SAMR: Substitution

SAMR Model - Substitution

Substitution: a useful level in the Model for using technology to make life easier in the learning environment. There is definitely a place for substitution in the 21st century classroom. EdSurge says, "although these activities engage students and enhance learning, the level of tech integration is low: teachers are just substituting technology for things you could do without technology."
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Examples of Substitution

Articles of Interest

Rethinking SAMR

This blog post, written by a teacher, covers 4 common myths about the SAMR Model. "My big takeaway: I had seriously misunderstood [the] SAMR model of tech integration. In fact, most of my colleagues had also misunderstood it."

A Guide for Bringing the SAMR Model to iPads

"When used effectively, iPads can develop thinkers and problem solvers. They can be used to transform learning inside and outside of the classroom, and offer limitless opportunities." *Image below is from this article.*

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