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Published October 14, 2021

Profweb Becomes Eductive!

Profweb Editorial team, Profweb

A little over a year after we joined forces with the Vitrine technologie-éducation and DECclic to form a new service hub at Collecto, we are very proud to unveil our new identity.

As of today, we will continue to provide support and communicate with you under our new name: Eductive.

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Published September 16, 2021

Boosting Your Teaching with Digital Technology: A Compilation of Free and Intuitive Digital Tools

Karine Jetté Teacher, Collège Montmorency

Over the years, while teaching at a distance and in person, I have tested many digital tools with my students. I am sharing with you a listing of my favorites: free and easy-to-use digital tools.  I hope this list of tools helps to make your students' learning experience more dynamic while further developing your techno-pedagogical skills.

Spanish

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Published September 10, 2021

Distributing H5P Content Across Platforms or Directly to Students

Andy Van Drom Editor, Profweb

H5P is a plugin for existing publishing systems that allows you to create interactive content, such as quizzes, puzzle games, questions embedded in a video, etc. Maybe you have previously created H5P content, for example on Moodle, and wish to distribute it to students elsewhere? Or maybe you are new to H5P and are looking for an easy way to share interactive materials and exercises with your students? Either way, in this article, you will find some useful tips to easily share your content in the way that best fits your preferences and needs.

Multidisciplinary

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Published September 3, 2021

Gamification, Squared: Keeping Students Engaged with 2 Types of Gamification

Andy Van Drom Editor, Profweb

While the return to face-to-face classes is definitely beneficial to the teacher-student relationship and interaction between students, it might also diminish the frequency and quality of students’ engagement with course content. Indeed, students may be more likely to see face-to face courses as content blocks they only engage with once a week, in comparison with distance courses, especially those including content and activities delivered asynchronously. To counter this potential undesirable effect of returning to the classroom, I decided to implement 2 forms of gamification in my English as a second language (ESL) course: content gamification and structural gamification.

English (Second Language)

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Published August 26, 2021

A Fully Remote Science Fair !

Patrick Leduc Teacher, Institut de technologie agroalimentaire du Québec - Campus de Saint-Hyacinthe

To organize a large-scale event open to external participants, at no cost, I used the Teams live event extension. For a science fair or a student conference, I recommend it!

Food Processing and Quality Assurance Technology

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Published August 19, 2021

Bringing Distance Learning Tools into the Classroom

Andy Van Drom Editor, Profweb

As we are transitioning back into physical learning environments, are you doing away with the online materials created during the pandemic and going back to printed handouts? Or are you looking for innovative and effective ways to integrate some of these distance learning tools in the physical classroom environment? I opted for the latter, and will be sharing some ideas in this article to encourage you to do the same. As part of a co-development effort, please don’t hesitate to share your own ideas and practices using the “Comment” function at the bottom of this page.

Multidisciplinary

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Published June 3, 2021

Bashing Trash in Class: A Bad Book Podcast Project

Simon Côté-Massicotte Editor, Profweb

To help counter the increased cognitive fatigue and isolation of my literature students during the pandemic, I wanted to create a collaborative project that would foster more casual interactions between my students. The result was a podcast project where my students had to read “bad” literature and criticize it with their co-hosts. In the end, they read garbage and had a good laugh, all while developing their critical thinking and reviewing literary theory.

English (Second Language)

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  • 12Nov2021

    SPEAQ's 2021 Virtual Convention

    Symposia and Congresses

    November 12 - 13, 2021

    SPEAQ's 49th annual convention is taking place online on Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 13, under the theme Engage the Heart, Ignite the Mind.

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