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Hello, I was just wondering what everyone's opinion was on when you need to refresh lesson plans and learning materials. For instance, is it okay to use the same lesson plans year after year or is it a good idea to refresh them every year?

Any help will be greatly appreciated

Thanks

Greg
Betty Ann I would refresh frequently. First of all, I would get bored with doing the same thing.

But also, some lessons work well--and some don't. I try to make notes about what works (keep that) and what doesn't(needs updating). I get new ideas from workshops, professional development, this chatboard, pinterest, colleagues, etc.

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Mar 17, 2017
Rich On 3/17/17, Betty Ann wrote: > I would refresh frequently. First of all, I would get bored > with doing the same thing. > > But also, some lessons work well--and some don't. I try to > make notes about what works (keep that) and what > doesn't(needs updating). I get new ideas from workshops, > professional development, this cha...See More
Mar 22, 2017
Rich I agree with Betty. A little addition or tweak builds on the existing great lesson you already have. It took awhile but each year by adding a little extra the lessons I use are jam packed with more aw's and oww's that caught the students attention engaging ways. An example of a daily lesson that morphed included a starting infinite welcoming kiosk,...See More
Mar 22, 2017
Firoza Ahmed Yes it would be a great idea to refresh your lessons because all the children learn at different pace so you need to adjust your lessons and resources according to their needs and prior knowledge that they have.
Jul 14, 2017
Sharmaine P. I definitely agree with the responses above. Teaching is, in a way, another process of learning. You have to figure out what works well with students and what doesn't, and that is how you can make newer adjustments to your lessons. You are able to discover new ways that engage your students and help them learn to the best of their ability. In addit...See More
Apr 22, 2018


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