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Education - Lesson Planning Resources

Where to begin

Lesson planning is part of the process of making pedagogical, intellectual and ideological choices...It is where we start making choices about what is important to know, how we want to explain it, and how we can make it possible for our students to figure it out also .
  from Singer, A.J. & the Hofstra New Teachers Network (2009). Social Studies for Secondary Schools 3rd ed. New York: Routledge, p 219

The purpose of this guide? To lead you to useful resources about how to write lesson and unit plans. It introduces you to different approaches, and to resources about important components of lesson plans including instructional strategies and assessment.

Begin with the Program of Studies set by Alberta Education

Rigor in planning creates rigor in the classroom