Using the SAMR Model to Engage Students with Technology

Focus Area: Meaningful Tech Integration


Pathway: Awareness


In this 1-hour course, you will build awareness of how to use the SAMR model to integrate technology in a meaningful and engaging way.

By the end of this 1-hour experience, educators will be able to:

  • Explain the SAMR model of technology integration

  • Understand how application of the SAMR model can lead to rigorous, innovative, and engaging learning

  • Explore how teachers have used the SAMR model to design meaningful technology-based meaningful learning tasks


I actively engage students in learning tasks through intentional and meaningful integration of technology.

Our Library of Self-Directed Courses

BL Connect provides all educators across a district with a curated library of research-backed content and self-directed courses that build awareness of student-centered teaching concepts and practices. Led by our Master Coaches, each course is centered on outcomes and made actionable through real-life examples of teaching practices in the classroom. Our continuously growing library of courses offers just-in-time support for every expertise level in the district. From new educators and paraprofessionals to experienced educators, PLCs or Instructional Coaches, BL Connect provides foundational learning when and where it is needed most.