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Jamie Kompon (BEd 1989) to coach for Canada at 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

Tue, 2015-06-23 11:28

By Earl Zukerman
Published May 20, 2015, McGill Athletics

CALGARY, Alta. -- Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that Jamie Kompon (BEd (PE) 1989), a McGill University graduate from Thunder Bay, Ont., is among three head coaches named to lead the three Canadian teams at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in August.
 

Source Site: /education

Voices into Action

Wed, 2015-02-11 16:07

Voices into Action is an online curriculum-based educational resource dedicated to providing students with access to information on issues regarding human rights, prejudice, and hatred.
 

Designed by curriculum experts, this program utilizes a wide variety of media to present compelling information on a history of human suffering, stemming from social injustice that is still a growing problem today. Explore thought-provoking issues with your students by accessing our lessons and resources on antisemitism, racism, discrimination and stereotyping.

 

 

Contact Information

Contact: Nicole Miller
Organization: www.voicesintoaction.ca
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Office Phone: 416-916-8366
Source Site: /economics

Work in Progress – Jason Harley: Augmented reality with mobile technologies: Can it lead to learning and engagement with historical settings?

Wed, 2014-11-12 15:30 - 17:00
Sherbrooke 688 : rm 461, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Work in Progress continues with Jason Harley (LEADS – Education / UdeM HERON Lab) “Augmented reality with mobile technologies: Can it lead to learning and engagement with historical settings?”

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McGill experts: International Literacy Day

Fri, 2014-09-05 10:40

Contact Information

Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Raphaël Larocque-Cyr
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-6693
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Source Site: /newsroom

Stories that motivate children to be honest

Tales where honesty is rewarded prove more effective than those where lying is punished
Wed, 2014-06-18 09:35

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514 398-2189
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Source Site: /newsroom

Prix D'Excellence Winners 2014 - Desautels wins Gold for Best Institutional Annual Report

Fri, 2014-06-06 13:16

The PRIX D’EXCELLENCE is the annual awards program of the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education, recognizing outstanding achievements in alumni affairs, public affairs, communications, marketing, development, advancement services, stewardship, student recruitment and overall institutional Advancement.

Category 13: Best Institutional Annual Report 
GOLD
McGill University: Desautels Faculty of Management
Desautels Impact Report

Source Site: /desautels

The End of Innovation? Moving Education Research Forward in the New Millennium

Tue, 2014-03-25 17:45 - 20:15
Peel 3715 : 3715 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1X1

The 2013-14 PhD Pro-seminar class will be holding a symposium entitled "The End of Innovation? Moving Education Research Forward in the New Millennium" on March 25th and April 8th, from 5:45pm to 8:15pm in the Coach House.

All are welcome to join us for exciting presentations, snacks and refreshments!

This is a great opportunity to get a glimpse at the interesting research first-year PhD students are pursuing. 

Source Site: /dise

Kevin Kee - The Future is Already Here – AR and the Future of Education

Mon, 2014-03-31 10:00 - 11:30
Sherbrooke 688 : room 1041, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

Kevin Kee (Brock - History) will join LLC 311 Digital Studies / Citizenry to discuss augmented reality and education.

The Future is Already Here – AR and the Future of Education

For more details on Prof. Kee's talk, please see http://www.oarn.net/2013/11/slides-from-the-future-is-already-here-presentation/

Space is limited, and students have priority. Please RSVP for this event to digital [dot] humanities [at] mcgill [dot] ca if you are not registered in LLC 311.

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New evidence confirms link between IQ and brain cortex

Tue, 2014-03-04 09:45

Montreal scientists play key role in long-term international study

Rate of change in the thickness of the brain’s cortex is an important factor associated with a person’s change in IQ, according to a collaborative study by scientists in five countries including researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre.

Contact Information

Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Why McGill needs ECOLE

Wed, 2014-02-19 19:30

McGill School Or Architecture teams up with volunteers to foster growth of Montreal's bee population.

Published on Feb 18, 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Ilana Khin

Source Site: /sustainability