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SASSY SAMR a 21st Century Teacher's Toolkit highlights:

- Background on Technology Integration and 21st Century Skills
- SAMR Questions and Answers Revealed
- Ed Tech Quintet
- SAMR Models

And provides a S.A.S.S.Y. SAMR Model with appropriate challenges.
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Published on Nov 18, 2015

SASSY SAMR: A Quick and Accessible Intro to SAMR in the Classroom.


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SASSY SAMR a 21st Century Teacher's Toolkit highlights:

- Background on Technology Integration and 21st Century Skills
- SAMR Questions and Answers Revealed
- Ed Tech Quintet
- SAMR Models

And provides a S.A.S.S.Y. SAMR Model with appropriate challenges.

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Lisa has 13+ years of educational experience ranging from teaching HS English & MS Math to international curriculum development, creating and presenting workshops, and even running technology integration camps across the state. Currently, Lisa serves as an Educational Technologist for Eanes ISD which proudly supports an 1:1 iPad initiative from K-12. Additionally, she has been recognized and selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator.

Her love for “cooking up” technology integrated lessons and the need for a creative & productive outlet led her to create the TechChef4u blog in early May of 2011. Lisa continues to share her app-thusiasm for iLearning and purposeful integration of mobile devices in schools districts and conferences worldwide. She feels very strongly about providing authentic and engaging professional development resources across multiple platforms (e.g. Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Google+, Thinglink, iTunes U, MailChimp... ) to meet the needs of a diverse population of educators.

Other TechChef4u delectable digital delights are the TechChef4u app, “Hot Apps 4 HOTS” iBook, and “Appy Hours 4 U” podcast. Recently, Lisa has expanded her interests in technology integration to include a Chic Geek iJewelry line (now available on etsy) to fully support those that enjoy dressing the part... ;)

21st Skills

Are students prepared to LEAD and LEARN in a Participatory Culture?
A few really great resources to review before delving feet first into SAMR:

- What is 21st Century Education (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ax5cNlutAys

- An Introduction to Technology Integration (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d59eG1_Tt-Q

- "21st-Century Skills Not New, but a Worthy Challenge" (article):


What is the Intent of SAMR?
Intent of SAMR is NOT to evaluate individual teachers, schools, and departments but to support educators in visualizing HOW technology can be integrated and HOW it can transform instruction and learning to prepare students for the 21st century workplace and beyond.

- See "Substitution to Redefinition: The Challenges of Using Technology" for more detailed information.


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What does SAMR Mean?

- Is it Appropriate to Classify Apps by SAMR standards?

- Is it Appropriate to align SAMR to Bloom's?


Can We Assign Apps/Tools to SAMR?
"Classifying apps by Blooms or SAMR like this...


limits our thinking... Consider a pencil: pic.twitter.com/US7go5lM" - @Braddo - Brad Ovenell -Carter

It is not the tool that needs to be classified but how we use the tool.

Learn WHY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drL_Ojimk8Q

How Many Uses

Are there for the SAME tool?
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Ed Tech Quintet

A Better Approach to App Sorting
Dr. Ruben Puentedera focuses on apps/tools in 5 different categories that truly stand the test of time... (see below) and then builds App Flows based on how the tool is used.

- Social: Bookmarks, Discussions, Blogging, Telepresence, RSS Feeds, Microblogging, Wikis, File Sharing, etc...

- Mobility: Embedding information in the world for your students

- Visualization: Creating 3D objects, maps, timelines, mind maps, numerical data. textual data

- Storytelling: image assembly, sequential art, moving image, interactive media, interactive fiction, infinite canvas (take a comic and take away the edges of the pages)

- Gaming: system defined by rules

See more specific examples on his site: http://www.hippasus.com/rrpweblog/

Hear more from Dr. Ruben Puentedura here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NemBarqD6qA

and here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpK7h4mjUhM

Additional Factors & Things to Ponder

Additional Factors and Things to Ponder:

- Teacher-Centered vs. Student-Centered Technology: http://whatdoyouteach.blogspot.com/2013/11/turning-samr-into-tech-what-mode...

- Familiarity with Technology and Teacher Confidence:
- http://ictevangelist.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Teacher-confidence.png

- Introducing Technology:

What is S.A.S.S.Y. SAMR?

S.A.S.S.Y. SAMR is designed to provide additional ideas for how to integrate SAMR and technology effectively:

- STUDENTS and Storytelling


- SOCIAL (Voice and Collaboration)

- SEEK: Research and Visualization (Finding it, Citing it, and Displaying it)

- YOU: Think about Your Own Thinking…

Visit the interactive infographic here: http://www.thinglink.com/scene/485266599696138242

SAMR Challenge

Tasks and Links
Ideas for Choosing Your First SAMR LADDER Project:

- Your Passion
- Barriers to Students' Progress
- What Students Will Do in the Future?


Add Your SAMR LADDER to the Google Presentation linked here:

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