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Effective iPad Integration 

What does effective integration of the iPad look like in any classroom? 

 Examples of SAMR Technology Integration Progression - Dr. Ruben Puentedura developed the SAMR model as a way for teachers to evaluate how they are incorporating technology into their instructional practice. You can use SAMR to reflect upon how you are integrating technology into your classroom. Is it an act of Substitution? Augmentation? Modification? Or Redefinition? 
SAMR General
 SAMR Using Google Earth Example  
SAMR and Apps  

The Padagogy Wheel -  Created by Allan Carrington, The Padagogy Wheel is a framework for iPad integration that combines Bloom's taxonomy, SAMR, and matching apps to better understand the levels of integration for apps and how to best apply them according to action.
The Padagogy Wheel  

Project-based Learning

Project-based learning is a dynamic classroom approach in which students actively explore real-world problems and challenges and acquire a deeper knowledge (from Now that technology better supports the curricular design for project-based learning, it's easier for teachers to facilitate a more student-centered, project-based learning environment. Here are a few resources example how to design, implement, and assess projects using technology.
The Buck Institute for Education - for resources on a "do-it-yourself" approach to project-based learning. 
Edutopia -  access to strategies, ideas, and discussions on project-based learning.

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