I think that the SAMR model is important to keep coming back to (which is why I keep doing it!). I’m about to start my second week of prac, and as I (try to) plan ICT-rich lessons, I have to keep considering the ICT that I use.
In an afternoon of procrastination on Pinterest (follow me if you like! Haha!!) also found this website which goes into the SAMR model. Go have a read, and bookmark it, because it’s a little bit fantastic!
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Well, I’m back-tracking furiously this week, after coming down off the whirlwind of getting married a few weeks ago! I’m taking it right back to Week 7 (Sept 1-7), where we were asked to reflect on what we know (or think we know 😉 ) about lesson planning! Since I’ve been thinking about planning for my impending teaching placement, this was a pretty easy task. Not that I’m saying that this is right, or exhaustive… just that I know what I think I know!
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As I prepare for my next Professional Experience placement, I am creating a checklist of things that I need to do (at the direction of the lecturer, but also because a checklist is pretty handy!) before starting. Since my first day is next Friday, there are a few things that I have already done, but I’ll add them to the list anyway! Read the rest of this entry
Facebook has copped a lot of flack lately, about privacy intrusions and whatnot. I have to say though, data collection for the purpose of personalised advertisement isn’t all doom and gloom! While scrolling through my newsfeed, I see an advertisement, clearly targeted at me based on my recent search history or internet viewing or however they collect their data! The advertisement was for a website Versal, and was marketed as a website that transforms the way students experience content. The screenshot showed two students excitedly sitting at a computer viewing a video.
It looked interesting! And I’m in the market for 100 ICT applications, so of course I clicked the link.
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As part of this weeks learning journey we are asked to share our context, learning objectives, and assessment criteria. It’s very much a work in progress at this stage, but my intentions are that my assignment 2 will head in this direction…
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