Dynamite Online Teacher is written for all the dedicated teachers busy adapting lessons, previously planned for in-person teaching, to online lessons. The teachers, rolling with the punches and staying afloat, in unfamiliar territory with limited guidance and often lack of support.
Learn how to navigate technology in the online education world. Dynamite Online Teacher list 110 Tips, Tools & Ideas, many of which are websites, applications, and digital platforms to aid in your teaching endeavors and motivate your students.
Find practical, tested and trusted strategies and ideas that are proven to engage students virtually. Dynamite Online Teacher demonstrates how to incorporate humor into your teaching to help ease the isolation often associated with the transition to virtual platforms.
Are you making connections with your virtual students? I hope to inspire you to connect with your virtual students and be the dynamite online teacher you are meant to be. Apply a few simple ideas and you will be reaching your students on the other side of town, right from your dining room table.
Discover ways to adapt your in-person curriculum and transition to a virtual education platform. Features real-world examples you can apply and adapt immediately in your virtual classroom.
Learning online can be daunting, but even more so for students with special needs who need structure, personal guidance, reassurances and clear instructions. Dynamite Online Teacher will help you accommodate all of your students regardless of their learning styles.
Learn how to take care of yourself: how to address perfectionism-based anxiety and cope with the fear of failure. Dynamite Online Teacher touches upon the emotional aspects of teaching.
Dynamite Online Teacher is written for teachers that are passionate about their subject matter but aren’t sure how to demonstrate that from a computer screen. Teachers that want to reach out and connect with their students with whom they previously shared laughs, interests, and daily mood swings.
While a large portion of this book focuses on practical solutions, such as virtual platforms that can improve your online classes, it also touches upon the emotional aspects of teaching. You will learn how to incorporate humor into your teaching and check in on your well-being.
Teachers, do any of these issues ring true to you?
“Only a handful of my students turn on their webcam during class. What can I do to connect with them?”
“I need more technology training on how to show images, videos, and presentations using my schools LMS.”
“My grading hours have tripled with virtual teaching, but I want to continue providing individual feedback for my students. What tools will help me do this faster?”
“When teaching virtually, I cannot tell if my students GET IT. What are ways to assess student learning online?”
“The biggest problem I’m having with my traditional students working remotely, is motivation. What should I do?”
“How can I create lessons that include content and activities that are relevant to my students lives”?
“My biggest challenge is going through existing content and adapting it for online instruction.”
“My students aren’t putting time into their classwork or homework. How do I engage them?”
Dynamite Online Teacher is a timely, practical guide to online teaching.