The #Édubrèves – edition of January 16, 2022

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Good Sunday! Here I am with the #Édubrèves of the week. Feel free to share them or write to me if you have any news to share.

In this edition: tools to support you in teaching (online or in person), youth and employment law, virtual digital cafes, online events you don’t want to miss and much more!

Good reading.

Please note that the use of animated GIFs in this short news feed is for entertainment purposes only!

Class outing, back on January 19th

The webcast dedicated to education, Sortie de classe, will be live next Wednesday (January 19, 2022) from 7.30pm on facebook.

For this episode, the hosts have brought together a great group of guests that teachers can provide: Marius Bourgeoys from EscouadeEDU, Sylvain Duclos from 1 app per day, Stéphanie Dionne from École branchée, Alexandra Coutlée, la Geek service, Joël McLean from Inspire leadership, Karine Pilotte and Laura Marquié of the Community of Education Leaders.

To watch past shows and follow live broadcasts.

To (re)read the article about Class exit already published on the École branchée website.

New Éducaloi workshop on harassment at work

Do you want to discuss labor rights with your students, but you don’t feel sufficiently rested? Invite a lawyer to your class for free to lead Éducaloi’s new workshop: work, but not at all costs!.

Your students test their knowledge of employee rights, such as uniforms or statutory holidays. They will also discuss real situations of harassment at work. This workshop will help them ask themselves the right questions when they experience an unpleasant situation at work, recognize harassment and go to the right resources to obtain information or file a complaint.

Go to to register your class. This project is being carried out thanks to the financial support of CNESST through its program aimed at combating psychological or sexual harassment at work.

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CréaCamp SPRINT in virtual mode

The École branchée team is offering a morning CréaCamp SPRINT (3 hours duration) on 4 February. The following workshops are offered:

  • The sketch note in the classroom : to SEE the learning process of your studentswith Laurie Couture, pedagogical advisor at École branchée;
  • The Interview: Accessing Students’ Understandingwith Jason Belzile, Education Consultant at L’École branchée;
  • Make an Escape Game with Google Toolswith Marie-Andrée Ouimet, Google certified trainer;
  • Teams and Notepad: Class Management and Resource Organizationwith Sylvain Desautels, techno educator at Chenelière Education;
  • Jthem and interactive lesson plans with Google Slides and the “2-click canvas”!with Annie Moreau, gym teacher at the CSS de la Capitale, creator of La Prof d’Éduc.

For registration and information.

Virtual digital cafes

During the Digital Youth Month, in February 2022, Digital Spring offers a 100% free online educational activity for secondary schools.

The Virtual Digital Cafés (CNV) aim to provide an immersive experience, with a 3D virtual world (metaverse), aiming to introduce young people to the possibilities of digital, to the issues of citizenship in the digital age and to the careers of tomorrow . Over a period of approximately 60 to 75 minutes, the Digital Spring facilitators invite young people to explore the different thematic areas. The activity includes a guided portion and a self-guided tour.

To book a Virtual Digital Café during the month of February 2022 for one or more classes, or for more information:

An overview of the virtual world of Digital Spring can be found HERE.

Requirements for each student when using the virtual world:

  • A computer (PC or Mac), connected to the Internet and properly charged;
  • Headphones with built-in microphone (highly recommended).

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For all details and to register.

Also visit the CRIFPE website to learn more about the activities planned for the year 2021-2022.

  • January 29: Parents Day – When Emotions Play a Role – The Learning Disabilities Institute presents a second day of free online conferences. During the day, 6 experts will share concrete tools. Anyone who registers will have access to replays of the conference for 30 days.

Discover the program and register.

To view the full program.

To register.

Promoting digital information and fighting disinformation through education

The European Commission has established a special group of experts to “Common guidelines for teachers and teaching staff to promote digital literacy and tackle disinformation through education and training”, a direct contribution to Action 7 of the Digital Education 2021 Action Plan -2027.

At its first meeting, this group identified common features of good practice around five main themes:

  • critical mind;
  • teacher training;
  • prevention through training, myth-busting and fact-checking;
  • student engagement;
  • collective and pedagogical approach.

To know more.

EcoSchools Canada seeks a bilingual program manager

EcoSchools Canada is hiring a bilingual program manager to support environmental leadership and climate action in Quebec schools. Since 2005, EcoSchools Canada’s award-winning certification program has provided schools and centers with a self-directed verification and recognition process. Reaching approximately 1 million students annually, EcoSchools is Canada’s bilingual, voluntary environmental certification program for K-12 schools. The certification program is deployed through training workshops and webinars, annual conferences, learning resources and national campaigns.

To learn more about EcoSchools Canada and to join a team committed to sustainable environmental change, view the job description by going to: Join Our Team. Start date scheduled for February 21, 2022.

A picture is worth a thousand words

Spotted on Alexandra Coutlée’s Twitter account

Finally, if it’s Leonardo Dicaprio who says it…

Bye! In the meantime, don’t hesitate to “tag” us (in good French…) on Twitter (@millaudrey or @riomarti) so we can talk about your project/asset in a next review of the week! Have a good week.

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