SAMR is a model designed to help educators infuse technology into teaching and learning. Like most tech integration models, the goal is to transform learning experiences so they result in higher levels of achievement. 

10 ways to reach SAMR's redefinition level | blog post by Matt Miller on

A SAMR deep dive: deconstructing SAMR with examples | blog post by Matt Miller on

Resources to support the SAMR model | Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything at 

Rethinking SAMR, TPACK, and Using Technology Well | blog post by Matt Miller on

SAMR in 120 Seconds | video explanation using Google Docs as an example 

SAMR and coffee | Kathy Schrock helps you visualize SAMR by comparing each level to a different type of coffee 

SAMR for Administrators (great for teachers, too!) | integration model provided by Edutopia that offers examples of each level of SAMR for tasks such as staff presentations, community interaction, file management, classroom evaluations, and staff input

SAMR Swimming Lessons | blog post by Carl Hooker on

SAMR+ Bloom's Padagogy Wheel

This padagogy wheel is a great reference material that aligns Bloom's Taxonomy with SAMR and illustrates action verbs, activities, and apps you may see at each level of technology integration. 

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Technology Integration Matrix (TIM)

This technology integration matrix illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning. It incorporates levels of technology integration into the curriculum (columns) and characteristics or the learning environment (rows). Each has information and video examples.


TPACK is a framework that indentifies what teachers need to know in order to teach effectively with technology. In the center of the Venn diagram is "TPACK" which stands for technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge.

What is TPACK? | learn more at

TPACK word cloud | great visual that shows how pedagogy, technology, and content come together