Using SAMR to Teach Above the Line
The SAMR model is a useful tool for helping teachers think about their own tech use as they begin to make small shifts in the design and implementation of technology driven learning experiences t…
The SAMR model is one tool to use. The letters stand for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification. Redefinition. This post explores how you can use the SAMR model in the classroom, with the focus on the US constitution and connect the project to Common Core. At each step of the SAMR ladder Susan Oxnevad provides "Dr. Puentedura’ Questions and Transitions for guidance." (Dr. Puentedura is the creator of the SAMR model).
The SAMR model is a great tool to use with teachers new to technology. It provides a scaffolding that will assist them as they gain new technology skills. This lesson provides a great overview and could be modified for lessons in other disciplines.
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