Beyond Substitution: The SAMR Model « 2011 Summer Tech Institute Think technology and education end with Word documents and Google Apps? Think again. SAMR, a model designed to help educators integrate technology into teaching and learning , was developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura. The model aims to enable teachers to design, develop, and integrate digital learning experiences that utilize technology to transform learning experiences to lead to high levels of achievement for students. Double click the image below to get a full size view of the image. Substitute, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition SAMR - Models for Enhancng Technology Integration 1 The four levels of the SAMR model: 1. 2. 3. 4. Find more information about SAMR in Puentedura’s podcasts at iTunes U. Like this: Like Loading...
Remote PC access software. Remote login for remote desktop | Splashtop Learn It In 5 - Home Infuse Learning - A Great Student Response Tool There is no shortage of student response services that teachers can use in their classrooms. Socrative and Poll Everywhere are my two favorite. But a new service called Infuse Learning is definitely challenging for that ranking. Infuse Learning is a free student response system that works with any Internet-connected device including iPads and Android tablets. Infuse Learning allows teachers to push questions, prompts, and quizzes out to students' devices in private virtual classrooms. Infuse Learning offers a couple of helpful accessibility options including support for multiple languages. To get started using Infuse Learning go to the site and start creating classes. Learn more about Infuse Learning in the video below. Applications for Education Infuse Learning has fantastic potential as a student response system. If you want all of your students to view the same webpage at once, you can push links out to your students through your Infuse Learning room.
Global STEMprenuers (Oct. 22, 2014) Oct. 22, 2014, 1 p.m. PT | 4 p.m. ET "Global STEMprenuers," facilitated by Mano Talavier, director at Longwood University Institute for Teaching Through Technology and Innovative Practices (ITTIP) and presented by an esteemed panel of students. Meet teenage scientists, inventors and designers who are passionate about innovative thinking and entrepreneurship during this interactive panel. Meet the student panelists: Michelle Marquez, 15, is a high school sophomore from Chesterfield County, Virginia, who discovered the mathematical structure of sound that triggers emotions. Tenith Adithyaa, 17, is a senior at Hindu Higher Secondary School, Watrap, Tamil Nadu, India. Inderjit Kaur, 17, a student at the Pusat PERMATApintar Negara center for gifted and talented students in Malaysia, has led a team through several successful robotics competitions. Kailee Mitsuyasu, 15, is a sophomore at Mid-Pacific Institute, Hawai'i. Find out more about ISTE's STEM webinar pass. Authors/Contributors:
50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Collaborative and Interactive Classroom Wikis are an exceptionally useful tool for getting students more involved in curriculum. They’re often appealing and fun for students to use, while at the same time ideal for encouraging participation, collaboration, and interaction. Read on to see how you can put wikis to work in your classroom. Resource Creation Using these ideas, your students can collaboratively create classroom valuables. Student Participation These projects are sure to get your students involved. Group Projects Allow wikis to facilitate group work by using these ideas. Student Interaction Get your students to work together on these projects. For the Classroom Use your wiki to create spaces that are special to your class. Community Reach out to the community with these resources that everyone can appreciate. Other Here are even more fun and useful ways to improve your classroom with a wiki. Did you enjoy this article?
What Makes Great Digital Instruction “Digital instruction” (“Boundless”) is delivered via technology, such as video and smart software that offers students a personalized sequence of learning experiences, and does not include live interaction with a teacher. Digital instruction must be combined with an excellent in-person or remotely located teacher, who is personally accountable for students’ learning outcomes. It is “boundless” because, once recorded, great digital instruction can help a limitless number of students located anywhere. Digital instruction is essential to Time-Technology Swap school models that free excellent teachers’ time to reach more students. The most useful digital instruction has the following characteristics: Schools can include a seventh “A,” accountability, by monitoring digital instruction effectiveness with different students and making changes when needed. The greater the digital time, the greater the number of students reached and/or the smaller class or group size can be.
Creating Blogs and Websites This page is where you can find resources related to my presentations about creating effective blogs and websites to complement instruction. How to create a Blogger blog. How to turn on comment moderation in Blogger. How to add or subtract contributors to your Blogger blog. How to create an Edublogs blog. How to create a Wordpress.com blog. How to create a Posterous blog. The Basics of Creating and Editing a Wikispaces Wiki.More, including a video tutorial, about using Wikispaces. Creating a Google Sites website. Ten Options for Creating Websites. Yola (formerly Synthasite) is the tool that I am currently using to build websites for my department and other departments in my high school. Webs (formerly Free Webs) is another service that I have first-hand experience with in a school setting because my girlfriend (a teacher in another school district) uses it for her classes. Snap Pages provides a free service as well as a premium service for creating your custom website.
Bloomin' Apps This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Android, Google and online tools and applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite online tool, iOS, or Android app with others. Cogs of the Cognitive Processes I began to think about the triangular shape of Bloom's Taxonomy and realized I thought of it a bit differently.Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes in and out of the each level as they acquire new content and turn it into knowledge, I created a different type of image that showcased my thoughts about Bloom's more meaningfully.Here is my visual which showcases the interlocking nature of the cognitive processes or, simply, the "Cogs of the Cognitive Processes". IPAD APPS TO SUPPORT BLOOM'S REVISED TAXONOMYassembled by Kathy Schrock Bloom's and SAMR: My thoughts