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4 Elem. (Cycle 2 & 3) [clear filter]
Thursday, August 28
 

9:00am

9:30am

Keynote for Elem. (Cycle 2 & 3)
Over the past 10 years, John Antonetti has visited 17,000 classrooms and talked to the learners. The focus of John's keynote will be on the powerful lessons on student engagement that he learned visiting schools across the country and listening to what students have to say about their own learning experiences. 

Speakers
JA

John Antonetti

Experiential Learning Expert Consultant
John Antonetti is former Director of K-12 Curriculum in the Sheridan School District in Arkansas. He served as supervisor of gifted programs in the 18 districts of the Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative and has taught at all grade levels, kindergarten through high school... Read More →


Thursday August 28, 2014 9:30am - 11:30am
Auditorium

11:20am

Lunch
Thursday August 28, 2014 11:20am - 12:20pm
Cafeteria

12:40pm

2 iPad apps in an English Elementary Classroom
During this session, I will introduce two engaging apps that I used with my students in Cycle 2 and 3 ELA elementary classrooms.  I will explore Thinglink and Comic Life. Bring your iPad, and let the exploring begin!

Speakers
avatar for Joey Lento

Joey Lento

Resource Teacher, Pinewood Elementary - SWLSB
Joey is a resource teacher at Pinewood Elementary in Mascouche. He has a passion for bringing creative technology integration into the classroom. For the past nine years, Joey has given numerous Ed-Tech workshops for teachers at various conferences and for student teachers at Concordia... Read More →


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-109

12:40pm

Activities that will engage students in ERC
I will introduce resources that will support teachers in the area of Peace Education.  These activities will foster reflection on the role we must all play in developing a peaceful and safe school climate.

Speakers
SL

Suzanne Longpré

LEARN Quebec


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
C-204

12:40pm

B.Y.O.D. Using Google Drive and Edmodo
In our workshop, we would like to share our amazing experience allowing a B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Device) environment in our classrooms. We will show you samples of student's work, videos of students purposefully engaged with their devices and how we managed the devices in our classroom. We would like teachers to explore and browse with us on Google Drive and Edmodo with their own devices to get a sense of all of the possibilities!

Speakers
LL

Laura Leboeuf

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
SN

Steven Narine

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
With 19 years of teaching experience, technology has always been at the forefront of Steven's classroom. Having tried many new devices/approaches in the class, Steven has quickly learned which ones are most effective in the classroom setting.


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-102

12:40pm

Bike Across Canada
Find out how you can encourage your students to read AND get exercise at the same time. Pedalling as they complete class work, the ultimate goal is to travel as many kilometers as it takes to go all the way across Canada!

Speakers
FP

Fannie-Eve Prevost

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
C-206

12:40pm

Bonjour du Monde: des ressources interactives en ligne gratuites pour les enseignants de français (REPEAT)
Jeux pour apprendre le français, expressions idiomatiques, abécédaire, imagier, karaoké, prononciateur, fiches pédagogiques, grammaire, compréhension, vocabulaire, conjugueur, dictionnaire de synonymes, ... Venez découvrir comment vous pouvez profiter de ces ressources créées par des professeurs de français du monde entier dans votre salle de classe!

Speakers
VD

Véronique Daoust

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
MP

Marc-Albert Paquette

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-110

12:40pm

Boys Club
Boys Club is a lunch time activity program created to develop new skills, new friendships and to make a positive impact on the school environment.

Speakers
DA

David Adams

Teacher (Resource), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
NB

Nick Bon-Miller

Teacher, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-121

12:40pm

Brain Breaks - Helping Your Students Get The Wiggles Out!
Everyone needs a break once in a while, kids included! In this workshop, you will learn about brain breaks and how they motivate kids in the classroom. You will get tips on how to effectively implement them on your daily activities. You will also leave with a list of brain breaks to use with your students!

Speakers
avatar for Valerie Young

Valerie Young

Teacher, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board - Pinewood Elementary
I have been teaching for 12 years and have been in grade one for 5 years. I love integrating technology in my daily classroom routines and am always trying out new apps and programs with my students.


