Ideas about lesson planning and preparation: for example; * Purposes; * The place of planning in the learning cycle; * Implicit and explicit plans; * Using assessment data; Schemes of work: for example; * aims and objectives; * skills; * attitudes and emotions; * incorporating homework; Progression and differentiation: for example; * Building on what pupils have learnt before; * Preparing pupils for what they're learn next; * Incorporating special needs; * Incorporating diverse learning styles; Particular lessons: for example; * Procedures; * Language-based plans; * Questioning; * Rhythm and pace. Problem areas: for example; * Getting the timing right; * How to judge the pitch of a lesson; * Pitfalls of technology; * language; Crises and opportunities: for example; * Modifying plans; * Abandoning plans; * Serendipity; * Instant lessons; After the event: lesson planning as part of a cycle: for example; * Record-keeping; * evaluation; * review; * Implications for the next lesson; Where next (further resources): for example; * Research findings; * Books about planning and preparation; * Sources of ideas; * The internet.
Former Chair of English Association schools committee. Former faculty coordinator and mentor of PGCE students and NQTs. Written and presented on numerous educational topics including: teaching of writing; teaching of poetry; bilingual education; using the internet and other educational resouces. Experienced examiner.
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