Unboxing Matatalab Coding Set

Check out the Matatalab Coding set, a cool little screen free robot for our youngest learners. It’s easy to get started, lots of different options for play and above all it’s fun!

Connecting a Micro:Bit to a Model or Diorama

This video provides an overview of how to connect a Micro:Bit to a model or diorama. An interactive model or diorama project can be used across subjects, including Social Sciences!

This video is based on “Connecter un micro:bit à une maquette” which was originally created by l’équipe du RÉCIT univers social (info@recitus.qc.ca). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07AlR3WK5Vs

It was adapted by the RÉCIT Provincial Service for the Anglophone Community (LEARN) in Jan. 2024.

Code Along! Scratch & Scratch Jr.

Recording of the Code Along webinar hosted by the RECIT Provincial Service for the Anglophone Community on January 9, 2024! This recording is just under 1 hour, where we introduced educators to both Scratch & Scratch Jr. coding platforms in a slow, collaborative fashion. The intention of this webinar and recording is to inspire educators in integrating Edtech into their classrooms.

Code Along! Scratch & Scratch Jr. Presentation

Accompanying presentation slides of the Code Along webinar hosted by the RECIT Provincial Service for the Anglophone Community! This recording is just under 1 hour, where we introduced educators to Scratch & Scratch Jr. coding platforms in a slow, collaborative fashion. The intention of this webinar and recording is to inspire educators in integrating Edtech into their classrooms.

Bricoler l’AI avec Scratch et le Micro:Bit à FCC 2023

A blog post about the LEARN/RECIT team’s experience at the FCC annual gather of tech integration consultants to share and learn collaboratively together.

Education for Truth and Reconciliation: Tell me a story… using digital technology

A collection of English resources for teaching with digital tools, specific to the topic Education for Truth and Reconciliation.

Digital Tools for Storytelling: Education for Truth and Reconciliation – Presentation

These are the accompanying presentation slides for the workshop offered by the RÉCIT Provincial Service for the Anglophone Community, youth sector.

In this one-hour workshop, we will share various digital tools for storytelling and discuss how storytelling can support the infusion of Indigenous ways of knowing and doing in schools. Stories are versatile and can be used across the curriculum and with students of every age, so we invite all educators to watch the recording and review the accompanying slides.

Digital Tools for Storytelling: Education for Truth and Reconciliation

This workshop was offered by the RÉCIT Provincial Service for the Anglophone Community, youth sector. In this one-hour workshop, we will share various digital tools for storytelling and discuss how storytelling can support the infusion of Indigenous ways of knowing and doing in schools. Stories are versatile and can be used across the curriculum and with students of every age, so we invite all educators to watch the recording!

Accompanying resources are listed in the YouTube video description.

GAME-CHANGING AI TOOLS FOR EVERY CLASSROOM

Artificial intelligence (AI) need neither be greeted with hype or hysteria. Sometimes AI is just software. by Gary Stager

“THE” Scratch Resource List

This list of Scratch and Scratch Jr. resources is the most extensive and all encompassing you’ll find anyway! Projects, studios, teacher accounts, strategies… you name it, it is on this list…

Code Along! TurtleArt

Recording of the Code Along webinar hosted by the RECIT Provincial Service for the Anglophone Community on December 5, 2023! This recording is just under 1 hour, where we introduced educators to TurtleArt block coding platform in a slow, collaborative fashion. The intention of this webinar and recording is to inspire educators in integrating Edtech into their classrooms.

Code Along! TurtleArt Presentation

Accompanying presentation slides of the Code Along webinar hosted by the RECIT Provincial Service for the Anglophone Community! This recording is just under 1 hour, where introduced educators to TurtleArt block coding platform in a slow, collaborative fashion. The intention of this webinar and recording is to inspire educators in integrating Edtech into their classrooms.

Code Along : Makey Makey 101

This video tutorial was hosted by LEARN – RÉCIT Provincial Service for the Anglophone Community. Join us for a Taste of Technology, Code Along! During this webinar, we will introduce you to the Makey Makey microcontroller and walk you through coding activities using Scratch that can easily be integrated into your classroom.

Resources and link to the presentation slides are available in the video description.

Once upon a time… with ScratchJr

In this activity, students will create or remix an existing story using Scratch JR. It is a checklist with images for students to reference when they are creating their stories.

Octostudio

A free mobile coding app developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at MIT Media Lab. This coding program allows you to share your coded creations with others in the form of gifs, videos, and files. You can code interactive animations and games using your mobile device. Available on mobile.

Minecraft Education: Teacher Academy

3 learning modules for educators to get you started and deepen your expertise with regard to teaching with Minecraft! The modules take about 3.5 hours to complete in all.

CO2 Trends with Python

In this lesson, learners will use Python and the Pygal graphing library to visualize data about one of the most important issues facing our country: greenhouse gas emissions and their relation to climate change.

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