Step 1: Design A Target Task
Videos For Teachers
Running A Quality Lesson
- Lesson Components
- Backward Planning a Quality Lesson
- Generating Student Effort
- Managing Behavior
Teacher Organization 🆕
- Organizing Your Week
- Efficient Grading
- Setting Up Your Classroom
Backwards planning from a lesson aim is good practice. But all by itself, an aim can misrepresent the thinking you *really* want students to do.
On the other hand, backwards planning from a task--one that you've carefully derived from its equivalent skill on your unit assessment--will help you zero in on exactly the thinking you want to see.
“Surviving Your Rookie Year of Teaching” MOOC
This free, open-enrollment Coursera class explains 3 high leverage ideas and techniques to help teachers thrive in their first (or fifteenth) year of teaching.