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June 5, 2018 – 9:03 pm | One Comment | 384 views

This year, I had the opportunity to work directly and almost daily with the online teaching team at LEARN. My job: to facilitate and guide (heaven help them!) the design, development and delivery of our …

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Canadian Parents for French: Fier du bilinguisme canadien

November 25, 2014 – 10:53 am | One Comment | 3,342 views

Collaboration spéciale de Marla Williams, Coordonnatrice CPF-Québec.

Question de la rédaction: What impact has bilingualism had on your life? Share your stories here or on Twitter @learnquebec
Canadian Parents for French (CPF) est le réseau national de bénévoles …

Authentic experience: Students writing for real audiences

November 11, 2014 – 11:48 am | 4 Comments | 2,576 views

I was a first year teacher writing on the chalkboard, simultaneously trying to keep an eye on a room of rowdy secondary 2 students.  Suddenly, I heard the words that always  make me shudder.  “Sir, …

La ludification d’une classe de FLS

September 24, 2014 – 11:56 am | Comments Off on La ludification d’une classe de FLS2,169 views

L’autre jour, j’écoutais un baladoweb de la série Freakonomics au sujet de la motivation, plus précisément, au sujet de comment éduquer les gens à faire des bons choix en terme de santé et d’obéissance aux …

Conjuguer est bien plus qu’un art ! 2e partie

June 10, 2014 – 10:42 am | Comments Off on Conjuguer est bien plus qu’un art ! 2e partie3,080 views

Collaboration spéciale de Nicole Brunet, enseignante et formatrice en didactique de la grammaire.
Conjuguer est bien plus qu’un art ! 1re partie

L’enseignement de la conjugaison remis en question
Ici et dans d’autres sociétés francophones, depuis déjà longtemps, des …

Conjuguer est bien plus qu’un art !

May 27, 2014 – 11:37 am | Comments Off on Conjuguer est bien plus qu’un art !2,092 views

Collaboration spéciale de Nicole Brunet, enseignante et formatrice en didactique de la grammaire.

Lors du congrès de l’AQEFLS en avril dernier, j’ai assisté à l’atelier Exit le Béscherelle ou conjuguer n’est pas un art. J’ai été enthousiasmée …

Geolocalize it: The global context of everything

March 26, 2014 – 9:25 am | Comments Off on Geolocalize it: The global context of everything3,632 views

The idea for this blog post came to me after I presented a short webinar on the mapping and drawing application Cartograf last week (Archive available here).   Previously I had published a post about …

iPadding… upstream! How do you manage it?

November 19, 2013 – 3:47 pm | Comments Off on iPadding… upstream! How do you manage it?2,601 views

Ambitious, or is this boat just overloaded?  Recently I dared to venture away from my consultant’s desk and enter the classroom again, to help a teacher, my good friend Mr. Matt Russell, with an ambitious …

iPad en classe de FLS : mission possible !

November 11, 2013 – 12:12 pm | Comments Off on iPad en classe de FLS : mission possible !3,693 views

Cette année, j’ai décidé d’intégrer les iPad dans mon cours de FLS. Dans cet article, je veux vous faire part de ma démarche, de mes questionnements, de ma planification de leçons, du travail des élèves …

3 a.m. blogging, and why social sciences (/school) should be social, and public!

May 8, 2013 – 7:49 pm | 5 Comments | 2,980 views

First I will partially explain the title, as NOT being because my new baby boy woke me up earlier at 2 a.m.  It’s about what kept ringing in my head afterwards, and the fact that …

The Power of Poetry

April 30, 2013 – 10:39 am | 3 Comments | 5,095 views

Crowded Tub
There are too many kids in this tub.
There are too many elbows to scrub.
I just washed a behind that I’m sure wasn’t mine.
There are too many kids in this tub.
– Shel Silverstein
© Shel Silverstein, …