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Instructional Design: A Great Career Path for Teachers

Are you a teacher looking for a new adventure? Instructional design could be the perfect fit. In this podcast, Crystal shares her journey from teaching to instructional design and highlights the skills teachers already possess that are valuable in this field. These include analyzing learners' needs, creating engaging activities, and developing curriculum.

Instructional design tasks involve writing objectives, organizing content, creating multimedia materials, and developing assessments. Teachers who are transitioning to instructional design should highlight their strengths and familiarize themselves with the language and tools of instructional design and build a portfolio.

Join social media groups, find a mentor, and take online courses to be successful. With skills like being comfortable with technology, time management, communication skills, and flexibility, teachers are well-equipped for a career in instructional design. Tune in to learn more about this exciting field.