Mike Afdahl would like to see SAMR evolve into a model where students are creators rather than consumers of knowledge.
Potentially a casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the SAMR model is evolving to adapt to new learning environments
For many educators, using technology to achieve individualized learning experiences where students move at their own pace is the ultimate goal of the SAMR model.
We cannot approach supporting our colleagues with a mindset that says “Ugh. They are doing it wrong!” perhaps followed by “AGAIN!” We must do our best to understand the context in which our colleagues operate, what motivates them to teach, and how we might serve them best.