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Dr. Puentedura The Father of SAMR


Dr.Puentedura is the creator of the SAMR model. SAMR is reflective tool that teachers can apply in order to transform teaching and learning from modification to redefinition. In this webinar, Dr. Puentedura addresses the different misconceptions around his work by sharing his current research which compares the SAMR model to Bloom’s Taxonomy.

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    ISTE Standards for Students

    The ISTE Standards for Students are designed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process of exploration, creativity and discovery no matter where they or their teachers are in the thoughtful integration of ed tech. There are seven modules for students.



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  • "Champion of Computer Science”

    by Lawrence Ramos

    Champion for Computer ScienceI started a coding class at Emerson Middle School as a teacher initiative, as part of our affiliated charter status. When I started in 2015, I had a very limited knowledge of coding, with my experience just limited to what I saw my elementary students were doing with their technology teacher. I got trained with and implemented the Computer Science Accelerated Course on my first year.

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