10 Online Lesson Planning ResourcesLearn2Earn Blog By Silvia Gallagher One of the best things about using technology for lesson planning is that you’re no longer on your own. Tech savvy teachers are now able to share their resources and expertise online, making this invaluable knowledge available to teachers around the world. With all of these resources at your disposal, you can cut down on the effort spent lesson planning and still create engaging, highly interactive lesson plans for students. The #5MinAchievementPlan by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner This is a blog about achievement and features yet another 5-Minute Plan by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner. The #5MinAchievementPlan can be used to enhance the learning opportunities available as a consequence of most summative assessments. The key to this process is the forensic assessment of what students do and don’t know. Teach to the gap, teach students what they don’t know or can’t do. You can read about this approach in a bit more detail in @LeadingLearner’s post, Assessment: Teaching’s Hidden Gem. We hope the plan will help you maximise your classes’ progress over the coming weeks and lead to even greater student achievement.
Create Your Free Website 1. Choose a website template 2. The 10 best classroom tools for gathering feedback Getting feedback from your students can serve multiple purposes: it can help you understand your students’ comprehension of the material, it can give you insight into what teaching methods work or don’t work, and it can help engage students in their learning process by knowing they have a voice that is heard. Not only can feedback offer insight for both teachers and students, it can be an integral part of group work and classroom time, given the plethora of connected devices in the hands of our students these days. That said, there are a lot of classroom tools available for gathering feedback. You can poll students or have them create a survey for a project, use clickers and other classroom response type tools in real time, get feedback on teaching methods, and more. But which tools are best? We’ve collected a few of our favorites and listed them below, along with some of the activities they’re best for.
Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: 5 Ideas to Make Lectures and Presentations Interactive When I was a student, I had a problem staying awake in class. I felt bad and teachers were mad. Today, as a teacher myself, I discovered the blame was misplaced. I was sleeping because of boring lesson delivery. When I teach a class or an auditorium with hundreds, there is never any sleeping going on because I have an interactive and engaging delivery.
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How We Learn: The Science The summer always provides a welcome break and a some time for reading. Apart from a bit of light reading I’ve enjoyed Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Dan & Chip Heath, Leverage Leadership by Paul Bambrick-Santoyo and Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown. The book currently open on my electronic reading device (no advertising here) is Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn by John Hattie and Gregory Yates (2014).