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La rétroaction corrective à l’oral

October 18, 2016 – 9:36 am | 2 Comments | 1,242 views

La rétroaction corrective à l’oral Qu’est-ce que c’est ?
La rétroaction corrective de la communication orale est une stratégie d’enseignement utilisée en salle de classe dans le but d’améliorer les compétences et les habiletés linguistiques des élèves. …

Rapping Across the Curriculum

September 8, 2016 – 2:20 pm | One Comment | 1,757 views

The following is a guest post by Dan Parker. 
Dan Parker holds an M.A. in Education and a B. Ed. in High School History and French Second Language. He taught in Quebec for three years and …

Types de textes, genres de textes, séquences textuelles, discours, mode… J’en perds mon latin !

May 11, 2016 – 11:40 am | Comments Off on Types de textes, genres de textes, séquences textuelles, discours, mode… J’en perds mon latin !2,986 views

J’enseigne le FLS au niveau secondaire et je voulais savoir à quel niveau je devais enseigner le texte explicatif. Or, après avoir regardé à la loupe le Programme de formation de l’école québécoise (PFÉQ) et …

Interagir, c’est beaucoup plus que parler!

April 20, 2016 – 10:31 am | Comments Off on Interagir, c’est beaucoup plus que parler!1,031 views

Collaboration spéciale de Jean Provençal, conseiller pédagogique à la commission scolaire Eastern Townships. Jean a enseigné le français, langue seconde au secondaire pendant plus de 20 ans et a aussi contribué à la rédaction du programme de français langue …

Beyond the Textbook: One woman’s STEAM journey

March 30, 2016 – 9:19 am | Comments Off on Beyond the Textbook: One woman’s STEAM journey1,339 views

Beyond the Textbook series is following up on a recent post about nurturing girls’ interest in STEM careers with an interview with physicist, entrepreneur, programmer and CEO of Moondrop Entertainment, Ana Albir. I met Ana recently at …

Feedback Street: Formative Assessment in History

March 16, 2016 – 9:01 am | Comments Off on Feedback Street: Formative Assessment in History1,631 views

In my previous post,  I’d discussed the flipped classroom and how I’ve structured my classroom.  One of the benefits that I’ve found with the flipped approach, has been the interactions that I’ve been able to …

Effective Science Teaching: A Tale of Two Teachers

March 9, 2016 – 3:19 pm | 7 Comments | 1,574 views

Over many years of teaching science myself and working with science teachers, I have come across many great teachers who guided their students to be successful learners and often inspired them to become scientists themselves. …

Applied Science and Technology – An idea whose time has come

January 26, 2016 – 2:23 pm | 9 Comments | 1,839 views

A few years ago I had the pleasure of observing Secondary 4 (Grade 10) classes in the Montreal area as part of my PhD research into the implementation of a then new and different program …

Beyond the Textbook: Small steps to nurturing girls interest in STEM careers

December 9, 2015 – 10:55 am | Comments Off on Beyond the Textbook: Small steps to nurturing girls interest in STEM careers2,113 views

“Because it’s 2015.” This Justin Trudeau quote went viral when asked why his new cabinet is half women. And yet, women in STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), have been on a steady decline since …

Blue Metropolis: Bringing Professionals into the Classroom

December 4, 2015 – 11:35 am | Comments Off on Blue Metropolis: Bringing Professionals into the Classroom1,320 views

On a warm fall day, I sat down with Lisanne Gamelin, the new Educational and Social program coordinator for Blue Metropolis. I was struck by her enthusiasm for projects that bring professional writers, photographers and …