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The SAMR Model: A critical perspective

This post may not win me many fans.  In some ways, offering a critical perspective of the SAMR Model is like attacking rainbows, puppy dogs and sunshine.  875 more words

Teaching & Learning

Starting Our Journey

Welcome to Technacle, a blog for technology integration enthusiasts. With this blog, I hope to inspire educators around the world who haven’t yet begun to integrate technology into their classrooms to open their computers, log on, grab their mouse or roll their track pads, and begin an exciting adventure by transforming the current landscape of their classrooms into an exciting, engaging and interactive learning environment. 582 more words

Blended Classrooms

Keynote + Garageband + iMovie = Paper Plate Angles Video

I created this video to include as part of a Lesson Transformed blog series here.

Digital Learning

­Diffusion of Innovations

­Diffusion of Innovations the process by which an innovation is communicated through certain channels over time among the members of a social system. It is a theory that seeks to explain how, why, and at what rate new ideas and technology spread through cultures. 375 more words


Visual Principles

The roles that visuals play in instruction

  • Provide a concrete referent for ideas
  • Serve as a more easily remembered link to the original idea
  • Motivate learners by attracting attention, holding attention and generating emotional responses.
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1- How can we integrate technology into our teaching in the light of TPACK Model? 349 more words