Lesson Planning for Teachers: Steps to Success
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Lesson Planning for Teachers: Steps to Success

Learn how to plan great lessons with this collection of tools and strategies for teachers at any level
4.0 (66 ratings)
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369 students enrolled
Created by Thomas Rogers
Last updated 8/2016
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 articles
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Set SMART lesson objectives and outcomes
  • Incorporate assessment strategies into lesson plans
  • Understand the different ways to differentiate learning through the planning process
  • Understand the way different room layouts can impact on teaching and learning
  • Be aware of educational research regarding lesson planning
  • Use the quiz as a checklist in your lesson planning process
Requirements
  • Course participants should have some interest in developing their own teaching practice before starting
  • Some experience of work within a school setting would be beneficial but not essential
Description

Not sure where to start when trying to plan the perfect lesson? Unsure on how to formulate a plan?

This course is designed to support teachers at both primary and secondary level in how to go about planning lessons with the progress of students in mind. 

The course includes:

  • Definitive guidance on what various research bodies, including OFSTED, have said about what constitutes great teaching and learning and how that relates to lesson planning
  • Detailed instruction and advice on how to plan for assessment and differentiation effectively
  • Concise support on how to set and deliver effective lesson objectives and outcomes
  • Various document downloads including templates to support the planning process

If you are a new teacher trying to work out the best way to plan a lesson or series of lessons or a more experienced teacher looking to "get back to basics", then this course is for you. 

This course is the second in a series of courses designed for teachers that includes, Creating a Classroom Buzz, a highly acclaimed CPD course currently in the top 20 on Udemy for teacher training.

I can't wait to welcome you as a new student!

Who this course is for:
  • Classroom teachers at any level or distinction
  • Teachers who want to take ownership of their own professional development
Course content
Expand all 13 lectures 01:06:32
+ The essentials of planning for progress
12 lectures 01:02:54
Excellent teaching and Learning - what is it?
09:53
  • Become aware of the key components of great teaching and learning according to OFSTED (2016)
  • Consider what you need to include when planning lessons
Great teaching and learning: what do OFSTED say? (2016)
03:20
Essential elements of lesson planning
01:12

By the end of this lecture you will understand how to implement the four part lesson plan across a series of lessons

By the end of this lecture, you will be aware of misconceptions in planning and delivery of high quality teaching and learning

The Four Part Lesson - What is it and why is it useful?
08:38
Lesson Plan Proforma
00:18

By the end of this lecture, you will understand what effective lesson objectives and outcomes look like. You will also be able to develop and write your own objectives and outcomes for any type of lesson across any subject area.

Preview 08:35
Examples of effective lesson objectives and outcomes
00:51

This lecture explores the different types of questions you could look to incorporate into your lesson plans, backed up by academic research.

Planning in Questions
02:43

By the end of this lecture, you will understand what differentiation is, the pitfalls of implementation and some possible solutions and tools for planning for differentiation.

Planning for differentiation
09:32

By the end of this lecture, you will understand the different types of assessment that you can embed into your own lesson plans as well as some tools for implementation.

Preview 03:02

By the end of this lecture, you will understand why the setting up of a classroom is intrinsically linked to the lesson planning process.

Setting up your Classroom
14:45
Set-up tools
00:04

If you have planned a lesson or series of lessons, use this quiz to prompt some self evaluation.

Planning checklist
10 questions