Defining together "Smart school" : an investigation by the students of KBIP.

Since last October, high school students of Michelle Landry of the Côte-du-Sud School Board (Québec) are working with the class of Maria Oliveras of Catalonia. The subject of their investigation is Smart city. In drafting their initial views on the subject, the students had several ideas that led them to further question the smart school. The Knowledge Forum view was soon filled with promising ideas and contributions.

Timeline of Tomorrow's Innovators work during 2013-2014

A timeline of Tomorrow's Innovators work during 2013-2014 have been created. Follow this link to open it.

Endangered Species: Findings Presentation

Students working on "Endangered Species" along 2013-2014, presented their findings during a series of videoconferences held on May 30th, and on the 6th and 13th June. These findings included a description of the species chosen and on a list of behaviours that could produce a positive effect on their preservation. A description of each class's work was presented at the beginning of the meeting.

To get access to these documents click on the links below:

Findings presentations #1

Findings presentations #2

Findings presentations #3

KBIP students express their concerns about risky behaviours

Students between 12 and 14 years old participating in KBIP worked collaboratively on risky teenage behaviours. The class from Quebec of teacher Vivianne Bédard-Thibeault (CS-Cœur-des-Vallées) and the class from Colombia of teacher Perrine Blanc (Lycée Français Louis Pasteur) exchanged their ideas about risky behaviours existing in their contexts through contributions on the KF and during a series of videoconferences. This project was also an opportunity to present their regions and to exchange questions regarding different topics.

To have more information about the activities developed during this partnership, please click here.

First 2013-2014 KBIP findings presentation

On May 30, the classes of teachers Joannie Vézina (CS-Côte-du-Sud) and Hélène Dufour (CS-René-Lévesque) presented their findings from the collaborative work with classes in Mexico part of KBIP. Twoother presentations will take place on the 6th and on the 13th June, where other participating classes will share the work.

Endangered Species: Closure meetings

A series of closure meetings will start on the 30th May. In order to acess the Presentation Schedule please click here.

Save the date for our International meetings!

Classes from Elementary schools from Quebec and Mexico working on Endangered animals will meet on May 30th, June 6th and on June 13th in order to present their work during this academic year (2013-2014).

Colombia-Quebec partnership

.On May 12, Vivianne Bédard's class from Quebec (CS-Cœur des Vallées) and Perrine Blanc's class from Lycée Français Louis Pasteur de Bogota (Colombia) had a second meeting  by videoconference. In order to prepare this presentation the two classes discussed on the Knowledge Forum about what they wanted to know and submit to the other class.  Simultaneously, the students began their contributions to the first bif question: "In your opinion, what is a risky behavior? ".

A class from Mexico meets an expert

Patricia Lozano‘s class from "San Francisco Javier School" in Mexico, met on April 29 the environmental expert Edgardo de los Santos. Students had the opportunity to discuss about endangered species in the region and asked the expert questions about their role and the role of different actors in their community concerning the conservation of animal's habitat.We would like to thank Edgardo de los Santos, and teachers Violeta Castillo and Patricia Lozano for their participation.This meeting was recorded in order to allow other classes in the region to have access.

Tomorrow's Innovators 2014

The Knowledge Building International Project is a knowledge building initiative supporting work across countries. Over the years, it has included schools in Canada, Catalonia, Hong Kong, Mexico, and the United States. KBIP offers important opportunities for KBI members, and the plan for Summer Institute 2014 is to anchor Tomorrow's Innovators events in KBIP. Much of KBIP work engages students in environmental issues.


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