How can TPACK serve as a lens to find the best intersection of curricular standards, sound pedagogy, and technology selections (knowledge*) to facilitate learning with a learner centered approach?

TPACK five basic instructional decisions:
  1. Choosing learning goals
  2. Making practical pedagogical decisions about the nature of the learning experience
  3. Selecting and sequencing appropriate activity types to combine to form the learning experience
  4. Selecting formative and summative assessment strategies that will reveal what and how students are learning
  5. Selecting tools and resources that will best help students benefit from the learning experience being planned

21st Century Tools
Framework for Thinking
Learning Activity Types
Tools A-Z
Designing Lessons


Digital Dozen
Standard: 8.H.1 Apply historical thinking to understand the creation and development of North Carolina and the United States.
Clarifying Objective: 8.H.1.1 Construct charts, graphs, and historical narratives to explain particular events or issues.

CK - What standard(s) should the teacher address? What are the targeted attitudes, skills and knowledge?
PK – What are some potential skills that could be learned? (personal growth, problem solving, knowledge creation, etc.)
TK - What technical skills could be used to facilitate understanding of the subject matter? (content-free software/hardware).
PCK - What strategy does the teacher use to teach the concept? How do the chosen teaching strategies allow students to meet the skill and content objectives? What strategies could be used to better teach the concept?
TPK - What tools can be used to complete the task? What is the best technological tool for the chosen teaching strategy?
TCK - How is the subject matter better illuminated by the use of this technology? Is this the most effective tool to teach the content and skills?