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
C-203

12:40pm

Collection CVE
Come  see how we use the Connecting Videos in Education (CVE) collection for the use of different subjects taught in class. These streaming videos, ranging from science to history, animations to documentaries are purchased by the board for all teachers to use.  Most of it will be bilingual.

Speakers
avatar for Lyne Mireault

Lyne Mireault

teacher, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
I love trying new things and integrating technology in the classroom . How would you use videos to supplement your teaching material. La Collection de vidéos éducatives? How could I use it efficiently? En français on dit: `'une image vaut mille mots''. As the saying goes... Read More →


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-111

12:40pm

If a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words, a Simulation Is Worth a Million!
Math and Science topics come to life and student depth of understanding soars when using online Gizmos simulations to introduce, develop and expand conceptual understanding.  Participants will experience the incorporation of live simulations in a fraction lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Saarah Jasim

Saarah Jasim

Project Manager of, ExploreLearning


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
C-202

12:40pm

Interactive Math Notebooks
Art + Math = Interactive Math Notebooks. Come see how  we work in in my class and how my students create math journals.  It's easy, it's fun, and it's engaging.

Speakers
avatar for Monica Dunbar

Monica Dunbar

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-107

12:40pm

IPad Apps
We have worked with the apps Book Creator, Pic Collage, iMotion, and iMovie to create student work that students were excited to present.  We will provide tips and ideas for working with and using Claymation, Book Creator and Pic Collage.

Speakers
AC

Alexandra Cameron

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
JL

Judy Lafleur

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-105

12:40pm

iPads in an English Cycle 3 Classroom
Wondering how to use iPads in an English high school classroom? Worried about syncing them, students breaking them, or even handling them on a daily basis? I have been using iPads for a year and a half in my secondary 4 English classroom and I love it.  Attend this session to learn how I collect and correct everything online using Edmodo and Google Drive, and how I use different apps, and Apple Configurator to do it all.

Speakers
avatar for Vicky Perreault

Vicky Perreault

Teacher (ELA), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-119

12:40pm

La dictée zéro faute
"La dictée zéro faute est une dictée "d'apprentissage",  une dictée durant laquelle vos élèves peuvent poser toutes les questions possibles.  On l'appelle zéro faute puisque les élèves devraient, en principe, être en mesure de ne pas laisser d'erreurs dans leur texte !"

Speakers
AA

Annie Audet

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-104

12:40pm

Math Outside?! YESSS!
Make the playground your math classroom and get students excited about math! During this session, a variety of activities that engage students in learning math outdoors will be shared with teachers. Through these activities, students have opportunities to explore and learn math concepts, in groups and/or individually, while being active and making connections between math and nature. Teachers will receive activity ideas with references to the Progression of Learning after the session, via email.

Speakers
SD

Saba Din

Pedagogical Consultant (Math), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
C-201

12:40pm

Online Useful Resources to use in class tomorrow morning!
Come discover some engaging online resources such as Poppet,  Ed-puzzle, Teachers Pay Teachers, Khan Academy, Canva, Prezi and Pearl Tree. This interactive session will allow you to take a few minutes to explore what can work for you.

Speakers
AC

Anne-Julie Cloutier

Teacher (History), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-117

12:40pm

Projet d'échanges linguistiques en langue seconde
Pour des situations de communication authentique!  PELIQ-AN est un programme d'échanges linguistiques subventionné par le MELS  entre des groupes d’élèves d’écoles du secteur anglophone et francophone du Québec. Les élèves adorent et les profs aussi!

Speakers
EB

Emilie Blondin Huneault

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-116

12:40pm

Speed Booking avec Livres Ouverts
Livres-Ouverts est un site qui propose une sélection commentée de livres qui s'adressent aux jeunes du préscolaire, du primaire et du secondaire. Régulièrement mis à jour, le site propose des suggestions pédagogiques qui visent à donner vie à ces livres en classe. Danièle Courchesne, conseillère pédagogique chez Livres-Ouverts, vous fera découvrir les réseaux de livres qui font la différence.

