Developing the School of the Future Based on Quality Principles

  • Constantinos I. Doukas
  • Yannis Kotsanis
  • Vassilis Economu
  • Katerina Riviou
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 73)

Abstract

Our school’s vision is to deliver a more attractive, qualitative and technologically equipped school to our students in order to prepare them to be active 21st Century citizens. In this paper we present the on-going effort that we have made during the last years, towards this direction. Our initial step towards building the “School of the Future” is the implementation of a “Classroom of the Future”, as well as the experience gained through our participation in the homonym project. In this classroom our students have a light-weight portable “electronic schoolbag” (Tablet PC) and are connected wirelessly to the interactive whiteboard of their classroom and their teacher’s “electronic” tools. This schoolbag contains all of their books and sheets as well as virtual labs, simulations, multimedia material, their schoolwork and every tool related to the educational process.

Keywords

1:1 Computing Classroom of the Future 21st Century Skills Tablet PC quality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Constantinos I. Doukas
    • 1
  • Yannis Kotsanis
    • 1
  • Vassilis Economu
    • 1
  • Katerina Riviou
    • 1
  1. 1.Doukas School S.A.AthensGreece

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