When I see a great light display, I rarely consider the effort and meticulous planning that goes into it. While I was going through my decorating process on Friday, I couldn’t help but think of the parallel to our classrooms. When great instruction is happening in our classrooms, we often don’t think of the effort and planning that must happen first.
Below are several steps you can take while planning a lesson in order to improve its effectiveness.
What a great list of steps to take to prepare for a lesson. Especially Consider what steps you will take for students who don’t “get it” the first time. This is something I struggle with when I teach, coming up with alternate viewpoints on the fly.