includes interactive concept-mapping within the Notebook application for the
first time. Concept maps are a natural way to connect ideas and collaborate
either on a laptop or multi-user SMART Board interactive display.
For the last 3 years, October has been the Connected Educators Month (CEM). Online communities and learning networks are helping educators learn, providing just in time access to knowledge and opportunities for collaboration. Last October marked the fourth annual CEM (simultaneously in USA and New Zealand) , 31 days of connected learning, focusing on topics such as : Future Ready, innovations in assessment, social and emotional learning, STEM education, connected learning, sparking creativity and curiosity, after school programs, professional learning, global education and diversity, and multi-tiered systems of support.
Contact Shelley Smythe, ELVEC In-Service Coordinator, CVCEC at Telephone: (450) 829-2396, Fax: (450) 829-2398 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to book a workshop at your school board.
The S.A.M.R. Model Explained by Ruben R. Puentedura S.A.M.R. is a framework through which you can assess and evaluate the technology you use in your class. Here is a video explaining the SAMR's four levels:
Double is being used in education in many ways, including building hybrid classrooms with both online and in-person students, to enable professors to continue teaching when they move out of state, and even in library services for giving remote tours and showcasing innovative technology.
This hybrid training offered at Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board is a new approach to delivering an individualized
vocational program, unlike individualized classroom instruction; it is delivered
through the Internet. The total duration of the course is 735 hours distributed
420 hours online
210 hours in person (at the CDC
hours of internship
The essential part of the course is done online for students
geographically distant, training is delivered during set time periods. The online
training environment includes tools replicating the interaction of a classroom.
The student has direct contact with the teacher, even if he or she is not
physically in the classroom. The student must engage in training for 15 hours
minimum per week.
The face-to-face part of the training is 210 hours in total and will takes
place at the CDC Pont-Viau (6 hours per week). Meetings with teachers and other
students will give an opportunity to do simulation exercises, practice software
and make summative and formative assessments.
The internship period of 105 hours and is carried out in the workplace,
with the supervision of a teacher.
Two-day high-intensity event focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education (and other Google tools) to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education.
The Summit includes two keynote presentations, 8 breakout sessions, a demo slam competition and a closing capstone session. Participants will be able to attend beginner through advanced sessions on uses of Google Apps in the classroom.
What is RÉCIT? RÉCIT is a network focused on the development of students' skills through the integration of information and communications technology (ICT). It is mainly through training, support and guidance of teachers RÉCIT realizes that this mandate while developing a culture of network and sharing. This is a structure that has about 120 contacts distributed in:
71 local services to the general education of youth (1 school board service and 1 for private educational institutions);
17 regional services to the general adult education (1 Service by administrative region and one for the English-speaking community);
12 national services which provide special support:in connection with a learning area of the Québec Education Program (arts, professional and personal development, languages, mathematics, science and technology, social sciences and integrating project);or for targeted school groups (special education, early childhood education, adult general education, vocational training and services to the Anglophone community).
RÉCIT is financially supported by the Ministère de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche (MEESR). School boards (Riverside School Board in the case of Voc. Ed.) will manage resource persons RÉCIT-VT (Tami Belhadj) and determine priorities for action. The MEESR also contributes to the development of network culture, promoting peer learning and sharing of expertise. This blog is an example of the network culture as it promotes the sharing of resources developed by the various Vocational Education actors in the 9 anglophone schoolboards.