Share Paper: Reciprocal mentoring: a win-win situation

  1. Martine Peters, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada
  2. Carole Raby, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
  3. Sylvie Fontain, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada
  4. Lorraine Savoie-Zajc, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada
Tuesday, March 8 5:35-5:55 PM Hermitage B

Abstract: Research indicates that in-service teachers are not confident when it comes to integrating technology in their classroom. They know little about newer technologies and don’t have time to learn about them. Preservice teachers on the other hand have studied these new approaches and long for opportunities to put them in practice. How can in-service and preservice teachers collaborate to learn from each other? In a new twist to professional development, we have paired together an in-service teacher, who can offer classroom experience, with a preservice teacher who is comfortable with ICTs. Our research has offered this unique training experience to ...