Authentic Learning, Transformation Level

Innovative use for higher order learning activities in a local or global context

      Extended Descriptors

Students. Students explore and extend the use of technology tools to participate in higher-order learning activities that have meaning in the world beyond the instructional setting. Students regularly engage in activities that may not be possible without the use of technology.

Teacher. The teacher encourages innovative use of technology tools in higher-order learning activities that support connections to the lives of the students and the world beyond the instructional setting.

Setting. The setting provides ongoing, independent access to a broad range of information, data, and source materials beyond the instructional setting. Robust, simultaneous access to a variety of technology tools allows all students to engage directly with others who may be in different locations and may represent different experiences, cultures, and points of view.


      Video Lesson Examples

      Related Resources

Graphics representing the Authentic Transformation cell, the Authentic TIM levels, the TIM, and many other related resources are available from the TIM Graphics page in the Resources section.