Tip #298: Lifelong Learning Stimulated

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This Tip looks at two new teachers who encourage and nurture learning.

A Wonderful Kindergarten Teacher

Does the teacher know how to write an effective lesson plan? Yes
A review of Ms. W’s lesson plan indicates that she knows how to write an excellent lesson. She also assigns homework for independent practice

Does the lesson result in specific, observable and measurable learning? Yes

Ms. W created a wonderful lesson that completely engaged every student. For the most part, this lesson built on their homework making a calendar. She checked for their comprehension of various characteristics of a calendar (“Who can tell me one thing about calendars?”). As a student answered (numbers, days of the week) Ms. W took the learning … Read the rest