9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans : Differentiation

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9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans - Differentiation

Differentiation is a powerful way to fix your lesson plans. What is differentiation in education? Differentiation simply means tailoring your instruction to meet the individual needs of all your students. A simple definition, but a potentially difficult challenge! Especially when you have 30 students needing 30 different things for each activity – Yikes! But providing differentiated tools can be incredibly … Read More

9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans: Connect your Content

Rae HughartBlog, Lesson Planning

9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans: Connect your Content

Does the content in your lesson plans have meaning? Learning must be a purposeful experience for students. John Dewey, a well known educational philosopher, felt all learning needed to be connected to the outside world. He argued content had little meaning if not connected to its real world application outside of the school system (Dewey, 1900, p.13). Dewey challenged learning … Read More

9 Ways to Fix your Lesson Plans – Ask Your Students

Rae HughartBlog, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Self-Paced Learning, Teach Further

9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans - Ask Your Students

How do you fix your lesson plans? Ask your students! It is a well known quote spread throughout the educational community, said by the wonderful, education veteranĀ Rita Pierson. “You know, kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.”Ā  Nevertheless, as we strive to do our best at reaching all of our learners, connecting individually with each student, and designing dynamic … Read More

9 Ways to Fix Your lesson Plans – A Nine-Part Series

Rae HughartBlog, Lesson Planning

9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans

Why should you fix your lesson plans? It is important for us, as educators, to always work to be better and continue our mission of reaching all students! Why? Because reaching 70% of your learners is not enough! While reaching every single student might seem like an almost impossible task, it is one that we as teachers have dedicated our … Read More

9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans – Personalize Learning

Rae HughartBlog, Lesson Planning

9 Ways to Fix Your Lesson Plans - Personalize Learning

Creating a Personalized Learning Classroom can seem TOUGH. When you have a classroom full of 30 wacky students – all with specific needs, likes and dislikes, and interests, just about anything can be difficult. So, is personalizing learning a lost cause? No! There is a way to create a student-focused classroom that won’t break the bank, break your back, or … Read More