Speakers
DC

Danièle Courchesne

Student Supervisor, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-118

12:40pm

Teaching the Elements of Music Using 4Chord
4Chord is an app for smart phones and tablets that shows the chords and beat, and plays the melody of the most recent pop songs and songs of many other genres.  Learn to engage students in music class by playing it through your Smartboard or a projector and a sound system. You can teach the construction of chords or keep it simple and play just one note of each chord.  Learn to break down a song so that all students can participate. Immediate feedback with app's audio and video recording abilities.

Speakers
AF

Anna Foreman

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
I teach music to all classes at Laurentian Elementary School and I also teach a grade three math class. I have my degrees and experience in both elementary education and music. I teach music using stations of xylophones, drums and keyboards. One tool I use to engage students is... Read More →


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-108

12:40pm

Tuning In: Music in Tomorrow's Classroom
This workshop will examine how students consume music. Various tools will be presented that can be used in the music classroom to increase student engagement and help students explore their creativity. Items presented include: SoundCloud, BandCamp, Guitar Pro, music blogging, composition exercises for students, & music recording in the classroom.

Speakers
MF

Michael Fitch

Teacher (Music), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
Sandor Clegane


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-120

12:40pm

Video Games as Interactive Lessons
There are plenty of video games that act as perfect simulation tools for learning environments. For example, games like SimCity and Civilization allow students to see urban geography and history unfold before their eyes. This activity will show you how to incorporate these programs, and others into your classroom.

Speakers
JG

James Gore

Teacher (History/Math/Science), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 1:10pm
B-115

12:40pm

Speed Stacks (1.5 hours) for Physical Education teachers
This session will serve as an introduction to how to integrate Speed Stacks into your PE program and avoid Speed Stacks becoming a one day activity.

Speakers
RR

Robert Richard

Physical Education Teacher, Saint Vincent
I am passionate Physical Education teacher who wishes to promote best practices in Physical Education.


Thursday August 28, 2014 12:40pm - 2:10pm
Gymnasium

1:10pm

Move to Next Session
Thursday August 28, 2014 1:10pm - 1:20pm
Session Breaks

1:20pm

2 iPad apps in an English Elementary Classroom
During this session, I will introduce two engaging apps that I used with my students in Cycle 2 and 3 ELA elementary classrooms.  I will explore Thinglink and Comic Life. Bring your iPad, and let the exploring begin!

Speakers
avatar for Joey Lento

Joey Lento

Resource Teacher, Pinewood Elementary - SWLSB
Joey is a resource teacher at Pinewood Elementary in Mascouche. He has a passion for bringing creative technology integration into the classroom. For the past nine years, Joey has given numerous Ed-Tech workshops for teachers at various conferences and for student teachers at Concordia... Read More →


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-109

1:20pm

Activities that will engage students in ERC
I will introduce resources that will support teachers in the area of Peace Education.  These activities will foster reflection on the role we must all play in developing a peaceful and safe school climate.

Speakers
SL

Suzanne Longpré

LEARN Quebec


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
C-204

1:20pm

B.Y.O.D. Using Google Drive and Edmodo
In our workshop, we would like to share our amazing experience allowing a B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Device) environment in our classrooms. We will show you samples of student's work, videos of students purposefully engaged with their devices and how we managed the devices in our classroom. We would like teachers to explore and browse with us on Google Drive and Edmodo with their own devices to get a sense of all of the possibilities!

Speakers
LL

Laura Leboeuf

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
SN

Steven Narine

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
With 19 years of teaching experience, technology has always been at the forefront of Steven's classroom. Having tried many new devices/approaches in the class, Steven has quickly learned which ones are most effective in the classroom setting.


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-102

1:20pm

Bike Across Canada
Find out how you can encourage your students to read AND get exercise at the same time. Pedalling as they complete class work, the ultimate goal is to travel as many kilometers as it takes to go all the way across Canada!

