Please note that there is an early deadline for the Quebec Roots ELA project for 2013-2014 First week of September! http://www.metropolisbleu.org/quebecroots/ There are only a few places so please act quickly!
A blog arguing the merits of coding for Mathematics Classrooms http://www.edutopia.org/blog/programming-simulation-real-tech-skills-manan-shah?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=enews%20071013%20B&utm_content=&spMailingID=6511387&spUserID=Mjg4MjA3MjM2MzIS1&spJobID=77683983&spReportId=Nzc2ODM5ODMS1
A blog by an Art teacher reflecting on the impact Technology is making and the future of the Art world. http://www.edutopia.org/blog/computers-fabrication-revolutionizing-art-world-mary-beth-hertz?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=enews%20071013%20B&utm_content=&spMailingID=6511387&spUserID=Mjg4MjA3MjM2MzIS1&spJobID=77683983&spReportId=Nzc2ODM5ODMS1
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 [...]
Playing With Poetry was a web event hosted by LEARN, with Melanie Stonebanks, where numerous methods to bring playful poetry into the English Language Arts curriculum. Geared for the Elementary classroom, this session encouraged and exposed the power and passion that poetry possesses. Below is the link to the Playing with Poetry web event archive. The archive page includes some inspiring resources, as [...]
Teaching the Science & Technology curriculum is demanding. . . The programs are jammed with content and yet teachers are expected to teach with a problem solving/project based style using ‘L.E.S.’ activities – an approach that generally requires a removal of some content for this approach to work. In addition there are two paths (general [...]
A message from MELS: (These video clips are excellent but still not available in English). 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 de rendre disponibles sur le site Web du [...]
Hello Everyone, In case you have Ipads being used by students in your school, please find below, a list of iPad App’s that your Social Science teachers may find useful for their classes and students. Thanks again to Lavergne Fequet and the Deen Social Science Sub-Committee. Secondary Social Sciences Free iPad Apps