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iClasse®: A classroom that engage students and teachers
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, École Wilfrid-Bastien / PhD Student - Université de Montréal, Canada

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Montréal, Quebec, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-98-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

“It’s hard to think outside the box, but it’s about time to do that.” We needed new approaches and new practices to stimulate our students and get the best from computers & mobile devices. iClasse® (iClassroom™) implemented in 2009, is a innovative project that has led us to develop new teaching and staff training methods. Our purpose is to promote technology innovative practices across Montreal’s schools and districts. iCl@sse® is a 1-on-1 computer constructivist paperless program, in which students are involved in shaping their learning. Team work and strong self-esteem are major key components of this classroom. In this paper, we will describe how instruction is organized in iClasse, the pedagogical concepts that guide us and the video-based professionnal development implemented this year: StarTek. The development of this 21 century classroom and introduction of technology is based on 8 years of research and experimenting in my classroom and on a review of litterature on ICT.

Citation

Poulin, P. (2012). iClasse®: A classroom that engage students and teachers. In T. Bastiaens & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2012--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 1 (pp. 1241-1245). Montréal, Quebec, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 28, 2022 from .