Lesson planning Dos and Don'ts

 

Lesson planning is an important part of being a teacher. While experienced teachers may appear to not require a plan it is only because they have probably taught a lesson so many times that the majority of their plan is in their head. They will still have a good idea of how they want and expect the lesson to proceed. Inexperienced teachers will need the structure a good lesson plan provides. A good plan acts as a guide to your planning. It helps a teacher consider the direction of the lesson and possible pitfalls and diversions. It also helps a teacher keep on track during the lesson but should not be so restrictive that it prevents flexibility in class. A lesson plan also serves as a record of what you have taught before enabling you to easily see what to review at later dates and to see what worked and did not work with a particular lesson. Each lesson you teach should follow a certain process that involves preparation, teaching, and reflection. Are you ready to live and teach abroad? Click here and get started today: https://www.teflcourse.net/?cu=YTDESCRIPTION


Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

This unit talks about the roles of teachers and learners in the course of learning and the different types of learner.
I learnt that a teacher should be more concern about the learners rather than his or her teachin.
I liked this unit, and learned a lot about the different reading skills people us.
I also learned more about why receptive skills are important and that students need to be considered when choosing a topic to go ove.
Unit 1 contained general information on both teaching and learning etiquett.
Also included was varying levels of learning abilities and reasoning behind the qualities of aforementioned teaching and learning etiquett.



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