I was recently asked a question about the SAMR model: How does teacher awareness of the
#SAMR model affect tech integration? My first thought was that we overthink edtech sometimes. I’m not particularly a fan of the SAMR model because I think that forces teachers into a box. Some teachers are afraid to integrate edtech into their classrooms because they struggle to understand SMAR. Here is a way to keep it simple when it comes to edtech.
3 step model for integrating edtech into your classroom that is easily repeatable:
Step 1: Use the edtech tool to get comfortable
Step 2: Become an expert with the tech tool
Step 3: Innovate with the tech tool