Speakers
FP

Fannie-Eve Prevost

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
C-206

1:20pm

Bonjour du Monde: des ressources interactives en ligne gratuites pour les enseignants de français (REPEAT)
Jeux pour apprendre le français, expressions idiomatiques, abécédaire, imagier, karaoké, prononciateur, fiches pédagogiques, grammaire, compréhension, vocabulaire, conjugueur, dictionnaire de synonymes, ... Venez découvrir comment vous pouvez profiter de ces ressources créées par des professeurs de français du monde entier dans votre salle de classe!

Speakers
VD

Véronique Daoust

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
MP

Marc-Albert Paquette

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-110

1:20pm

Boys Club
Boys Club is a lunch time activity program created to develop new skills, new friendships and to make a positive impact on the school environment.

Speakers
DA

David Adams

Teacher (Resource), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
NB

Nick Bon-Miller

Teacher, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-121

1:20pm

Brain Breaks - Helping Your Students Get The Wiggles Out!
Everyone needs a break once in a while, kids included! In this workshop, you will learn about brain breaks and how they motivate kids in the classroom. You will get tips on how to effectively implement them on your daily activities. You will also leave with a list of brain breaks to use with your students!

Speakers
avatar for Valerie Young

Valerie Young

Teacher, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board - Pinewood Elementary
I have been teaching for 12 years and have been in grade one for 5 years. I love integrating technology in my daily classroom routines and am always trying out new apps and programs with my students.


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
C-203

1:20pm

Collection CVE
Come  see how we use the Connecting Videos in Education (CVE) collection for the use of different subjects taught in class. These streaming videos, ranging from science to history, animations to documentaries are purchased by the board for all teachers to use.  Most of it will be bilingual.

Speakers
avatar for Lyne Mireault

Lyne Mireault

teacher, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
I love trying new things and integrating technology in the classroom . How would you use videos to supplement your teaching material. La Collection de vidéos éducatives? How could I use it efficiently? En français on dit: `'une image vaut mille mots''. As the saying goes... Read More →


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-111

1:20pm

If a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words, a Simulation Is Worth a Million!
Math and Science topics come to life and student depth of understanding soars when using online Gizmos simulations to introduce, develop and expand conceptual understanding.  Participants will experience the incorporation of live simulations in a fraction lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Saarah Jasim

Saarah Jasim

Project Manager of, ExploreLearning


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
C-202

1:20pm

Interactive Math Notebooks
Art + Math = Interactive Math Notebooks. Come see how  we work in in my class and how my students create math journals.  It's easy, it's fun, and it's engaging.

Speakers
avatar for Monica Dunbar

Monica Dunbar

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-107

1:20pm

IPad Apps
We have worked with the apps Book Creator, Pic Collage, iMotion, and iMovie to create student work that students were excited to present.  We will provide tips and ideas for working with and using Claymation, Book Creator and Pic Collage.

Speakers
AC

Alexandra Cameron

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
JL

Judy Lafleur

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-105

1:20pm

iPads in an English Cycle 3 Classroom
Wondering how to use iPads in an English high school classroom? Worried about syncing them, students breaking them, or even handling them on a daily basis? I have been using iPads for a year and a half in my secondary 4 English classroom and I love it.  Attend this session to learn how I collect and correct everything online using Edmodo and Google Drive, and how I use different apps, and Apple Configurator to do it all.

Speakers
avatar for Vicky Perreault

Vicky Perreault

Teacher (ELA), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-119

1:20pm

La dictée zéro faute
"La dictée zéro faute est une dictée "d'apprentissage",  une dictée durant laquelle vos élèves peuvent poser toutes les questions possibles.  On l'appelle zéro faute puisque les élèves devraient, en principe, être en mesure de ne pas laisser d'erreurs dans leur texte !"

Speakers
AA

Annie Audet

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-104

1:20pm

Math Outside?! YESSS!
Make the playground your math classroom and get students excited about math! During this session, a variety of activities that engage students in learning math outdoors will be shared with teachers. Through these activities, students have opportunities to explore and learn math concepts, in groups and/or individually, while being active and making connections between math and nature. Teachers will receive activity ideas with references to the Progression of Learning after the session, via email.

