Lesson Planning

Classroom Technology Video Using AI in the Classroom: Tips and Tricks From Two Teachers
AI is here to stay. How educators can maximize it in the classroom for the benefit of all.
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Agnes, a chatbot developed by Maurie and Jim Beasley at the Llano Independent school district in Texas, promises to be a personal assistant for teachers. The chatbot can answer questions about school schedules, district policies, state laws, and more.
Agnes, a chatbot developed by Maurie and Jim Beasley at the Llano Independent school district in Texas, can answer questions about school schedules, district policies, state laws, and more.
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Classroom Technology Q&A This Husband-and-Wife Team Created a Chatbot Just for Teachers
One school district has created its own AI 'personal assistant' for teachers that knows district policy and can help plan lessons.
Madeline Will, August 30, 2023
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Classroom Technology Can AI Improve Instruction? 3 Teachers Share How They Use It
Teachers are using AI to plan lessons, email parents, and help struggling students.
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Global history teacher Alis Anasal writes the schedule on a white board in her classroom at West Brooklyn Community High School on Oct. 29, 2020, in New York.
Global history teacher Alis Anasal writes the schedule on a white board in her classroom at West Brooklyn Community High School on Oct. 29, 2020, in New York.
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Teaching Video Tips From Acclaimed Teachers: Lesson Plans
State teachers of the year share their tips for new teachers on creating lesson plans.
Lauren Santucci, August 10, 2023
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Mathematics Project A Handy Guide for Infusing Data and Geometry Throughout the Curriculum
Find tips, lesson ideas, and free resources for beefing up instruction in statistics and geometry.
Sarah D. Sparks, July 31, 2023
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Teaching Q&A Tips for Teachers on Grouping and Lesson Pacing for Accelerated Learning
It's all about knowing what students already know and building from there, says one expert.
Sarah D. Sparks, April 25, 2023
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Teaching Video Teachers, Try This: Build a Lesson Plan Using ChatGPT
One educator explains how teachers can use ChatGPT to create lesson plans, and offers insight and advice on the process and its pitfalls.
Sam Mallon, January 25, 2023
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States Bill Could Require Posting a Year's Worth of Lesson Plans. Teachers Aren't Happy
Teachers share their frustration over an Indiana bill that would require educators to post a year's worth of lessons.
Marina Whiteleather, February 10, 2022
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Students from Regional School Unit 5 wear COVID face coverings as they head home on a school bus, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in Freeport, Maine. Under the new rules following Christmas break, students and staff will no longer be considered a "close contact" if they are exposed to someone with the virus in an outdoor setting or on a school bus, as masks are required on Maine school buses.
Students head home from school in Freeport, Maine, this week. Most schools are open for in-person learning in the first week of the new year, but the surging Omicron variant is wreaking havoc on the continuity of instruction.
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Teaching Omicron Is Making a Mess of Instruction, Even Where Schools Are Open
Teachers say that kids’ absences and staff shortages have thrown a wrench in their plans for the beginning of this semester.
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Teaching How Much Home Teaching Is Too Much? Schools Differ in Demands on Parents
While schools are closed to coronavirus, districts are putting together a patchwork of lessons for students to do at home. But districts’ expectations for what students can accomplish at home vary widely, according to parents.
Christina A. Samuels, April 2, 2020
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Curriculum Teaching About Coronavirus: 3 Lesson Plans for Science, Math, and Media Literacy
As the virus continues to spread, some teachers have made COVID-19 a focus of their lessons to explain the facts and debunk rumors.
Sarah Schwartz, March 6, 2020
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Teaching Opinion Don't Blame Teachers for Selling Their Lesson Plans. Blame the System That Makes It Necessary
Schools can't even afford to hire enough teachers, so why are we surprised that teachers are turning to a website for resources? asks Kat Tipton.
Kat Tipton, February 27, 2020
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Teaching Opinion Eight Educators Share Their Best Math Lessons
Math educators share their favorite lessons, including taking students for a walk around a fenced-in field, investigating student-loan costs, and working alongside a language arts teacher.
Larry Ferlazzo, December 29, 2019
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Curriculum To Get Girls Into Coding, Nonprofit Looks to Historic Inspiration
Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization, is providing free lesson plans that teach computer science concepts and feature women who have made contributions in the industry in order to spark girls' interests in coding.
Lauraine Langreo, August 15, 2018
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