P.L.A.N. for Better Learning

This hands-on guide is designed to assist teachers as they structure their learning practice. The framework of four basic and proven steps — Preparation, Learning Sequence, Authentic Application, and New Thinking — can be used at any level, for any subject, and for learning applications from lessons to unit plans. The P.L.A.N. approach aims to improve flow in teaching — to help teachers truly implement purposeful planning, personalization, and engagement. Combining the best research on how we learn with practical lesson exemplars, the P.L.A.N.
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This hands-on guide is designed to assist teachers as they structure their learning practice. The framework of four basic and proven steps — Preparation, Learning Sequence, Authentic Application, and New Thinking — can be used at any level, for any subject, and for learning applications from lessons to unit plans. The P.L.A.N. approach aims to improve flow in teaching — to help teachers truly implement purposeful planning, personalization, and engagement. Combining the best research on how we le...read more

About the Author(s)

Kevin Bird is an Assistant Superintendent in the Fraser Cascade School District. A former water-ski coach, he spends his leisure time playing hockey, taking care of his wife’s horses, mountain biking with his son, and driving his daughter to her gymnastics classes.

A former elementary-and middle school principal, Kirk Savage is currently a Director of Instruction with the Chilliwack School District. Kirk is a four time world champion in Ultimate Frisbee, a sport that he also played professionally with the Vancouver Nighthawks. He resides in Chilliwack with his wife and two children.

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword

Introduction

Chapter 1: What is P.L.A.N.?

Chapter 2: Preparation for Learning

Chapter 3: Learning Sequence

Chapter 4: Authentic Application

Chapter 5: New Thinking

Chapter 6: Putting It All Together

Chapter 7: Implementing P.L.A.N.

Final Word

Glossary

Professional Resources

Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-12
Media: 109 pp/paper
Year: 2015
Item No: 8305Item No: 8909Item No: B305
ISBN: 978-155138-305-7ISBN: 9781551389097ISBN: 97815513B3057

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