Speakers
SD

Saba Din

Pedagogical Consultant (Math), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
C-201

1:20pm

Online Useful Resources to use in class tomorrow morning!
Come discover some engaging online resources such as Poppet,  Ed-puzzle, Teachers Pay Teachers, Khan Academy, Canva, Prezi and Pearl Tree. This interactive session will allow you to take a few minutes to explore what can work for you.

Speakers
AC

Anne-Julie Cloutier

Teacher (History), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-117

1:20pm

Projet d'échanges linguistiques en langue seconde
Pour des situations de communication authentique!  PELIQ-AN est un programme d'échanges linguistiques subventionné par le MELS  entre des groupes d’élèves d’écoles du secteur anglophone et francophone du Québec. Les élèves adorent et les profs aussi!

Speakers
EB

Emilie Blondin Huneault

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-116

1:20pm

Speed Booking avec Livres Ouverts
Livres-Ouverts est un site qui propose une sélection commentée de livres qui s'adressent aux jeunes du préscolaire, du primaire et du secondaire. Régulièrement mis à jour, le site propose des suggestions pédagogiques qui visent à donner vie à ces livres en classe. Danièle Courchesne, conseillère pédagogique chez Livres-Ouverts, vous fera découvrir les réseaux de livres qui font la différence.

Speakers
DC

Danièle Courchesne

Student Supervisor, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-118

1:20pm

Teaching the Elements of Music Using 4Chord
4Chord is an app for smart phones and tablets that shows the chords and beat, and plays the melody of the most recent pop songs and songs of many other genres.  Learn to engage students in music class by playing it through your Smartboard or a projector and a sound system. You can teach the construction of chords or keep it simple and play just one note of each chord.  Learn to break down a song so that all students can participate. Immediate feedback with app's audio and video recording abilities.

Speakers
AF

Anna Foreman

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
I teach music to all classes at Laurentian Elementary School and I also teach a grade three math class. I have my degrees and experience in both elementary education and music. I teach music using stations of xylophones, drums and keyboards. One tool I use to engage students is... Read More →


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-108

1:20pm

Tuning In: Music in Tomorrow's Classroom
This workshop will examine how students consume music. Various tools will be presented that can be used in the music classroom to increase student engagement and help students explore their creativity. Items presented include: SoundCloud, BandCamp, Guitar Pro, music blogging, composition exercises for students, & music recording in the classroom.

Speakers
MF

Michael Fitch

Teacher (Music), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
Sandor Clegane


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-120

1:20pm

Video Games as Interactive Lessons
There are plenty of video games that act as perfect simulation tools for learning environments. For example, games like SimCity and Civilization allow students to see urban geography and history unfold before their eyes. This activity will show you how to incorporate these programs, and others into your classroom.

Speakers
JG

James Gore

Teacher (History/Math/Science), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 1:20pm - 1:50pm
B-115

1:50pm

Move to Next Session
Thursday August 28, 2014 1:50pm - 2:00pm
Session Breaks

2:00pm

2 iPad apps in an English Elementary Classroom
During this session, I will introduce two engaging apps that I used with my students in Cycle 2 and 3 ELA elementary classrooms.  I will explore Thinglink and Comic Life. Bring your iPad, and let the exploring begin!

Speakers
avatar for Joey Lento

Joey Lento

Resource Teacher, Pinewood Elementary - SWLSB
Joey is a resource teacher at Pinewood Elementary in Mascouche. He has a passion for bringing creative technology integration into the classroom. For the past nine years, Joey has given numerous Ed-Tech workshops for teachers at various conferences and for student teachers at Concordia... Read More →


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-109

2:00pm

Activities that will engage students in ERC
I will introduce resources that will support teachers in the area of Peace Education.  These activities will foster reflection on the role we must all play in developing a peaceful and safe school climate.

