Time Line Activity: How did the role of women in Quebec society change between 1905 and 1980?

There are many different tools you can use to make digital timelines like Miro and Canva. This task will use the time line tool on the National Council of Teachers of English website. Students will establish facts about 4 documents. Then, they will situate them in time and create a time line production. Finally, they will respond to a question asking them to article some of the changes that occured with regards to the role of women in Quebec society between 1905 and 1980.

Access the activity here.

Access response guide for formative assessment.

 

Note: The response guide is protected so students can’t peak! Teachers can request access as needed!

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Toolkit

The UDL toolkit was created in collaboration by ALDI, LEARN, NFSB, RSB and SWLSB.  The activities in the toolkit provide a constructivist approach to learning about the guidelines.  Through the creation of this toolkit, our goal is to support the implementation of UDL practices within Quebec classrooms, leading to increased student success.

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!

Office de la protection du consommateur

A collection of lesson plans and resources developed by the Office de la protection du consommateur of Quebec. The lessons center around financial education, marketing influence, and how to stay safe when making online purchases.

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Kubo Robotics: YouTube

Are you new to Kubo or did you recently get a new extension kit (lucky!)?

Check out the how-to videos available on the Kubo YouTube channel. They contain lots of ideas and great tips to help get you and your students started.

Kubo: Blog

Explore lesson ideas, pedagogical benefits and training webinars and opportunities to support you and your students with Kubo in class!

Kubo: Quick Start Guide

A guide to getting started with Kubo. A fun, screen-free, robot for pre-k and elementary students!

Accessed by LEARN/RÉCIT January, 2024.

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.

Screen Free Robotics for our Youngest Learners

A blog post about the different types of screen-free robots that can be used in the preschool and cycle 1 classroom.

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…

Micro:bit Hour of Code 2023 Resources

Checkout many Micro:bit projects that can be used during hour of code or any other time really… Highly engaging projects, data gathering, AI projects and more. Can be used with Micro:bit V1 and V2 🤖 Thanks to @CoraEdTech

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.

CST Statistics mapping with Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math

A collection of resources on the topic of “Statistics” from Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math that can be used by CST Teachers to plan activities for their students.

CST Right Triangle Trigonometry mapping with Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math

A collection of resources on the topic of “Right Triangle Trigonometry” from Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math that can be used by CST Teachers to plan activities for their students.

CST Other Functions mapping with Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math

A collection of resources on the topic of “(Other) Functions” from Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math that can be used by CST Teachers to plan activities for their students.

CST Linear Systems mapping with Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math

A collection of resources on the topic of “Linear Systems” from Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math that can be used by CST Teachers to plan activities for their students.

CST Linear Functions mapping with Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math

A collection of resources on the topic of “Linear Functions” from Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math that can be used by CST Teachers to plan activities for their students.

CST Functions mapping with Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math

A collection of resources on the topic of “Functions” from Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math that can be used by CST Teachers to plan activities for their students.

CST Congruent and Similar Triangles mapping with Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math

A collection of resources on the topic of “Congruent and Similar Triangles” from Desmos, GeoGebra and Graspable Math that can be used by CST Teachers to plan activities for their students.

Whose.land Task

Whose.land is a great platform to learn more about Indigenous communities,  land acknowledgements, and more. You can use this platform to locate and search for information about Indigenous territories. In this DCA example, students use Whose.land to learn more about Indigenous territories in Quebec.  

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.

Makey Makey Code Along Presentation

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.

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.

Makey Makey Resource Hyperdoc

This helpful one-pager contains resources to get you and your students started with Makey Makey. It also contains examples of activities that can be done across the curriculum with various grade levels to activate Digital Competency alongside curricular outcomes.

The RÉCIT Provincial Services for the Anglophone Community created this resource.

How do I use a Google document?

Did you find a Google Doc. that you’d like to download to use but aren’t sure how? This 3-page guide covers how to print, save and copy Google documents to adjust the content! Note: Always remember to check the document’s copyright information before making any adjustments or republishing.

This document was originally created by l’équipe du RÉCIT univers social (info@recitus.qc.ca). Access the original document here.  Their Google Doc was accessed in October 2023 and was then adapted and translated by the RÉCIT Provincial Service for the Anglophone Community in Nov. 2023.

neal.fun

A collection of online games and activities on various topics, including “internet artifacts,” where you can explore and learn more about the history of the internet. It also has a password game where you can practice creating safe and secure passwords with students and more.

The Noun Project

Icons available to use with attribution under the free licence, without attribution for paid programs.

For full details about licence: https://thenounproject.com/pricing/

Kaboompics

A search for free images covered by a kaboompics licence that can be used in some content creation projects.

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