The Speed of Normalcy

Collaborative Notes – HS

Collaborative Notes – MS

U.S. Households use an average of 7 connected devices a day. Well on our way to 10 by 2020 regardless of social-economic status.

PEW Research on devices owned in 2015

We have a choice, they don’t

Last Generation to remember life before the Internet

List the communication tools you use personally every day to work and live?

List the communication tools you use for your school communication?

What are the overlaps and where might you need to rethink your communication strategy?

62% of US Adults get their news from a social media platform

Generational Communication Channels: 

65+ = Phone, Facebook

35-65 = Email, Facebook, phone

20-35 = Text, Facebook, Email, phone

10-20 = SnapChat for close friends, Instagram for community, text for parents, facebook for public



  • Why use the SAMR Model
  • Putting the SAMR model into perspective
  • Go through some SAMR scenarios
  • Watch teacher implement
  • SAMR in their classroom
  • SAMRerize your own unit

The why and what of SAMR

Mini Presentation

SAMR scenarios

Search Google for a SAMR model that works for you. Discuss at your table why you like that SAMR infographic.

SAMRize Activity

Google Doc Form


Explore COETAIL and SAMR projects

Pick a video to watch

In jigsaw groups discuss your video and it’s SAMR components.

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