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TPACK and You – Part 1: An Overview

This blog is the first in a series that will discuss TPACK and offer ideas for using it. With these blogs, my goal is to capture teachers, researchers, and instructional coaches in a discussion that uses TPACK as a platform for effective classroom teaching. In this post, I offer information about TPACK’s background with the purpose of building a foundational ...

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The Missing Link: Training the Teachers to Use Tablet Technology

Being in the field of educational apps is exciting and I continually learn new facts. However, one of the most alarming ones that I am finding is how teachers learn about tablets and educational apps. In a 2014 report by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, they surveyed over 3,100 teachers and found that teachers learn about instructional technology “primarily ...

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Toddlers and Tablets: Oh My!

Early learning is being influenced by technology in similar ways that PreK-12 and higher education are. The key, however, is that the ways in which we use technology with our youngest learners has to support them in their development into becoming a fully rounded person, and a clear delineation between what is educational versus what is entertaining must be considered. ...

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