It describes the way in which technology impacts upon teaching and learning as students progress.
(S) Substitution – same task, new technology replaces old technology.
(A) Augmentation – same task, increase in functionality.
(M) Modification – redesign parts of the task.
(R) Redefinition – design and create new tasks.
As students are introduced and engaging with ICT in their learning, the level of their engagement with technology increases from the Enhancement Stage through to the Transformation Level. As students move through the stages of exposure with ICT, students are increasing their knowledge, abilities and understanding of technology and how it can be utilised in various ways through learning. This website outlines how the SAMR model works with intregrating ICT in the classroom.
With this in mind, as a pre service teacher I need to ensure that I think abroad from the traditional schema of teaching to utilise different forms of technology including computer games. to be seen as an opportunity for learning within all areas of the Australian Curriculum. Scootle provides some great resources for teachers to use as I have been discovering through this ICT journey.