My most recent column in School Libraries in Canada deals with models for technology integration in the learning commons. The teacher-librarian are often the go-to person for learning about and with technology in the school, and certainly the library program offers many opportunities to incorporate technology into learning.
The article looks at models for technology integration, and suggests ways that the teacher-librarian can use these models for program planning and peer coaching. The TPACK model provides a framework for identifying the teacher knowledge necessary to integrate technology effectively: the intersection of content, pedagogical and technological knowledge. The SAMR model provides a critical framework for assessing the richness of the technology task itself.
The strength of both models is that they emphasize effective pedagogy as a driver for technology use, with the consequent possibilities for improving teacher education and learning partnerships in the learning commons.
Connect to the full article: Models for Technology Integration in the Learning Commons. School Libraries in Canada Vol. 32 No. 1. Winter 2014.