While I remembered vaguely the term SAMR from the first COETAIL courses, just looking at the acronyms at first made me think: something cooked up by a technology expert with no connection to the classroom. Then I found 2 winners to clear it all up
Where Am I on the tech integration spectrum.
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I have no idea.
Well that's not necessarily true, exactly. But I'm low, not in that I'm sad and can't get up kind of low, which is far more serious, but in that
While this is the first exposure that I have had to SAMR and TPACK, I feel like there is an intrinsic knowledge of these frameworks that most educators (in the 21st century, at least) already possess. It's the identification and purposeful practice a
My own practice of technology integration has come a LONG way. As a millennial myself, I can remember getting our first ever family computer and first using AOL instant messenger in 7th grade. Technology has been a part of my life for almost as long
When I first started CoETAIL at the very beginning of this school year, I was very motivated to integrate technology purposefully. I tried blogging, a little bit of moviemaking, research, and Google docs. I was motivated to make my classroom environm
What is "Technology Integration"?
I was thinking about how I would define "technology integration" before completing the required readings, and I would have said it is the use of technology within the classroom to infuse or enhance the learning t
This year, our school went to a 1:1 MacBook program in the MS after first introducing it at the elementary level. To encourage teachers to fully integrate technology, the school brought in Kim Coffino to do a workshop on "Transforming Student Learn
Last year I attended Technology for Japanese classroom workshop at Yokohama International School(YIS). This is where I met Kim and this is the trigger to take this COETAIL course. The workshop completely blew my mind and all I felt was "I am so behin
In my ideal world, I would have iPads in my classroom for my kiddos so that they can use them regularly and tech usage would be student-centered instead of teacher-centric. But alas! I have just one iPad (mine) and one computer to wo
I came to a realization after reading the article on TPACK framework: that the framework may be just be outdated and obsolete. Throughout this course we have been discussing and addressing the idea that content itself is not as important as "acces
According to a somewhat dated 2007 Edutopia article, technology integration is defined as “the use of technology resources -- computers, mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, digital cameras, social media platforms and networks, software app
Merriam-Webster's definition of a librarian:
1. a person who works in a library (simple); 2. a specialist in the care or management of a library (full)
My personal (and day-to-day) definition of a librarian:
1. teacher librarian; 2. book orde
What is TECHNOLOGY Integration?
“Technology integration is the use of technology resources -- computers, mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, digital cameras, social media platforms and networks, software applications, the Internet, etc.
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I've referenced this point several times over the past three courses: my school is behind the times when it comes to integrating technology into student learning. M