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i21 Zone Overview

Published on Nov 18, 2015



Apps to Download

  • I-Nigma
  • Skitch

i21 Zone Overview

Let's Get Acquanted

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What is i21 Zone?

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Prior to Coach's Visit

  • Cadre teachers & model teacher selected
  • i21 Zone Coach communicates with model teacher
  • i21 Zone Coach creates lesson

What is a Model Lesson?

  • Based on available technology
  • Designed around existing curricula

Day 1 - Model Lesson

  • Delivered by i21 Zone Coach
  • Observed by cadre teachers
  • See how technology is used in daily instruction
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Remainder of Day 1

  • Coach teaches tech tools to model teachers
  • Teachers create technology-rich lesson

Days 2 & 3 - Side-By-Side

  • Coach assists teachers as needed
  • Coach provides feedback

I'm Here to Help!

  • Non-threatening
  • Not here to evaluate you
  • Use technology as a tool, not another task


  • Type in Pin #
  • Type in your name
  • Wait for the teacher to begin
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What is BYOD?

Write your answer on a Post-It Note.
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What are the drivers for BYOD?


Double-click and answer the question.
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What are the barriers of BYOD?

QR Code Cubes

  • Roll the cube
  • Scan the top code with I-Nigma
  • Discuss a solution to the dilemma
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  • Login as a Student
  • Room number is football
  • Wait for the teacher to begin
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Sample Lesson

Genetics Lesson

  • Scan QR Codes with I-Nigma
  • Answer question at each station

Let's Look at SAMR

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What is the SAMR Model

  • Developed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura
  • Helps educators infuse technology into teaching & learning
  • Creates higher levels of student achievement


Technology acts as a direct tool substitute with no functional change


Technology enables the redesign of significant portions of a task


Technology acts as a direct tool substitute with functional improvement


Technology allows for the creation of new tasks, previously inconceivable

SAMR by Students

The SAMR Explained by Students
Rich Colosi Media


  • Open the Skitch App
  • Take a picture of the bug
  • Label the bug parts
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Follow the steps on the direction sheet.
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Follow the directions from the presenter.
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i21 Zone Pulse Check

  • A - I am excited to begin!
  • B - I'll give it a try.
  • C - I need time to think about it.
  • D - Please don't make me do this!
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They are the FUTURE!

Are we preparing them to be successful?


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Janet Corder
i21 Zone Coach