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7. Examples of Pedagogical Content Knowledge: 1

Over the following pages are videos of teachers in different contexts – animal science, engineering, and computing.

First is Ann teaching her students how to handle hedgehogs, followed by an interview with Ann.


Why does Ann sequence the session in the way that she does?

How does her subject knowledge inform her pedagogical decision?

Watch the animation below, which sets out the concept of Pedagogical Content Knowledge.


On the next page are further examples of teachers in different contexts. How does the animation help you to analyse the teaching you are observing in the videos?

How might it help you organise your own teaching?


Further considerations for Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK)