1er Next May, an event will be held entirely dedicated to sharing research, practices, advantages and challenges of using the iPad in education. It is presented on the sidelines of the CRIFPE international conference on education.
The Canada Research Chair in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education and the Interuniversity Research Center on Training and the Teaching Profession (CRIFPE) are organizing the First French-speaking iPad summit in education. It aims to bring together key players in the field of education interested in using the iPad at school.
On the program, the iPad shift at the Sorel-Tracy School Board, good practices for using iPad trolleys in high school, ways to share content between teachers and students using the iPad, a panel of students who express their opinion on the tool, the ethics of the use of tablets in the classroom, strategies for use in French in high school and also in physical education.
The iPad Education Summit will also provide an update on the results of research conducted by CRIFPE across Quebec with 3,700 students and 200 teachers using the iPad in the classroom (http://www.ipad.crifpe.ca).
We are expecting various speakers (researchers, educational advisers, teachers, administrators, students and professionals) who will present their research and practices on the use of the iPad in a school context. It promises to be "as interesting as it is innovative", according to Aurélien Fievez, research coordinator at CRIFPE.
Infobourg is pleased to be a partner of the event and will be on site to provide a report.