Goodbye Summer. Hello SAMR. Part 3

How would you decide on where you stand in the SAMR model? Always start with your learning outcome. What is it that you want your learners to accomplish? Do you want them to arrange a given list, lable a diagram, memorise a sequence or explain a process, predict an outcome, estimate or dramatise an event,…

Goodbye Summer. Hello SAMR. Part 2

The SAMR model is sometimes explained and depicted as a swimming pool with a shallow end and extending to the deep section. You would be correct to think that the shallow end represents the substitution and augmentation phases while the deep end represents the transformative part of the model. The first time I presented the SAMR model to…

Goodbye Summer. Hello SAMR.

A few weeks ago we said goodbye to Summer. Now say hello to SAMR. I introduced this model to my support staff just a few months before we started the pilot project for the tablets. The SAMR model was then taken up and introduced to all the teachers who participated in the One Tablet per…