Planning, Instruction, Design
Systematic, organized strategy for organizing lessons
Why do teachers need lesson plans? Lesson Plans
What and How
Mandated by administration
Where do I begin?
1. Set goals
What are you wanting to accomplish?
2. Plan activities
How will I accomplish these goals?
3. Set priorities
What is most important?
4. Make Time Estimates
How much time per activity?
5. Create a schedule
6. Be FLEXIBLE!!!
Teacher-Centered Lesson Planning
Use behavioral objectives
Good objectives have 3 parts:
1. Intended behavior
What must student do?
2. Lists conditions
How will behavior be tested?
3. Criteria for acceptable performance
Are Objectives Useful?
Helps focus student’s attention and increase achievement
Spoon feeding the students
Create an objective for Bloom’s Taxonomies of the cognitive domain
Knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation
Use your area of specialization