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January 17, 2018 – 11:02 am | 49 views

This is a guest post by music educator Louise Campbell.
Memory is trained less and less in our everyday lives, with major impacts on students’ ability to understand and master subject matter. Assuming there are basics …

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Effective Science Teaching: A Tale of Two Teachers

March 9, 2016 – 3:19 pm | 7 Comments | 1,579 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. …

La ludification d’une classe de FLS

September 24, 2014 – 11:56 am | Comments Off on La ludification d’une classe de FLS1,997 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 …

Portrait d’un enseignant : Une entrevue avec Jean-Pierre Dubois

September 10, 2014 – 10:08 am | Comments Off on Portrait d’un enseignant : Une entrevue avec Jean-Pierre Dubois2,108 views

Nom : Jean-Pierre Dubois
Commission scolaire : Western Québec
Niveaux : secondaire 1 à 5
Matière : FLS
Années d’expérience : 25
Cette année, je me suis lancé le défi d’écrire mon premier billet pour le blogue en français. Je tiens à vous dire que …

All Fun and Games: Gamifying a Language Classroom

April 10, 2014 – 12:03 pm | Comments Off on All Fun and Games: Gamifying a Language Classroom4,339 views

In February, I attended a session at the LCEEQ conference given by Avi Spector on Gamification. I was skeptical, as gamification is getting a lot of press from corporate training and marketing folks, and we …

Teacher Profile: Jody Meacher

February 19, 2014 – 9:15 am | Comments Off on Teacher Profile: Jody Meacher1,480 views

Name: Jody Meacher
School and Board: Parkview Elementary, Eastern Townships School Board
Subject: all – Level 1, Cycle 2 Elementary
I met Jody over the years, probably first some years ago when I was doing some training for …

Teacher Profile: An interview with Cycle 1 teacher Mary Ellen Lynch

January 15, 2014 – 9:44 am | Comments Off on Teacher Profile: An interview with Cycle 1 teacher Mary Ellen Lynch3,182 views

Name: Mary Ellen Lynch
School and Board: St-Johns School Riverside SB
Level: Cycle 1
Subject: General (All)
Experience: 30 (15 yrs USA, 15 years QC)
 
 
I met Mary Ellen a few years ago in the context of an Action Research …

Getting Creative With Practical Science Assessments

November 26, 2012 – 10:28 am | One Comment | 1,805 views

Hand-ons labs or inquiry-based activities are the most engaging ways to learn about science. The Quebec Education Program guides us that the main steps involved in developing practical skills are: defining a problem, developing a …

A Mentoring Model for Professional Development

November 15, 2012 – 3:04 pm | 2 Comments | 1,735 views
Beakers

I’ve always been interested in the way professionals learn (or fail to learn) in practice. As far back as 1998, when I worked with the South Shore School Board (yes, before the linguistic school boards!) …

Teacher Profiles: An Interview with Julie Greto

September 19, 2012 – 10:16 am | Comments Off on Teacher Profiles: An Interview with Julie Greto2,512 views

This year, we will be featuring on our blog talented and committed educators from our community. I hope that the personal paths and ways of doing of individual teachers inspire you as they do me. …

Memories From the Field: Looking back on a teacher’s experience

April 3, 2012 – 11:27 am | One Comment | 2,012 views

by Melanie Stonebanks

Knowledge emerges only through invention and re-invention, through the restless, impatient continuing, hopeful inquiry (we) pursue in the world, with the world, and with each other. – Paulo Freire

In the fall of 1992 a …