Some tools tested and loved by our team!

Using the Surface Hub in DL

Webinar (in French), Thursday, April 5, 2018, presented by Martin Bérubé, Educational Adviser at the Cégep de La Pocatière
This webinar will introduce Microsoft’s Surface Hub tablet, its main functions, and explore different educational uses for distance learning.

User guide (available soon)

Discover Google Jamboard

Webinar, Thursday, April 12, 2018, presented by Nelson Jean, IT Analyst at the Cégep de Rimouski

Looking for a way to change up your team meetings? Or reinvent your brainstorming sessions? Discover Google Jamboard! It’s a great tool to diversify your team meetings and the way you teach your classes. You will be shown a guide (technical and educational) detailing the pros and cons!

User guide (in French)

Kahoot or Socrative

Quizzes you can answer on your cellular phone.

Socrative allows you to create surveys, quizzes, and multiple choice questionnaires to send out to up to 50 users (in free mode). … Kahoot enables you to create questionnaires where students can respond at the same time, along the lines of a TV game show.

Source: www.maclassenumerique.com


Educational video creator

Powtoon is an online animation studio which you can use to create animated presentations and videos that are sure to capture your students’ attention.

Source: https://outilstice.com/2017/03/powtoon-creer-des-videos-danimation-et-des-presentations-multimedia/


For collaborative mind maps

Coggle is an online tool for creating and sharing mind maps. Whether you’re taking notes, brainstorming, or doing something incredibly creative, Coggle is the clear way to see your ideas. You can share them with as many of your friends or colleagues as you want.


An alternative to the classic PowerPoint for more dynamic presentations.

In a Prezi presentation, there are no slides. Users have an unlimited surface area at their disposal to mix and match photos, videos, sounds, PDFs, and even PowerPoint files. You can then easily navigate between the multimedia elements and add zoom and rotation effects to bring your presentation to life and capture your students’ attention.

Source: Nousvousils.fr

Table Comparing Google and Microsoft

Created by RÉCIT

This collaborative table created by RÉCIT is designed to help you provide the best arguments to the panellists of your preferred camp.

Table Comparing Google and Microsoft (in French)

*Public content, FADIO does not own this content.

Other resources of note (in French)

Source: www.maotechno.com/outils-varieacutes.html