Building:bit superkit for Microbit

Here is a link to the instruction manual to accompany the Building:bit superkit for Microbit by Yahboom! Go further with micro:bit using these fun extension kit that allows you to build many different projects like moving cars, automatic doors, and fans!

ShiftED Podcast #30 in Conversation with Peter Skillen: A Wholistic Approach to 21 Century Learning

On this episode of ShiftED Podcast I was joined by Edtech pioneer Peter Skillen. The conversation explores Peter’s path from educator to technology integration leader. Chris and Peter delve into self-directed learning and teaching philosophies.

Data Logging with the Micro:bit

A blog post about using the Micro:bit to record data from the Total Solar Eclipse that took place in Montreal on April 8, 2024.

Open Creative Spaces: Outdoor Education

A collection of resources for getting started with outdoor education with an integration of technology. Some activity ideas include Geocaching, rockets, shadow art, micro:bit and more.

Gapminder Tools for country comparisons

Gapminder is a great online statistical tool to analyse trends and note differences between countries around the world. In this example, students are asked to make conclusions around different examples of disparity.

Canva for Community Infographics

Digital Competency in Action:  Canva is an online design tool with many templates and functions that help you create complex representations of information, like infographics!

In this DCA example, students are asked to create an infographic to represent a Northern Indigenous community.

Sketchnotes applications

A sketching or drawing app is a great way for students to “describe” elements of a society, but also to indicate and categorize changes or differences between older time periods or even between other societies.  In this DCA example, students are asked to illustrate “How did Québec open up to the world around 1980?”  by focusing on the How, What, Where, and Who.

Makey Makey 1-Pager

A double-sided document to get started with Makey Makey. This document includes an overview and key features, ideas to integrate the microcontroller into different subject curriculum, and additional resources.

Kubo 1-Pager

A double-sided document to get started with Kubo robot. This document includes an overview and key features, ideas to integrate the robot into different subject curriculum, and additional resources.

Bee-Bot 1-Pager

A double-sided document to get started with Bee-bots. This document includes an overview and key features, ideas to integrate the robot into different subject curriculum, and additional resources.

Cubelets 1-Pager

A double-sided document to get started with Cubelets. This document includes an overview and key features, ideas to integrate the robot into different subject curriculum, and additional resources.

Code and Go Mouse 1-Pager

A double-sided document to get started with Code and Go Mouse. This document includes an overview and key features, ideas to integrate the robot into different subject curriculum, and additional resources.

Ozobot 1-Pager

A double-sided document to get started with Ozobot’s Bit and Evo robots. This document includes an overview and key features, ideas to integrate the robot into different subject curriculum, and additional resources.

Total Solar Eclipse Events in Quebec / Évènements de l’éclipse solaire au Québec

This document contains a list of Total Solar Eclipse Events in Quebec taking place on April 8th, 2024.

Ce document contient une liste d’événements liés à l’éclipse solaire au Québec qui auront lieu le 8 avril 2024.

Eclipse resources for parents / Ressources sur l’éclipse pour les parents

This bilingual document contains various resources for parents about the Total Solar Eclipse taking place on April 8th, 2024.

Ce document bilingue contient diverses ressources pour les parents concernant l’éclipse solaire qui aura lieu le 8 avril 2024.

Unboxing the Excitement: Screen-Free Robotics for Elementary Cycle 2 & 3

A blog post about briefly introducing the screen-free robots that were unboxed by our RECIT consultant and some ideas for infusing them into content areas at the elementary cycle 2 & 3 levels!

Unboxing Specdrums by Sphero

This unboxing video was hosted by LEARN – RÉCIT provincial service for the anglophone community. The video will provide tips and trick on how to get started with Specdrums, as well as some cross curricular activity ideas to get you and your students started. Specdrums Edu App: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/specdrums-edu/id1123774766 Specdrums Mix App Apple Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/specdrums-mix/id1447182043 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sphero.specdrumsmix&hl=en&gl=US

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