FESTIVAL DU LIVRE – ESSB Bookfest 2014 – Activities

Where the activity will be held Activity description NCHS- All classes A story will be born on Monday the 7th in the Pre-kindergarten room and be passed from class to class all week for everyone to build the plot. The book will have visited every room in every grade level by Friday. The masterpiece of [...]


Learning Toolkit (LTK), ePearl Video Resources for Teachers!

Posted by admin on August 29, 2013 in Arts, Course Subjects, English, French, Geography, How-to, LTK, Math, Science, Social Sciences, Video

Links on this page will provide a brief video clip about the topic indicated. Overview of the ePearl concept http://grover.concordia.ca/epearl/promo/en/videos/promo_video.php Virtual Tour of the ePearl environment: http://grover.concordia.ca/epearl/tutorial/index.php How to Login: http://grover.concordia.ca/epearl/tutorial/login.php   Level 1 (Grades 1 & 2): http://grover.concordia.ca/epearl/tutorial/level1.php Introduction (3:03) General Goals (1:30) Readings (4:17) How to Create a New Reading Feedback from Peer [...]


Coding for Math Classes

Posted by admin on July 10, 2013 in Math

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


TED – Math Needs A Makeover

Posted by admin on February 3, 2013 in Math

An interesting TED Talks video presented by Dan Meyer, discussing how Math teachers need to examine how we ask teach problem solving. I especially like his 5 points at the end….. (Thanks Ray for the FB link)   http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_meyer_math_curriculum_makeover.html  


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 [...]


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 [...]


LEARN announces Success Checker

Posted by admin on May 13, 2011 in LEARN, Math, Quebec Content, Science

LEARN has recently released Success Check, a new resource for Quebec anglophone students and teachers that will allow them to access tests and personalized study guides for the following courses: Math Cycle 2, Year 1 Math Cycle 2, Year 2   Science option (effective May 20, 2011) Science and Technology Cycle 2, Year 2 Science and [...]

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Canada Data Map: a Resource for Math and Geography Teachers

Posted by admin on January 13, 2011 in Course Subjects, Geography, Math, Web Resources

Since the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is an American organization, I was surprised to discover that it had this great Canadian-content resource: an interactive Canada Data Map (one of many resources for teaching math on its Illuminations website). The web application presents the user with a variety of data to choose from: [...]

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