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Understanding the parts of a lesson plan is among the first steps in closing the achievement gap. It is only when teachers can plan lessons effectively that they will be able to teach all their students, regardless of their socioeconomic background, sex or culture. Lesson plans are a common feature in the lives of most teachers. Without a well written plan, teachers will be ill prepared, and this will affect their ability to close the achievement gap. Writing a quality lesson plan can be a challenging task for teachers and they may sometimes engage the help of websites which provide writing se
In 1956, Princeton University cognitive psychologist George Miller published a study called "The Magic Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information." In this landmark study, Miller showed that people were only capable of holding a certain amount of information in conscious, working memory at a time. For teenagers and adults, he found this number to be no more than seven items--thus his "magic number" of seven. Moreover, Miller
Abstract: The piece is divided three-fold. Initially the author investigates schematic theory, largely drawing upon secondary sources, and its necessity to the English language classroom. The literature search carried out is thorough and a conclusion, regarding the stipulation of schematic activation, is drawn within the context of Saudi tertiary education. The second part of the investigation centres around the text chosen, the reasons for choosing the text and its relevance to the previously stated context. Again the research carried out is largely secondary, though some primary research is
Free character education lesson plans are the subject of much wishing by educators. It reminds me of the idiom: "If wishes were horses, beggars would ride." First recorded about 1628 in a collection of Scottish proverbs, that idiom suggests that if we could have what we want simply by wishing, our lives would be easy. It suggests, too, that wishing is useless; we are apt to get much better results with action.
You will be faced with censorship - if not this week, this month, or this year - then sometime during your teaching career. Depending on what subject or grade level you teach, you may have to deal with an individual concern regarding something in your curriculum or you may have to address an entire semi- or formally-organized group that is opposed to a book, learning activity, or visual image you are using.
This guide is not meant to be the one and only way to develop a lesson plan; however, it is going to provide you with at least some good methods to start with. A general overview highlights the key points of creating a useful and working lesson plan.