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Tips From Acclaimed Teachers: Lesson Plans

By Lauren Santucci — August 10, 2023 3:25
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.

As educators prepare for a new school year, state teachers of the year share helpful insights they’ve learned from their experiences with creating lesson plans, including building flexibility into the process and planning for each day.

Lauren Santucci is a video producer for Education Week.

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