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SAMR: modern day educational “snake-oil”.  ⤴

from @ Charlie Love.org

I wrote in a previous post my thoughts on how the SAMR model degrades/demeans meaningful technology based learning activities and directs teachers to think of their use of technology as insufficient if it is not “transformative”. SAMR is not a model of learning. There is no inherent progression in the …

SAMR: A model without evidence⤴

from @ Charlie Love.org

I wrote in a previous post my thoughts on how the SAMR model degrades/demeans meaningful technology based learning activities and directs teachers to think of their use of technology as insufficient if it is not “transformative”. SAMR is not a model of learning. There is no inherent progression in the …

Minecraft: A celebration of learning at #Minecon2015⤴

from @ Charlie Love.org

I’ve spent today at MineCon2015 – the world’s biggest computer gaming convention.  10,000 attendees plus hundreds of staff from Mojang and Microsoft, exhibitors and famous YouTubers (Yes, Stampy is here) – all gathered together to celebrate the worldwide phenomenon that is Minecraft. What is Minecraft? Minecraft is an open sandbox …

Minecraft: A celebration of learning at #Minecon2015⤴

from @ Charlie Love.org

I’ve spent today at MineCon2015 – the world’s biggest computer gaming convention.  10,000 attendees plus hundreds of staff from Mojang and Microsoft, exhibitors and famous YouTubers (Yes, Stampy is here) – all gathered together to celebrate the worldwide phenomenon that is Minecraft. What is Minecraft? Minecraft is an open sandbox …

“You’re not good enough for an exam”⤴

from @ Charlie Love.org

Our new raft of National Qualifications began implementation in 2013 with National 1-5 level qualifications which replaced previous Access, Intermediate and Standard Grade qualifications.  Standard Grade was a multi-level qualification, with three grades: Foundation, General and Credit. Intermediate had two discrete qualifications: Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2. Access courses were …

Could SAMR be a load of tosh?!⤴

from @ Charlie Love.org

It seems that everyone has this idea of the “transformative” use of technology in education. Every technology event I attend, just about every “evangelist” trainer, every company sales person or “education specialist” and every fan-boy/girl has this view that digital technology is a life-changing, wonder tool to inspire and change …

Could SAMR be a load of tosh?!⤴

from @ Charlie Love.org

It seems that everyone has this idea of the “transformative” use of technology in education. Every technology event I attend, just about every “evangelist” trainer, every company sales person or “education specialist” and every fan-boy/girl has this view that digital technology is a life-changing, wonder tool to inspire and change …

Could SAMR be a load of tosh?!⤴

from @ Charlie Love.org

It seems that everyone has this idea of the “transformative” use of technology in education. Every technology event I attend, just about every “evangelist” trainer, every company sales person or “education specialist” and every fan-boy/girl has this view that digital technology is a life-changing, wonder tool to inspire and change …

Technology for Learning? Focus on Learning and Teaching⤴

from @ Charlie Love.org

Where exactly should we be going with online learning, safe environments and collaborative spaces for teachers and learners?  What is the future of the tools, platforms and services that are available to our schools. I’ve spent a significant about of time working through why technology has failed to meet the …

Technology for Learning? Focus on Learning and Teaching⤴

from @ Charlie Love.org | Charlie Love.org

Where exactly should we be going with online learning, safe environments and collaborative spaces for teachers and learners?  What is the future of the tools, platforms and services that are available to our schools. I’ve spent a significant about of time working through why technology has failed to meet the …