Speakers
SL

Suzanne Longpré

LEARN Quebec


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
C-204

2:00pm

B.Y.O.D. Using Google Drive and Edmodo
In our workshop, we would like to share our amazing experience allowing a B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Device) environment in our classrooms. We will show you samples of student's work, videos of students purposefully engaged with their devices and how we managed the devices in our classroom. We would like teachers to explore and browse with us on Google Drive and Edmodo with their own devices to get a sense of all of the possibilities!

Speakers
LL

Laura Leboeuf

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
SN

Steven Narine

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
With 19 years of teaching experience, technology has always been at the forefront of Steven's classroom. Having tried many new devices/approaches in the class, Steven has quickly learned which ones are most effective in the classroom setting.


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-102

2:00pm

Bike Across Canada
Find out how you can encourage your students to read AND get exercise at the same time. Pedalling as they complete class work, the ultimate goal is to travel as many kilometers as it takes to go all the way across Canada!

Speakers
FP

Fannie-Eve Prevost

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
C-206

2:00pm

Bonjour du Monde: des ressources interactives en ligne gratuites pour les enseignants de français (REPEAT)
Jeux pour apprendre le français, expressions idiomatiques, abécédaire, imagier, karaoké, prononciateur, fiches pédagogiques, grammaire, compréhension, vocabulaire, conjugueur, dictionnaire de synonymes, ... Venez découvrir comment vous pouvez profiter de ces ressources créées par des professeurs de français du monde entier dans votre salle de classe!

Speakers
VD

Véronique Daoust

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
MP

Marc-Albert Paquette

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-110

2:00pm

Boys Club
Boys Club is a lunch time activity program created to develop new skills, new friendships and to make a positive impact on the school environment.

Speakers
DA

David Adams

Teacher (Resource), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
NB

Nick Bon-Miller

Teacher, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-121

2:00pm

Brain Breaks - Helping Your Students Get The Wiggles Out!
Everyone needs a break once in a while, kids included! In this workshop, you will learn about brain breaks and how they motivate kids in the classroom. You will get tips on how to effectively implement them on your daily activities. You will also leave with a list of brain breaks to use with your students!

Speakers
avatar for Valerie Young

Valerie Young

Teacher, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board - Pinewood Elementary
I have been teaching for 12 years and have been in grade one for 5 years. I love integrating technology in my daily classroom routines and am always trying out new apps and programs with my students.


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
C-203

2:00pm

Collection CVE
Come  see how we use the Connecting Videos in Education (CVE) collection for the use of different subjects taught in class. These streaming videos, ranging from science to history, animations to documentaries are purchased by the board for all teachers to use.  Most of it will be bilingual.

Speakers
avatar for Lyne Mireault

Lyne Mireault

teacher, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
I love trying new things and integrating technology in the classroom . How would you use videos to supplement your teaching material. La Collection de vidéos éducatives? How could I use it efficiently? En français on dit: `'une image vaut mille mots''. As the saying goes... Read More →


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-111

2:00pm

If a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words, a Simulation Is Worth a Million!
Math and Science topics come to life and student depth of understanding soars when using online Gizmos simulations to introduce, develop and expand conceptual understanding.  Participants will experience the incorporation of live simulations in a fraction lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Saarah Jasim

Saarah Jasim

Project Manager of, ExploreLearning


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
C-202

2:00pm

Interactive Math Notebooks
Art + Math = Interactive Math Notebooks. Come see how  we work in in my class and how my students create math journals.  It's easy, it's fun, and it's engaging.

Speakers
avatar for Monica Dunbar

Monica Dunbar

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-107

2:00pm

IPad Apps
We have worked with the apps Book Creator, Pic Collage, iMotion, and iMovie to create student work that students were excited to present.  We will provide tips and ideas for working with and using Claymation, Book Creator and Pic Collage.

