Monthly Archive: April 2015

Please, Stop Calling SAMR a Model for Technology Integration

SAMR It has been misused. It has been overused. It has been turned into cute infographs that include oceans, cups of coffee, and a myriad of Frankenstein-like mashups [ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 ] with Bloom’s and TPACK and matching apps….
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How Has the Echo Chamber of Social Media Affected the Education System?

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An interesting question posed by Tom Whitby. Today’s #Edchat Topic: How has the transparency of Social Media affected the education system? — Tom Whitby (@tomwhitby) April 7, 2015 My response: .@tomwhitby Various standpoints to consider. Students. Teachers. Parents. Community. Politically….
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Ten Opportunities for Technology to Transform Teaching & Learning

From the U.S. Department of Education Office of Education Technology, here are ten opportunities for technology to transform teaching and learning. Developers are encouraged to create tools with technology around these ten opportunities. Improving mastery of academic skills Developing skills…
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Internet Access is Still Not Ubiquitous

In the past, I have written about the misconception that Internet access is not ubiquitous for many Americans, in particular for those in rural areas. Today, the Pew Research Center released a report outlining the changing landscape of our Internet…
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