Showbie and the SAMR Model

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Since getting 1:1 iPads, the SAMR model has had the biggest impact on my teaching philosophy. SAMR stands for substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition and describes different ways to leverage technology in the classroom. Image source: Schoology The first step, Substitution, comes when an educator substitutes the technology for something else. For example, you may…

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Jan 2019 #ShowbieAndTell Highlights: Cross-Curricular Considerations

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#ShowbieAndTell aims at discussing edtech- and education-related topics with Showbie users and their fellow colleagues on Twitter. Thanks to all who participated in Showbie’s #ShowbieAndTell Twitter Chat on Thursday, January 17, 2019! Showbie hosted a Twitter Chat with Showbie Champion Jen McCulloch around the topic of “Cross-Curricular Considerations”. Click here for more information about our…

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Dec 2018 #ShowbieAndTell Highlights: Differentiation via Technology

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#ShowbieAndTell aims at discussing edtech- and education-related topics with Showbie users and their fellow colleagues on Twitter. Thanks to all who participated in Showbie’s #ShowbieAndTell Twitter Chat on Wednesday, December 5, 2018! Showbie hosted a Twitter Chat with Showbie Champion Philip Stevenson around the topic of “Differentiation via Technology”. Click here for more information about…

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Nov 2018 #ShowbieAndTell Highlights: Time-saving Tips for Teachers

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#ShowbieAndTell aims at discussing edtech- and education-related topics with Showbie users and their fellow colleagues on Twitter. Thanks to all who participated in Showbie’s #ShowbieAndTell Twitter Chat on Monday, November 5, 2018! Showbie hosted a Twitter Chat with Showbie Champion Zainab Patel around the topic of “Time-saving Tips for Teachers”. Click here for more information…

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Project-Based Learning in the K12 Classroom

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Project-based learning is a relatively new educational tool being touted by employers and teachers as one of the most effective ways to prepare students for postsecondary education and eventual employment. “With project-based learning,” according to the blog Cult of Pedagogy, “the content is baked inside of a long-term project, a real-world problem students need to…

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