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  1. Feb 2019
    1. Substitution  The SAMR Ladder: Questions and Transitions What will I gain by replacing the older technology with the new technology? Augmentation The SAMR Ladder: Questions and Transitions Substitution to Augmentation Have I added an improvement to the task process that could not be accomplished with the older technology at a fundamental level? How does this feature contribute to my design? Modification The SAMR Ladder: Questions and Transitions Augmentation to Modification How is the original task being modified? Does this modification fundamentally depend upon the new technology? How does this modification contribute to my design? Redefinition The SAMR Ladder: Questions and Transitions Modification to Redefinition What is the new task? Will any portion of the original task be retained? How is the new task uniquely made possible by the new technology? How does it contribute to my design?

      It is important for teachers to ask themselves these questions when thinking about integrating technology into there lesson

  2. Jul 2018
    1. Traditional education is failing to engage many students as they enter their middle school, high school, and college years. The culture clash between formal education and interest-driven, out-of-school learning is escalating in today’s world where social communication and interactive content is always at our fingertips. We need to harness these new technologies for learning rather than distraction.

      When we were in elementary grades, connected learning wasn't needed due to not a lot of interactive content being used by us and it wasn't a common interest. Now, traditional education IS failing without technology because of the increase of interactive contact and younger students need to stay engaged with communication in order to be interested in what they are learning.