What is SAMR
and why does it matter?
Teachers or students are only using new technology tools to replace old ones - different tools, same task
- Using YouTube to have a book read aloud to students
- Students using Google Docs to type an assignment (instead of writing it on paper)
- Using a video camera app students could complete a fluency bootcamp, where they would record themselves reading a passage, and play it back checking for fluency and expression.
- Carol - note taking with 4th graders using Pages
Technology is being used more effectively not to do the same task using different tools but to redesign new parts of the task and transform students learning.
- Using the commenting service in Google Docs, for instance, to collaborate and share feedback on a given task task.
- Create a digital travel brochure that incorporates multimedia and student created video.
- Students could use iMovie App to create iMovie Book Trailers, or digital stories using the Videolicious app
Here's a great resource to get you started in you're feeling stuck.