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iPad Apps for SAMR in Upper Elementary. In early February I attended the EARCOS sponsored workshop at St.

iPad Apps for SAMR in Upper Elementary

Mary’s International School Transforming Learning with the iPad with John Burns. During the first day of the workshop John went over using the iPad with the SAMR model, which I found very helpful for COETAIL Course 5. SAMR Model of Technology Integration Flickr Image: Some rights reserved by laura pasquini From John’s suggestions, lists I’ve found online, discussions I’ve had with colleagues, and trial and error in my classroom, I’ve put together a list of apps that could be useful in upper elementary. SAMR : Model of Technology Integration. Using SAMR to Teach Above the Line - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - 1:1 program, Apple, edchat, EdTech, SAMR, technology.

For as long as I can remember I have been an advocate for helping teachers understand the stages of technology integration to help them effectively use tech as a tool for learning.

Using SAMR to Teach Above the Line - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - 1:1 program, Apple, edchat, EdTech, SAMR, technology

I’ve adopted a few different tech integration models over the years, discussed the ideas with administrators for use as a starting point for tech integration, and kept the ideas front of mind as I invent and discover new ways for using technology as a tool for learning. Discussing the stages of tech integration has led to some thought provoking and inspiring conversations, but the ideas have not gained a lot of momentum in my face-to-face teaching environment until now. As many districts jump on board with 1:1 implementation, Apple’s use of the SAMR model as a framework for tech integration presents a consistent, clear and powerful message that is spreading! About SAMR Researchers have determined that technology integration typically moves through specific levels. Image created by Dr. SAMR – The common truth. SAMR Model- Redefining a Lesson. SAMR-Model.jpg (JPEG Image, 600 × 464 pixels)

Ruben Puentedura on Applying the SAMR Model Video. The SAMR Model Explained - imagineeasy-2. Share on Tumblr inShare0 The SAMR Model Explained Terry Roper 7 months agoApril 22, 2014 Great video explaining the SAMR model, would love to see more on same subject going into each example.

The SAMR Model Explained - imagineeasy-2

Reply Your comment Steve Brewster 6 months agoMay 29, 2014 Good overview intro to SAMR ... encouraging me to follow through with learning more about it all and moving forward with using ed tech per the suggestions this video makes. Josh Mika 23 days agoNovember 1, 2014. SAMR. The SAMR Model Explained By Students. f5e6642544d9dd07f3544d17cef7e5ba.jpg (JPEG Image, 736 × 520 pixels)

SAMR in 120 Seconds. Samr-table-examples.png (799×389) Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 4: Classroom Evaluations. Have you ever experienced one of those days when you feel like you're herding cats?

Technology SAMR Model for Administrators Part 4: Classroom Evaluations

You had plans to visit a few classrooms, catch up on some paperwork, and meet with a couple of teachers to discuss upcoming classroom observations. Unbeknownst to you, Murphy's Law had prepared a wonderful day full of great activities for you. Instead of getting any of your work done, you have to mitigate a fight between two students, call parents, and determine the appropriate discipline procedures. Maybe a few teachers called in sick and you do not have enough coverage in the classrooms.

Have parents ever been late for a scheduled meeting and pushed back your daily timeline? The list of possibilities is endless. Schedule an Online Meeting As daily schedules become further complicated throughout the school year, an online meeting may be another method to efficiently communicate with your staff. Immediate Feedback Record, Share, Discuss. Teachers Test Drive Google's Classroom. Google Classroom is still a few weeks away from its full-scale rollout, but some teachers already have their hands on the work in progress.

Teachers Test Drive Google's Classroom

The latest addition to the Google Apps for Education lineup is a cloud-based workflow that helps teachers and students communicate, share assignments and get real-time comments and grades. The search-engine giant debuted the app in May, and since then, educators have been test-driving the features. Their experiences have been chronicled in detailed blog posts and videos. A New Excellent Interactive SAMR Visual for Teachers.

The SAMR Ladder Through the Lens of 21st Century Skills. This summer I have been digging deeper into the SAMR model of tech integration to help educators embrace 1:1 learning and the changes it will bring about.

The SAMR Ladder Through the Lens of 21st Century Skills

SAMR is a truly useful tool for helping teachers identify their current comfort zone in order to build expertise in designing efficient and effective student learning experiences. To reach higher levels on the SAMR ladder, teachers can make some planning and instructional shifts. A look at the big picture is helpful when trying to understand how to help students develop important 21st Century Skills at each level.

Through the Lens of 21st Century Skills I have created an interactive graphic of the SAMR Ladder to illustrate the big picture. Final Thoughts. SAMR in 120 Seconds. SAMR/TPACK - iPad Bootcamp for Teachers. "Pad Wheel" SAMR success is NOT about Tech. Quick refresh If you aren’t aware of the S.A.M.R. model (devised by Ruben R.

SAMR success is NOT about Tech

Puentedura – @rubenrp) then in simple form it explains the common journey teachers go through when introducing technology. It’s popular for introducing iPads in schools. More info here. SAMR. TPACK and SAMR Model. Six Minutes with Ruben Puentedura. Using iPads to Transform Teaching and Learning. Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

Using iPads to Transform Teaching and Learning

-John Dewey One of the great things I’ve noticed in the last 2 years is how my teaching has evolved with the use of the iPads. It’s been a gradual shift, but the way I am using them now is different than the first pilot year in 2011. In the beginning, I was focused on integrating the iPads into our day and was very much “app” oriented. We had a lot of success that first year and my class data reflected that. A subtle shift began last year when my students started taking charge of their own learning.

This year, I’ve learned from my students, we’ve raised the bar, and kids continue to create their own content. Here is an example from Explain Everything. I have no idea what next school year will bring (and goodness knows, I am looking forward to enjoying my summer break!) Teaching with Technology in the Classroom - Getting Smart by Winifred Kehl - ed tech, education technology, Teaching. Once upon a time, pedagogy and subject matter content were two separate domains.

Teaching with Technology in the Classroom - Getting Smart by Winifred Kehl - ed tech, education technology, Teaching

Teachers were expected to know their subject (reading, math, science, English, etc.) and they were expected to know how to teach a classroom of students. If that strikes you as odd and counterintuitive, you might have a man by the name of Lee Shulman to thank. In the 1980s, Shulman, an educational psychologist, introduced the idea of “pedagogical content knowledge” – knowledge of what methods to use to teach particular subject matter. (For example, check out this study on how to teach physics. ) Shulman argued that treating pedagogy as separate from content knowledge leads to learning environments not ideally suited for the educational task at hand.

And this was before the debate over if and how to use technology in the classroom. While pedagogy and content are no long considered mutually exclusive, the question of how to integrate technology into education may not be so nicely settled. SAMRAndTheFlippedClassroom. 5 Reasons The iPad Will Stay The King of the Classroom. The following piece is by the amazingly talented Adam Webster, Assistant Director of Learning and Teaching at a secondary school in Surrey, England. He writes for both the Edudemic Magazine and his blog ‘ Cageless Thinking ‘ (worth bookmarking). This article originally appeared on Cageless Thinking and was cross-posted with Adam’s permission.