The Learning Renaissance

Do you plan lessons the way you learnt them?

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Lesson Plan

Do you try to learn what you are teaching the way you are presenting it to your students?

To put it another way.

When you begin to plan lessons do you see it through the eyes of your students or do you rely on the way you learnt it to plan your teaching?

This is an important question not only for those starting their teaching career but for those who have been at it some time. I believe learning is a personal thing. What motivates, engages, enthuses, or frustrates one learner is not always the same as another. We can feign enthusiasm, hide our lack of engagement, or explain a lack of motivation but hiding frustration is difficult. This is why the first step in teaching has to be building relationships with learners. Frustrated learners with whom you have a relationship tend in my experience to be a little…

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One comment on “Do you plan lessons the way you learnt them?

  1. Rebecca Rudd
    September 16, 2015

    I think if the information I want the students to learn are like products, and I set targets for myself as to what ‘products’ the students will own when leaving my lesson

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