Deep-play: developing TPACK for 21st century teachers Online publication date: Fri, 23-Sep-2011
by Matthew J. Koehler; Punya Mishra; Emily C. Bouck; Michael DeSchryver; Kristen Kereluik; Tae Seob Shin; Leigh Graves Wolf
International Journal of Learning Technology (IJLT), Vol. 6, No. 2, 2011
Abstract: A key complication facing teachers who seek to integrate technology in their teaching is the fact that most technologies are not designed for educational purposes. Making a tool an educational technology requires creative input from the teacher to re-design, or maybe even subvert the original intentions of the designer. The learning technology by design (LT/D) framework has been proposed as being an effective instructional technique to develop deeper understanding of technological pedagogical content knowledge. In this paper we expand our description of the LT/D technique to develop what we call a deep-play model for teacher professional development. The deep-play model integrates: a) pedagogy for key 21st century learning skills; b) content that cuts across disciplines with trans-disciplinary cognitive tools; c) technology by the creative repurposing of tools for pedagogical purposes.
Online publication date: Fri, 23-Sep-2011
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