The goal of the Dream IT project is for educators to reflect and identify a problem of practice within their context, where they are able to create a transformation. Using the TPACK framework (Koehler & Mishra, 2006), educators created a plan for the implementation and execution of their problem of practice.
Divided into 4 sections, the project was broken down into:
Part 1 – Project Description – An overview of the Problem of Practice
Part 2 – Outline of Transformation – An overview of the change to be seen
Part 3 – The Total PACKage – Context, content, pedagogy, and technology
Part 4 – Project Evaluation – Ways to measure success
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