Curriculum Planning

Spacing Learning Over Time

“Delaying of reviewed produces an actual increase in the efficiency of learning” “Students typically remember much more when they have been exposed to information on two occasions rather than one”   Designing a cohesive unit plan, in my opinion, is one of the most important aspects of our job as teachers. The development of unit plans and… Continue reading Spacing Learning Over Time

Curriculum Planning · Teaching Strategies

Organizing Instruction

One of the schools I worked at liked to do surprise walk-thru’s that linked our evaluations to Depth of Knowledge (DOK) levels (more on DOK levels in another post). Evaluators wanted to see higher DOK levels, teachers were getting frustrated because not everyday can be a DOK 3/4 day so what do you do when your… Continue reading Organizing Instruction