Lesson Plan

Using technology and SAMR

Technology and SAMR
Tara P.
College Instructor
Springfield College
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, World Languages, English Language Learning
Objectives

Students will be able to...

Identify what SAMR is and how it applies to the use of technology in the classroom

Analyze lesson plans that were due today using the SAMR strategy

Modify lesson plans that were due today so that they are "above the line"

Subjects
English Language Arts
Grades 12
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

2 Review Lesson Plans Online

  • Review the examples listed on the website above
  • Pay particular attention to the examples which match your subject area
  • Start to consider the ways in which you can apply this to your lesson plans
Student Instructions
  • Review the examples listed on the website above
  • Pay particular attention to the examples which match your subject area
  • Start to consider the ways in which you can apply this to your lesson plans

 

3 Review your lesson plan

  • Open the lesson plans that were due for class today and answer the following questions:
  • What level is this lesson according to SAMR?
  • ​Why do you believe this lesson is at this level?
  • How can you change this lesson to be "above the line"
  • How can you change this lesson to be redefining? 
Student Instructions
  • Open the lesson plans that were due for class today and answer the following questions:
  • What level is this lesson according to SAMR?
  • ​Why do you believe this lesson is at this level?
  • How can you change this lesson to be "above the line"
  • How can you change this lesson to be redefining? 

4 Create a Lesson Flow

Create a Lesson Flow  for one of you lessons

Use the answers from the questions you answered above to make sure the technology component you are integrating is "above the line"

Student Instructions

Create a Lesson Flow  for one of you lessons

Use the answers from the questions you answered above to make sure the technology component you are integrating is "above the line"

5 Present your lesson to the class

Activity: Presenting

Create your lesson flow and present it to the class as a whole

The lesson should follow the SAMR model and be "above the line"

The minimum requirements are below; however, you may add additional steps and tools. The more creative and engaging the lesson is the better. Keep in mind what we have learned about UDL and literacy. 

  • Your lesson flow must have at least four steps
  • You must include two outside resources
  • Two of the steps must include digital tools
  • You must post teacher and student instructions
  • The presentation should be between 5 and 10 minutes in length. 
Student Instructions

Create your lesson flow and present it to the class as a whole

The lesson should follow the SAMR model and be "above the line"

The minimum requirements are below; however, you may add additional steps and tools. The more creative and engaging the lesson is the better. Keep in mind what we have learned about UDL and literacy. 

Your lesson flow must have at least four steps
You must include two outside resources
Two of the steps must include digital tools
You must post teacher and student instructions
The presentation should be between 5 and 10 minutes in length.