UDL & TPACK: Two Powerful Frameworks for Teaching in the Digital Age


Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

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Note: Image borrowed from www.cast.org






Diverse mLearner Needs: the iPad2 & UDL


Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK)

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"Successful technology integration is rooted in curriculum content and students’ content-related learning processes primarily, and secondarily in savvy use of educational technologies. When integrating educational technologies into instruction, teachers’ planning must occur at the nexus of standards-based curriculum requirements, effective pedagogical practices, and available technologies’ affordances and constraints." (Harris & Hofer, 2009)

Note: Image borrowed with permission from http://tpack.org/



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Note: Image borrowed from Niess, M. L., Ronau, R. N., Shafer, K. G., Driskell, S. O., Harper S. R., Johnston, C., Browning, C., Özgün-Koca, S. A., & Kersaint, G. (2009). Mathematics teacher TPACK standards and development model. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education [Online serial], 9(1). Retrieved from http://www.citejournal.org/vol9/iss1/mathematics/article1.cfm

Lead Teacher TPACK Reflections after the 2011-2012 school year:
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Learner centred, curriculum-based planning!

Thinking Creatively: Teachers as designers of Content, Technology and Pedagogy by Mishra and Koehler at SITE 08.
Learn about TPACK from its creators in this humorous presentation. This 45 minute presentation is divided into 5 segments so it is recommended you watch the following videos in order.















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If you'd prefer to watch the entire video in one sitting click here.

A short, humorous article on TPACK and emergent technologies:




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The graphic above was borrowed from Marino, M. T., Sameshima, P., & Beecher, C. C. (2009). Enhancing TPACK with assistive technology: Promoting inclusive practices in preservice teacher education. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 9(2).







You can read the blog this video spoof of a tv commercial was originally published in at http://nashworld.edublogs.org/2009/04/08/a-tpack-video-mashup/