The Pedagogy First decision tree is designed to help you select the most appropriate instructional technology for your classroom and institutional context. Please answer the following questions to narrow down the list of available technologies to the ones that are most likely to fit your unique needs. If you don't know the answer to a question (or do not have an opinion), leave that question blank. Once you have completed the decision tree, you will see the list of recommended technologies at the bottom of the page.
Know what technology you are looking for? Click on the link below for pedagogical ideas for using this tool in your classroom.
Are you aware of an instructional technology not on our list? Click the button below to add a technology tool or application to our database for inclusion in the Pedagogy First decision tree.
If you experience difficulties with this tool, find an outdated technology or have a suggestion for improvement, please firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mandernach, B. J., Love, H., Williams, B. & Brooks, J. (2016). Pedagogy First. Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching, Grand Canyon University. Available at: https://cirt.gcu.edu/pedagogyfirst
Based on your unique needs and context, you may want to explore the following technology tools and applications: