Session 03

Framing Technology in Education:  An Introduction to Teaching for Understanding


  • Wiske et al., Preface and Chapters 1-2
  • Media (Optional):  Digital Nation, Chapters 4 & 5

PowerPoint Slides


Guided Inquiry

As a guided inquiry, please explore and start off exploring and creating a unit plan with the Collaborative Curriculum Design Tool (CCDT).  The CCDT is available at  As a way to guide your inquiry in class, try taking a look at the unit plans available at and start “translating” this unit plan into TfU with the CCDT.

Remember that one of your final projects is to create a unit plan with TfU and technology; this does not have to be that project (although if you have an idea of something you want to use, you can feel free to use that).


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