Monday, February 22, 2016

Vocational Education Olympics

From May 4th to 7th, Québec City will host the 14th Vocational & Technical Education Provincial Olympics. In each edition of the Olympic Games, more than 12 000 young visitors attend the event. Alongside the competitions, various activities are offered to visitors, activities where they can take concrete action in relation to trades. The aim is to raise awareness of the work functions, which are taught in training centers and colleges.

Monday, February 8, 2016

How To Dice An Onion

The pedagogical benefits of video for teaching and learning are yet to be explained to educators. Although, several millions of viewed videos and decades of research are here to indicating that videos can impact on teaching and learning and encourage teachers to consider the flipped classroom model, where learners can digest lecture content at their pace and explore content more deeply during class/lab time.
As you can see, this video on HOW TO DICE AND ONION can be as good as an instructor in communicating facts or demonstrating procedures to assist in mastery learning where a student can view complex clinical or mechanical procedures as many times as they need to.