Not all subjects lend themselves to the concept of video-based direct instruction, and more importantly, neither do all teachers. Whether you embrace a purely constructivist classroom, where the heart of instruction comes from ...
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Angela Kerr's insight:
Completely agree. Just had a PD session with online teachers and we discussed how it is not moving from one level to the next. Not all learning activities have to be at modification or redefinition. All levels are important. Teachers should try to teach above the line (or in the deep end) when it fits.
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In this article, I will offer you an analysis of the steps you should follow to become an Instructional Designer, regardless of whether you are entering into the private education or corporate training sector. From familiarizing yourself with Instructional Design Models and Theories to choosing your Instructional Design niche, I will provide you with essential matters you need to know prior entering into the new and always exciting field of Instructional Design.
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