Create great lesson plans

Updated: Jan 28

You probably already know that lesson plans are essential to help keep your students on track, keep you organized, and ensure that all parties are on the same page regarding the expectations.

However, whether you're just starting out with your teaching career or have been in the classroom for a while and feel like you're stagnating, it can be hard to figure out how to create great lesson plans. The key is finding a structure that works for you and your students — and then following it.

Here are five tips to get started.

  1. Develop a structure for your lesson plans

  2. Write out the steps of your lesson plan to help you stay organized

  3. Use technology to create and store your lesson plans

  4. Understand and follow appropriate pacing and planning for effective teac