Backward Planning. Center for the Education and Study of Diverse Populations. Essential Question:. How do we plan engaging, authentic teaching and learning that is meaningful to our students?. Guiding Question:.
Center for the Education and Study of Diverse Populations
How do we plan engaging, authentic teaching and learning that is meaningful to our students?
How does high stakes testing, AMOs, meeting the needs of our EPSS influence what we have been doing as we plan teaching and learning?
1. Where do we want students to go?
2. How will we know they know?
3. How will we help them get there?
Pair Share with a person you are sitting beside
How can teachers take what we find is relevant and meaningful to our students and use the required concepts for teaching and learning?
START BY BRAINSTORMING WITH STUDENTS
Share in double pair-share groups.
How is the quality of the water where I live affected by what I do in my environment?
Select grade level benchmarks connected to the :
These are the big ideas which we call essential learnings or learning targets.
Lesson plan template
Time for planning
You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make them drink. If the horse becomes thirsty, however, he will eat sand from your hand.