When I trained to be a teacher, we learned techniques for developing our own skills as teachers, ie. “reflective teaching”. One of the focus areas for this was the development of quality lesson plans and evaluations.
Perhaps a similar system could be used in other areas of my life?
When and where?
The aspet of the lession that will be given special attention.
- Classroom management.
- Encouraging the quiet ones.
What I want the children to learn? How doesit link to the curriculum?
What can I do to achieve that?
How will I differentiate?
Strategies and Management
How will I do it? How will I manage the activity? What questions will I ask?
eg. Clear policy on who speaks and when.
What will I need?
How will I assess?
Who listened? Contributed? Asked questions?
Outcomes and Evaluation
What did I do well?
Areas for improvement
What could I do better?
Qualities of learning and evidence
Did the class learn? How do I know?
Quality of activity in relation to learning intentions
Did the session meet its objectives?
What would I do differently next time?