Crozier Module 5

Designing Engaging Student Learning Experiences Part 1

February 17, 2017



Teachers will:

  • Become familiar with ISTE standards and make the connection between ISTE and Common Core State Standards.
  • Deepen understanding of the SAMR Model.
  • Connect ISTE, CCSS, and SAMR Model, reflecting on individual understanding and ideas for extending lessons.


Activity Handouts/Resources
Welcome; review of the day  

Activity: ISTE student standards

  1. Review one of the new ISTE standards. What strikes you?


  1. Watch the video and note the ISTE skills you think the students are demonstrating in the video.

ISTE Standards


Soda Can Density Discrepancy

Activity: Current and Future ISTE Standards in the Classroom

  1. With a partner, review the ISTE standards and fill in a copy of the Collaborative Google Doc. Be sure to share it with Sara Armstrong [email protected]


  1. Share your thinking with your colleagues
Collaborative Google Doc

Activity: ISTE Standards and SAMR


After viewing the short videos, talk with a colleague about how the ISTE Standards and the SAMR Model intersect.


Video: Kids Explain the SAMR Model

Video: How to Apply the SAMR Model to Education with Ruben Puentedura

Activity: Exploration of Resources

Alone or with a colleague, explore resources that you can use to create or revise your lesson, addressing appropriate CCSS standards, and incorporating the SAMR Model.


Common Sense Media

Kathy Schrock’s Web 2.0

Magic Moment

Skype in the classroom is a free community to help teachers everywhere use Skype to help their students learn. It’s a place for teachers to connect with each other, find partner classes and share inspiration. This is a global initiative that was created in response to the growing number of teachers using Skype in their classrooms.


Teachers and parents can also benefit from Skype in the classroom.


Skype Translate -

Skype Projects


Skype in the classroom


Using Skype in the Classroom - Here are just a few of the endless possibilities for using this ed tech tool in the classroom.


Skype Translate Video


50 Awesome ways to Use Skype in the Classroom


Module 5: Designing Engaging Student Learning Experiences, Part 1



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