartisan reviews and its popular Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum, Graphite promises to be the go-to platform for helping teachers make sense of an exponentially evolving number of digital learning tools. The site is not only free, it’s also ad-free. Now […]


Capsules vidéo pour les écoles primaires

Posted by admin on May 21, 2013 in Video, Web Resources, Website |

More MELS videos on teaching practices. Both Lisa Mosher and I have checked and they are not available in English. Sorry.   Bonjour, Dans le cadre de ses activités visant à promouvoir les connaissances issues de la recherche en éducation auprès du milieu scolaire, la Direction de la recherche et de l’évaluation du MELS vient […]


Student Lead Training

Posted by admin on April 24, 2013 in Newsworthy, Web Resources |

Hi all, Some students have created a site – a student led wiki / MOOC http://studenthacked.wikispaces.com/ They want to encourage students to share videos in which they teach something as well as encourage students to suggest ideas for what they want to learn. It would be great if there were some students who would like […]


Web Resources

Posted by admin on April 14, 2013 in Course Subjects, Web Resources, Website |

  Hi Everyone, Here is a website that offers some interesting educational materials & activities for students. Check it out. Thanks to Lavergne Fequet   www.gg.ca/eduzone  


Prezi Competition

Posted by admin on February 7, 2013 in Software, Web Resources, Website |

For those of you who I have shown Prezi to or just use it regularly, they are hosting a competition right now, you could win a lifetime license to their pro version. http://promoshq.wildfireapp.com/website/6/contests/312640 Good luck.


Turning Blogs into Ebooks

Posted by admin on January 15, 2013 in Course Subjects, English, French, Uncategorized, Web Resources |

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


Math IPad Apps

Posted by admin on January 14, 2013 in Apple, IPad/IPod, Math, Web Resources |

Ann Guilbeault, the ESSB Math/Science Consultant has started a wikispaces and listed some exciting Math Apps for the IPad. Below is her message and link……   Hello everyone Below is the link to a page that details all the free elementary math apps that I’ve found, tested, and judged to be worthwhile.  If you have […]


Prezi Presentations

Posted by admin on December 5, 2012 in Web Resources, Website |

Prezi: Prezi is a new way of doing a presentation. Much more visual than a powerpoint, with the great feature of zooming in and around from frame to frame, it is exciting to watch. While it has some limitations, it is worth taking the 15 or so minutes to learn it and about teh same […]


More on Flipped Classroom

Posted by admin on December 5, 2012 in Flipped Classroom |

This message just came from one of my RECIT colleagues, I hope it helps, as this is a concept that I truly believe can have a huge impact on many of students and make teaching much more rewarding……. I also want to remind everyone there is a webinar this coming Monday (10th Dec., 2012) from […]


Flipped Classroom

The Flipped Classroom is an exciting relatively new concept more and more teachers are discovering. While probably best with Secondary students, it can work for other levels as well. The concept is that students would sit through the lecture portion of their studies through some form of technology, e.g.: online videos, power points, etc. and […]

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