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Last spring, I was invited to Laval Senior Academy’s “It’s Complicated”, a vernissage of student visual arts and spoken word performance that blossomed from their partnership with the English Language Arts Network (ELAN) and the …

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A Time and a Place for Elsewhere: The Role of Context in the Social Science classroom

April 29, 2015 – 9:10 am | 4 Comments | 2,436 views

How do you help your students discover local and global contexts in History and Geography classes? Tell us by commenting below, or tweet to @learnquebec
In the Quebec education system the notion of the “elsewhere” society …

Beyond the Textbook: Gamifying Classroom Management

April 22, 2015 – 7:31 am | 4 Comments | 3,370 views

 Would you consider using a gaming model of classroom management even if you yourself are not a gamer and don’t really get gaming? Tweet @learnquebec or reply below.
What if the engagement level of students in …

Skidoo Adventures and Other Tales: A consultant’s travelogue

April 14, 2015 – 9:15 pm | 6 Comments | 2,235 views

What are some of your consultant travel stories? Tweet @learnquebec, or leave a comment below!
The next time that I’m tempted to complain that my commute is too long, my cell phone call was dropped, or the …

Science Fairs: Yea or Nay?

April 7, 2015 – 4:07 pm | 10 Comments | 3,241 views

This post was co-written with Heather McPherson.
What has been your experience with science fairs? Tell us below or tweet @learnquebec.ca
Traditionally winter is science fair season and students here in Quebec and all across North America …

More on Leadership Style: Passing thoughts of a newbie one-year flash-in-the-pan principal

April 1, 2015 – 3:17 pm | Comments Off on More on Leadership Style: Passing thoughts of a newbie one-year flash-in-the-pan principal1,717 views

This post follows this one by new Principal Neil MacIntosh, as he reflects in real time on his first year on the job. What are some of your leadership challenges? Tell us below or tweet @learnquebec
January is a time …