When you think about the standards your students need to master, does fitting them all into the school year seem impossible? If you feel this way, you’re not alone! Caitlin and Jessica have both experienced this curriculum time crunch before, and they’ve discovered ways to overcome it. Listen to this episode to learn their four simple tips for teaching more content in less time.
In this episode, you will learn how to plan smarter, not harder, in order to meet all your students’ learning needs by the end of the school year. Caitlin and Jessica will discuss how planning intentional bell work, avoiding lessons that do not address the standards you need, batch planning, and spiraling learning will all help you effectively plan for and pace students’ lessons.
Let this episode inspire you to reflect on your own lesson planning and how you address standards in your curriculum. By following these helpful tips, you can rest at ease knowing that your students are mastering all their learning standards in meaningful ways, with no mad rush at the end of a semester or year..
Tune in now to hear:
- [00:30] The need for teaching more content in less time. Keep listening for 4 great tips!
- [02:00] Tip #1: Be intentional with bell work
- [05:20] Tip #2: Let the standards be your guide when you lesson plan (EB Academics resources can help)
- [07:50] Tip #3: Get on the batch planning bandwagon
- [11:00] Tip #4: Spiral students’ learning in your curriculum
- [13:30] A recap of the 4 tips on teaching more content in less time
- [14:00] How you can grab a free detective lesson for your classroom
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