This month ideas about and techniques for Outstanding Lesson Design
Article: Outstanding Lesson Design
Analyse a 5-part lesson scribbled on the back of an envelope.
Does it really take 24,000 hours to become outstanding?
Consider 9 non-negotiables of an outstanding lesson plan.
This Month's Article:
Outstanding Lesson Design
||An Article to download that offers one view of what should be included in a plan for an outstanding lesson. Use it as a resource to benchmark your own planning and to debate the issue of lesson planning with colleagues.
This is a Free Sample Resource
|Categories: Article, Planning, Any Subject, Educators
Tags: Outstanding Planning Lesson Design
| What is an outstanding lesson plan? Will it result in an outstanding lesson? How can lesson design be smart i.e. effective & fast? and how much freedom should we have when designing and planning our lessons?
Here's a tool inspired by the visual data handling in David McCandless' Information is Beautiful. Colourful non-standard charts have key information removed (keys, axes, titles) so that students can add their own, in the context of the subject they are studying. It's a very powerful way to express and assess understanding.
New subject-based activity sheets using the website resources.
Thinking Classroom Archive:
The original Open Graph Thinking
Use the Toolbox starter images to begin ANY lesson:
Ask pupils to create sentences including 1 or more lesson keywords and 1 or more images from the toolbox
Ask pupils to create at least 2 connections between the lesson focus and 1 of the images
Visit the Toolbox page to see video examples.
Remember ctrl key with + - will adjust image sizes on your IWB
Your Teacher Premium Membership gives you full access to all 5 starters for 12 months.
"Design is not just what is looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."
Next month we think about Outstanding ICT