Robin Thacker

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iPad Apps Classified by SAMR model

The SAMR model helps teachers and educators understand and better integrate technology into their teaching and learning. This model was created by Dr …

What Teachers Need to Know about SAMR Model

SAMR was developed by Dr. Ruben Puentadura as a model for technology integration into the classroom. It is presumed to help teachers make a better …

SAMR Model Explained Through Examples

SAMR is one of the relevant learning models teachers can use to effectively integrate technology in education. I have been doing some readings into …

SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0

SAMR as a Framework for Moving Towards Education 3.0<p>Evolution, in its broadest sense, serves as a force to help humans move towards a better way of …

Humanities teach students to think. Where would we be without them?

Following announced funding cuts in US universities, is it entirely paranoid to wonder if humanities are under attack because they enable students to think?<p>Humanities departments in America are once again being axed. The reasons, one hears, are economic rather than ideological. It’s not that …

Humanities

Our kids will face a workplace that is completely different from today's — here's how to prepare them

It regularly tests these abilities and, if you do well, you are promised to get into a good college, have a successful career and live a happy, prosperous life.<p>Unfortunately, those promises have become empty. Today, when we all carry around supercomputers in our pocket, tasks like remembering facts …

Communication Skills

A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

Pedagogy

Nova Scotia budget promises pay bump for early childhood educators

The Nova Scotia government confirmed in its budget it will give early childhood educators a raise, but how much won't be known for another week or …

“Resetting” Classroom Management

Behavior in one of my large classes recently took a major turn for the worse.<p>And I was not happy about it.<p>It was taking me a long time to get the …

Teaching

build & SHARE your flipboard

Add a button to your website to help your visitors find and follow you on Flipboard.<p>Make it easy for other Flipboard users to share your content with the Flipboard audience.<p>Embed a thumbnail of your magazine on your website or blog to help others discover your Flipboard magazine.

Hamilton Teacher-led P.D. - Tech Integration via SAMR

Educational technology has zero impact if it isn’t part of great pedagogy or enhancing the exploration and sharing of great content. By following Dr. Ruben Puentedura's SAMR model teachers can integrate technology with purpose and create amazing learning experiences for their learners.

Metacognition and the SAMR model using iPads | Teaching Maths with technology

Having been fortunate enough to expand my connections through etmooc also has a bit of a downside. So many inspiring educators, so much new learning, …

8 Examples of Transforming Lessons Through the SAMR Cycle

Examples of Applying the SAMR Model can Help Teachers Understand and Embrace it The SAMR Model for integrating technology into teaching, developed by …

Education Technology

The SAMR Ladder Through the Lens of 21st Century Skills - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - EdTech, Teaching

Shares 108<p>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 …

iPad 104 – the learning

Innovative uses of technology are fantastic but at its core, the daily business of using technology to support learning has to be based around sound …

Education Technology

What Is Successful Technology Integration?

Defining Technology Integration<p>Before we can discuss how to shift our pedagogy or the role of the teacher in a classroom that is integrating …

Beyond SAMR: The Teacher’s Journey To Technology Integration

The SAMR model (substitution, augmentation, modification and redefinition) explores the impact of integrating technology on both teaching and …

Using SAMR to evaluate my Practice | The Learning Journey

The SAMR model . It helped me to transform my teaching and learning. I reflect back on how I went through this model, how I explored it and came to a …

Putting Activities Through the SAMR Exercise | Silvia Tolisano

Part of learning in 2014 is NOT to just CONSUME information, but to also contribute and create information.<p>If you enjoy reading the information and …

iPad Apps Aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy and SMAR Model

April 20, 2014<br>Here is another wonderful conceptualization of how iPad apps can be aligned with both Bloom's Taxonomy and SAMR model. Doug Loader from …

Three Working Models to Integrate Technology in Your Teaching

May 6, 2014<br>Technology is obviously an essential element in our instructional toolkit. Knowing how and when and for what purposes to use this …

SAMR Model: Student Video by Sean O'Neil - Teacher Tech

• SAMR Model: Student Video by Sean O’Neil | Teacher Tech | Learning Curve - [...] …

Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For

Kids create stop motion videos in class. (Brad Flickinger/Flickr)“They don’t live in Saskatoon!” a seventh-grade girl says vehemently. She’s working …

The SAMR Model Explained By Students

#twitterchat: Why Teachers Like Learning Models

<b>#twitterchat: Why Teachers Like Learning Models</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Recently, #cohort21 hosted a twitter chat on a topic near and dear to our hearts: …

New Poster: Explaining SAMR Model Through Google Apps

November 27, 2014<br>Here is another great find today from Google Apps Action. Davis created this excellent visual illustrating how to integrated SAMR …

Response: 'Doing' Geography Instead Of 'Studying' It

This week's question is:<p><i>What are creative ways to teach geography?</i><p>Geography is included among the many different classes I teach each year, so I'm …

How to Redefine Your Classroom by Connecting Students

Do you remember the days when you had to pay to get online access at places like Starbucks? Well those days are over, and we all connect very easily …