Teachers make exceptional instructional designers because they possess a deep understanding of how people learn and the challenges learners face. Their expertise in curriculum development, lesson planning, and classroom management equips them with the skills needed to create engaging and effective learning experiences. Teachers are natural communicators, adept at breaking down complex concepts and fostering a positive learning environment. Their empathy and dedication to student success make them ideal candidates for designing instructional materials that are both impactful and accessible.

To help you transition into the field of instructional design, we've compiled some invaluable resources below.

DLI Teacher eBook
DLI Digital Learning Essentials eBook
TD as a second or third career
TD skills and capabilities
TD salary and benefits report
Instinct Salary Rate Guide