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Défi OSEntreprendre application deadline March 14

The completed electronic registration for this year’s Québec Entrepreneurship Challenge, “Défi OSEntreprendre,” must be officially submitted no later than 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The Défi OSEntreprendre 2017 site is up and running with a new fresh look. All the necessary resources are located under the first link in the menu: “Registration Student […]

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EMSB Urban Beekeeping: Schools Collect their Honey!

September held a unique surprise for students returning to seven schools of the English Montreal School Board (EMSB). Travis Hall, Career Development Consultant at EMSB, reports that after installation and a successful series of workshops last year, the beehives set up in the spring were now stacked high with boxes filled with frames of honey.

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Perseverance pays off for GrEau at Mecatina School

Congratulations to the Mecatina School students, teachers, and the village of La Tabatière in the Littoral School Board for persevering with their goal to win the OSEntreprendre contest. The student project, GrEau, which is a hydroponic green vegetable growing operation, was a 2016 grand prize winner in OSEntreprendre.

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Increase Student Engagement through Tinkering, Making, Building

LEARN’s hands-on Open Creative Spaces workshops introduce educators to fun resources that bring creativity into the classroom. Makerspaces, ArtHives, Genius Hours, and Passion Projects are some of the current models available that are engaging and fun to introduce in any discipline.

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Neurodiversity and Self-knowledge

The forthcoming GOAL “academic and career guidance content” (ACGC) breaks down “Self-knowledge” into three aspects: Personal, Social and Educational. Dr. Thomas Armstrong provided much food for thought for helping students develop their self-knowledge in his presentation during the recent LEECQ conference: “Embracing Diversity, Supporting Equity.” Dr. Armstrong’s defines neurodiversity as: “An idea which asserts that […]

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