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Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK)

At the heart of the TPACK framework, is the complex interplay of three primary forms of knowledge: Content (CK), Pedagogy (PK), and Technology (TK). True technology integration is understanding and negotiating the relationships between these three components of knowledge.

TPACK Diagram
Approaches to developing TPACK
Learning Activity Types – “operationalizing” TPACK




Technology Integration Matrices

You need TIM in your life - The Arizona Technology Integration Matrix will help you integrate tech into your teaching today.
The Arizona Technology Integration Matrix.

Technology Integration Matrices illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students that include lesson plans and classroom videos. TIM’s are designed to provide teachers with models of how technology can be integrated into instruction in meaningful ways.

Arizona K12 Center at Northern Arizona University TIM (2011) Includes K-4, 5-8, or 9-12 grade-ban lessons.

Florida Center for Instructional Technology TIM 2.0 (2011) Similar to the original, TIM 2.0 branches out by giving specific video examples for Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts.

Florida Center for Instructional Technology TIM 1.0 (2009) Each cell in the matrix has a video which illustrates the integration of technology in classrooms where only a few computers are available and/or classrooms where every student has access to a computer (1:1).

Conditions and Standards from ISTE

Essential Conditions: The 14 critical elements to leverage technology for learning in your district.

ISTE Standards: Skills, knowledge, and approaches for students, teachers, administrators, coaches, and computer science educators.


Technology Planning Tools

NMC Horizon Report on Emerging Technologies – Examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry.

National Education Technology Plan – Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology, calls for applying the advanced technologies used in our daily personal and professional lives to our entire education system to improve student learning, accelerate and scale up the adoption of effective practices, and use data and information for continuous improvement.

Ohio Technology Planning Tool – Certified Technology Plans are no longer required for public educational organization to participate  in many Ohio grant/funding programs and for the federal E-Rate discount Program. However, the TPT can still be a good guide for  districts in the development of an educational technology plan that charts a course for technology growth within their district..



TL Council meets at Hamilton County ESC just about once a month. Our mission is to assist technology leaders in fulfilling their obligations by keeping them up-to-date and in the know, develop a collaborative environment where we share best-practice solutions, and be an advocate for quality education through the use of technology.

Ohio Technology Coordinator List-Serve – An Ohio peer-based, discussion list focused on the broad spectrum of technology infrastructure, management and support issues and experiences that are shared among school technical leaders and staff.

Ohio Department of Education: Technology – Includes resources for instructional technology, assessment technology, technology supports, technology for families, and contact information.

Ohio Department of Higher Education – Resources for technology education in higher ed.