Speakers
AC

Alexandra Cameron

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
JL

Judy Lafleur

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-105

2:00pm

iPads in an English Cycle 3 Classroom
Wondering how to use iPads in an English high school classroom? Worried about syncing them, students breaking them, or even handling them on a daily basis? I have been using iPads for a year and a half in my secondary 4 English classroom and I love it.  Attend this session to learn how I collect and correct everything online using Edmodo and Google Drive, and how I use different apps, and Apple Configurator to do it all.

Speakers
avatar for Vicky Perreault

Vicky Perreault

Teacher (ELA), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-119

2:00pm

La dictée zéro faute
"La dictée zéro faute est une dictée "d'apprentissage",  une dictée durant laquelle vos élèves peuvent poser toutes les questions possibles.  On l'appelle zéro faute puisque les élèves devraient, en principe, être en mesure de ne pas laisser d'erreurs dans leur texte !"

Speakers
AA

Annie Audet

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-104

2:00pm

Math Outside?! YESSS!
Make the playground your math classroom and get students excited about math! During this session, a variety of activities that engage students in learning math outdoors will be shared with teachers. Through these activities, students have opportunities to explore and learn math concepts, in groups and/or individually, while being active and making connections between math and nature. Teachers will receive activity ideas with references to the Progression of Learning after the session, via email.

Speakers
SD

Saba Din

Pedagogical Consultant (Math), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
C-201

2:00pm

Online Useful Resources to use in class tomorrow morning!
Come discover some engaging online resources such as Poppet,  Ed-puzzle, Teachers Pay Teachers, Khan Academy, Canva, Prezi and Pearl Tree. This interactive session will allow you to take a few minutes to explore what can work for you.

Speakers
AC

Anne-Julie Cloutier

Teacher (History), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-117

2:00pm

Projet d'échanges linguistiques en langue seconde
Pour des situations de communication authentique!  PELIQ-AN est un programme d'échanges linguistiques subventionné par le MELS  entre des groupes d’élèves d’écoles du secteur anglophone et francophone du Québec. Les élèves adorent et les profs aussi!

Speakers
EB

Emilie Blondin Huneault

Teacher (FSL), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-116

2:00pm

Speed Booking avec Livres Ouverts
Livres-Ouverts est un site qui propose une sélection commentée de livres qui s'adressent aux jeunes du préscolaire, du primaire et du secondaire. Régulièrement mis à jour, le site propose des suggestions pédagogiques qui visent à donner vie à ces livres en classe. Danièle Courchesne, conseillère pédagogique chez Livres-Ouverts, vous fera découvrir les réseaux de livres qui font la différence.

Speakers
DC

Danièle Courchesne

Student Supervisor, Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-118

2:00pm

Teaching the Elements of Music Using 4Chord
4Chord is an app for smart phones and tablets that shows the chords and beat, and plays the melody of the most recent pop songs and songs of many other genres.  Learn to engage students in music class by playing it through your Smartboard or a projector and a sound system. You can teach the construction of chords or keep it simple and play just one note of each chord.  Learn to break down a song so that all students can participate. Immediate feedback with app's audio and video recording abilities.

Speakers
AF

Anna Foreman

Teacher (General), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
I teach music to all classes at Laurentian Elementary School and I also teach a grade three math class. I have my degrees and experience in both elementary education and music. I teach music using stations of xylophones, drums and keyboards. One tool I use to engage students is... Read More →


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-108

2:00pm

Tuning In: Music in Tomorrow's Classroom
This workshop will examine how students consume music. Various tools will be presented that can be used in the music classroom to increase student engagement and help students explore their creativity. Items presented include: SoundCloud, BandCamp, Guitar Pro, music blogging, composition exercises for students, & music recording in the classroom.

Speakers
MF

Michael Fitch

Teacher (Music), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
Sandor Clegane


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-120

2:00pm

Video Games as Interactive Lessons
There are plenty of video games that act as perfect simulation tools for learning environments. For example, games like SimCity and Civilization allow students to see urban geography and history unfold before their eyes. This activity will show you how to incorporate these programs, and others into your classroom.

Speakers
JG

James Gore

Teacher (History/Math/Science), Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board


Thursday August 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm
B-115

2:30pm