Esther Troyer

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Media Strategies & Instructional Systems Design (ISD) | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Esther Troyer

Many strategies for "changing it up" with a focus on the learner and learner needs.  Beginning with the end in mind as we analyze, design, develop and evaluate to provide the best learning...

Course Components | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Esther Troyer

One of the complaints I hear from students is their frustration of the lack of feedback they get from their teachers.  I appreciated the focus on reviewing answers with students to address...

Characteristics of Quality Online Courses | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Esther Troyer

Structural Integrity info included some great reminders about organization - even in the traditional classroom it is easy for students to get lost when multiple pieces of information are thrown at...

Best Practices in Supervising and Coaching CTE Teachers | Origin: LC150 | New comment by Esther Troyer

I see a lot of similarities in what we want to see both in the classroom and between leadership and staff.  I'm picturing staff meetings as similar to classrooms and looking for the behavioral,...

Building Alliance between Coaching and Evaluation | Origin: LC150 | New comment by Esther Troyer

I loved the message that great teachers are more than just subject knowledge but also encompass student knowledge and pedagogical knowledge that are combined together to create the best...

Teacher Coaching in CTE Programs | Origin: LC150 | New comment by Esther Troyer

The 7 characteristics of effective coaching feedback and the 4 points on giving effective feedback were very helpful in evaluating my own feedback practices ... I also see this as useful not just in...

Teacher Evaluation in CTE Programs | Origin: LC150 | New comment by Esther Troyer

Making sure that the feedback is timely, actionable, specific and related to agreed-upon outcomes.  What do we want our student outcomes to look like and wht do we need to do to achieve...

Effective and Efficient Practices | Origin: LC101 | New comment by Esther Troyer

grade level teaming to explore data, strong leadership with high expectations, involvement of students/staff in decision making have all played a part in building excellence...still much to be done...

The Role of Leadership | Origin: LC101 | New comment by Esther Troyer

collaboration between content areas, incorporating the relevance for students in core classes with how information is used in real world situations, using data to make gains towards the end result of...

Defining Characteristics of Successful Programs | Origin: LC101 | New comment by Esther Troyer

Relationship building has seen an increased focus this year although it's been a part of our values for awhile.  Increasing collaboration between subject teachers and collaboration across...