As we prepare to learn this fall, we need to consider some teaching best practices. In this episode we cover quite a few topics:
- What the fall will look like (we think)
- How to plan for instruction
- How to differentiate online instruction
- Blended learning best practices
- How to support parents
- Using community resources to support your classroom
- Self Care
This show includes sponsored content from Advancement Courses and is an advertorial. The 10 Minute Teacher only has several advertorials a year, but all editorial content is my own. I hope this helps you get started!
Listen to Dawn Stansbury Talk About Ideas to Return to Learn This Fall
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Courses Mentioned in this Episode
If you’re interested in the topics mentioned in this show, here are some suggestions for professional development that may help you. Remember to use the code COOL20 to receive a 20% discount from this sponsor:
- Building Relationships in Online Learning
- How to Stop Playing Catch Up: Time Management for Teachers
- Designing Online Assessments for Students
- Better Teaching and Learning with Formative Assessment
- Flipping Your Classroom: Redefining Homework and Instruction
- Essential Classroom Technology for Teachers
- Building Parent Engagement
- Building Meaningful Partnerships: Connecting Schools, Families, and Communities
- Building Your School’s Brand
- Becoming a Calm, Happy Teacher
- From Burnout to Productivity: Creating a Path for Teacher Wellness
Dawn Stansbury – Bio as Submitted
I am currently working as an Instructional Designer for Advancement Courses, A Wiley Brand. I hold a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education, earned at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. My Master’s Degree was earned at the University of South Dakota in the area of Educational Administration.
During my years of working in elementary education, I spent time as a classroom teacher as well as a school leader, all with the Sioux City Community School District in Sioux City, Iowa. I enjoyed teaching for six years in grades 2-5 as well as working as a reading specialist. Although I loved teaching children, I spent the next thirteen years of my career as the elementary principal of a K-5 school. During my time as an elementary principal, I led my building of 700 students and 80 staff members to becoming one of the first elementary STEM schools in the state of Iowa, offering many specialized programs to our students. As a STEM school, we were proud to have the 2017 Northwest Iowa STEM Teacher of the Year, as well as a state of Iowa Teacher of the Year top five finalist.
I am passionate about offering educational opportunities to students and educators alike, realizing that the stronger teachers are, the better the learning opportunities for students. When we offer current and impactful learning to teachers, our students, families, and communities’ benefit. As an educational leader, I recognize that it is impossible for administrators to be all-knowing on all aspects of education. Advancement Courses offers valuable resources to educational leaders so that they can best meet the needs of their teachers and allowing those teachers to best meet the needs of their students. I am proud to be a part of providing these resources to the world of education so that we can more efficiently and appropriately differentiate the ways in which our educators are learning.
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