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TDT #ConnectUp - Evaluating Professional Development with Thomas Guskey
TDT #CPDConnectUp - Maximising the use of EdTech through staff development
Recommended book of the month
Atomic Habits by James Clear.
A short and sweet overview on the science behind habit forming. A challenging read which can be applied both personally and professionally, specifically to the introduction of Ed Tech into the classroom, remembering that habits are formed in small, consistent steps and that pupils need to find that they are rewarded for their efforts.
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The SAMR Model
The SAMR model is the framework designed by Dr. Ruben Puentedura that helps define four different levels of classroom EdTech integration. The letters “SAMR” stand for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition.
Watch this video to see Dr. Ruben Puentedura explain the model.
These links will help you to fully understand the model and how to apply it to your practice.
The TPACK Model
Source: http://tpack.org[/Reproduced by permission of the publisher, © 2012 by tpack.org]
TPACK, or Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge, is a model that helps educators review three key areas of knowledge that must be present for successful Edtech integration into the classroom.
What this video to gain a further insight into the TPACK model.
These links will help you to fully understand the model and how to apply it to your own practice.