Do you feel like you are spending so much time planning lessons or that you’re on a hamster wheel of lesson planning? If that sounds like you, this episode is one you don’t want to miss! I am diving into three common problems I see when it comes to ESL teachers and lesson planning.
In today’s episode, I am talking about one of the biggest stressors for ESL teachers - lesson planning. I am breaking down the three types of lesson planners and how to avoid spending all your time lesson planning, how having clear goals can ensure you are meeting each students’ needs, how to move away from planning only one day ahead and bringing your work home with you, and why you don’t need to plan different lessons for each grade and language level you work with. I am giving you examples and practical tips to reduce the stress of lesson planning and regain your time while still meeting your students’ needs!