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The SAMR Model

The SAMR Model

Author: Trisha Fyfe

This lesson introduces learners to a model that enables teachers to transform learning by integrating digital learning experiences into classroom practice.

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Notes on "The SAMR Model"


(00:00- 00:28) Introduction/objectives

(00:29-01:18) What is the SAMR model? 

(01:19-02:02) Stage 1- Substitution

(02:03- 02:48) Stage 2- Augmentation

(02:49- 03:36) Stage 3- Modification

(03:37- 04:29) Stage 4- Redefinition

(04:30- 05:38) Why should teachers use SAMR?

(05:39- 06:38) Review/Reflection 

Additional Resources

The Pedagogy Wheel V3.0

This is a great infographic by Allan Carrington that connects Digital Bloom's with a variety of technology resources. It is a helpful planning tool. In addition, Carrington has a link to another pedagogy wheel connected to Apps.

Technology Is Learning: SAMR Model

This website includes a detailed overview of each of the levels of the SAMR model. Click on the second tab to see exemplars of each level to develop deeper understanding of the levels.

SAMR in 120 Seconds 

This video includes clear examples to help teachers understand the levels of SAMR. It is an entry level explanation to help you begin your understanding of the model.