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9 Thoughts for Successful Daily Lesson Plans - 188

March 21, 2018


Planning is important. Being successful in the classroom requires planning. Planning means taking time for reflection and a focus on what needs to be done and how you are going to do it. Last episode, I shared my 10 Secret Ingredients for Better Unit Planning. Today, I am talking about my:

9 Thoughts for Successful Daily Lesson Plans

1. What are you trying to accomplish each day?

2. Block or Chunk Time

3. Think engagement - How?

4. How will you know if they are getting it?

5. Specific activities for expanding understanding of the content vocabulary.

6. How you will begin/close.

7. Be flexible.

8. Use small group activities and learning centers to provide opportunities for practice.

9. Daily plans should always be driven by individual needs.

Remember - planning is important and an essential tool for helping us assist kids in achieving their dreams.

Thanks for listening.

Other Resources:

Lesson Plan Templates

(As with anything find what works for you but work to include what I talk about in the episode.)

Dave Burgess and Teach Like a Pirate

Assessment Strategies (Stickies, mini-whiteboards, and more)

Laura Robb's Vocabulary is Comprehension

My interview with Laura Robb about Vocabulary is Comprehension

Learning Stations

Length - 17:55

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