Every teacher loves her lessons, as teachers they guide us through the most inspirational paths into developing life long learning opportunities for students…letting them find their own success, one student at a time.
Start with where you are inspired
As a new teacher, always know that you will find your own way your strategy of doing things…go with your interest and drive your lessons from it. We are not all the same that is why we are amazing at what we do. However, as an experienced teacher, I wanted to share some insights into lesson planning that have inspired me.
- Find your interest
- Drive lessons with your strength
- Have fun planning but be flexible
Drive your lessons with student interest
The lesson inspiration comes from your students that you are teaching, if they are not interested, it is going to feel like a long lesson…so get them excited and inspired as you plan with the curriculum in mind.
Backwards design your plan for the Unit
I recently learned an amazing method called “The Grid Method” to organize my thinking and planning. I have so much gratitude to the “Teach Better Team” in the United States for introducing me to this method as I organized my way of thinking through my lesson planning. I have shared my grid method plan so you can see how it works for one Science unit with curriculum expectations using project-based learning with a culminating task that is differentiated for individual student success for online learning.
Reflection: What is the one lesson you want to try and plan using the Grid Method Template?
Yours in Education,