What is TPACK?
Technology Pedagogy Content Knowledge
“A framework to understand and describe the kinds
of knowledge needed by a teacher for effective
pedagogical practice in a technology enhanced
environment” (Wikipedia, 2013).
What Have I Learned?
Technology can not replace traditional pedagogy, though it can
In order for students to benefit fully, technology must be
carefully chosen so that it enhances learning instead of
presenting learners with extra challenges.
Helping students to increase their own technological knowledge
is an important, and often overlooked, role of the teacher.
Technology, Pedagogy and Content knowledge must all work
together to support the teaching and learning processes.
How Have I Changed?
I am no longer intimidated by the integration of technology into
I understand how technology can be used to enhance the teaching
and learning processes, as well as bring opportunities for
Technological knowledge is not something I see as off on its own,
away from pedagogy and content with only occasional overlap.
Technological knowledge is something I will continue to build and
combine with pedagogical and content knowledge to benefit my
What is the Bigger Picture?
This diagram represents what I
would like to achieve in terms of
Throughout the rest of my career I
will continue to infuse technology
into both pedagogy and content.
Pedagogy, Content, and
Technology are not separate
concepts with occasional overlap.
It is time we see the bigger picture
of how these three forms of
knowledge must work as one for
the benefit of our students in the
Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge. (2013, May 3). In Wikipedia, the
free encyclopedia. Retrieved from