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Voici des suggestions d’activités qui vous permettent de poser un geste concret afin de promouvoir et mettre en valeur la persévérance scolaire lors de ces Journées et tout au long de l’année. Ces suggestions sont regroupées en fonction du public cible.












Think with youth about the actions or people representing a +

Think with youth about the actions or people representing a + in their perseverance! What helps them to enjoy school persevere, from chilhood to adulthood? Their best friend, ...

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Invite young people to write or draw an action that has been a +

Invite young people to write or draw an action that has been a + for them in their course of life and post it all in a visible place in your school. You can use the downloadab...

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School perseverance sticky notes

On a piece of cardboard hung on the wall, write, “School perseverance is…”. Encourage young people to answer the question on a sticky note (Post-it brand or other). Stick the ...

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Equation activity

Using the file downloadable in the material, ask the youth to personalize the equation representing an addition of the actions that are a + in their school perseverance and s...

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On February 14, spread the love!

Because to encourage a young person is to love them, we suggest the Heart +, which connects Hooked on School Days with Valentine’s Day. ...

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Tree of perseverance: Have the students identify the challenges they face at school

Draw a large tree on the board with three branches but no leaves. Introduce it as the tree of perseverance. Explain that the leaves grow when they, the students, make an effor...

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Recognize young people as a + of their success

As a teacher, professional, parent, name a quality or achievement of the child that makes him a + for their perseverance or success. You can give a certificate of school perse...

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Encourage children with perseverance stickers!

Wow! Cool! A+! Super! Give stickers to children to celebrate their success (available on order or download)....

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Make a chatterbox and play!

A fun way to help children discover the + in their success (available on order or download: 5-8 years old chatterbox, 9-12 years old chatterbox)....

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Placemat for little ones

Invite children to draw the + in their success, the action that helps them to grow up and to learn with pleasure (available on order or download)....

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Recognition of graduates by municipality

The municipal council makes a commitment to become concretely involved in supporting school perseverance in its community by adopting a policy to encourage school perseverance...

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Balancing school and work

Balancing school and work is a reality that is gaining momentum among students at the high school, adult education, vocational education, college, and university levels. Effec...

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Self-expression through “improve”

Explore various aspects of staying in school and above all… have fun!...

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Discussion groups

Enhance a writing project or the watching of a video by organizing a discussion group. Take advantage of Hooked on School Days to have youth express their views on dropping ou...

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Sainte-Persévère capsules

Through your organization’s newsletter, or the local paper of your municipality or MRC, provide information on school perseverance. Be reporters and spread the word on how st...

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Supper together

Plan theme suppers as a family or group; prepare and cook the meal together, and encourage lively discussions. When supper’s over, ask for suggestions for the theme of the nex...

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Perseverance cookies

Put messages of encouragement, congratulations, and pride inside fortune cookies to tell youth that they are not alone in their pursuit of success. Give them to all students i...

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Writing session

Start a new tradition by writing Hooked on School postcards as a family. Address cards to members of your family (parents, grandparents, cousins, etc.) and significant people,...

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A letter in the mail

Become a sponsor of one or several youngsters by writing a letter in which you send a message of encouragement and perseverance. This type of correspondence between youth and ...

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Fun stories and extraordinary moments!

The pleasure of reading starts well before the first day of school. Telling stories – what a pleasant way to stimulate language development and instil a child’s interest in re...

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Perseverance Cafe

Transform public space or the student lounge into the “Perseverance Cafe.” Place Hooked on School postcards on the tables (10 factors of perseverance) and spontaneously invite...

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Be my guest

Select students who have really shown perseverance. Offer to take them to lunch or give them the opportunity to enjoy a special activity by giving them a movie ticket or somet...

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Becoming a “reporter for a day” on the topic of school-work balance

More and more students are working while they study. Some work only a few hours a week while others have close to a full-time job. Why are they working? Does their job have an...

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“Everyone’s talking about it” forum

Following a lecture on perseverance, lead a forum, debate or discussion that makes everyone think about how to boost educational motivation among students. ...

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Personal accounts

People (youth, teachers, parents, employers, public figures and other significant people) talk about their work, career paths, the difficulties they overcame, and their succes...

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Squads focusing on the perseverance of boys

Bring together a small group of people focusing on boys who are having problems staying motivated or persevering. Since not all boys experience difficulties in school – on the...

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Other ideas

Incorporating the theme of perseverance in various pedagogical contexts: oral presentations, dictations, exams, writing, reading, research, comic strips, murals, songs, slogan...

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Various Contests

Organize poster contests, question and answer games, writing contests on passions and dreams, drawing contests, crosswords, word searches, question of the day with answers dep...

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Signs of perseverance

Choose a symbol that is representative of perseverance, such as a tree, a wall or a banner, etc. and animate activities based on this symbol. It will represent the importance ...

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Express yourself!

Be dynamic and creative by proposing testimonials, popular slogans or thoughts. Propose various broadcast media (blogs, videos, radio, intercom capsules, websites, etc..). Giv...

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