One popular approach to lesson planning for all levels of education is backward design or the backward planning approach. The idea behind backward design/backward planning is that you teach and plan toward the end goal, or what you want the students to be able to know or do. This typically ensures that the content being taught stays focused and more organized, thus promoting better understanding for the students.
*If you are not familiar with the Backward Design or Backward Mapping, I encourage you to go to YouTube and look up videos on these concepts.
reinforces the learning of backward design and provides an opportunity to develop a planning template for future use.
Part 1: Backward Design Guide
Create a 350- to 525-word, guide that explains the use of backward design in lesson planning.
Include the following in your guide:
- Explain backward design using these terms:
- Definition of the facets of understanding
- Describe the 3 stages of backward design:
- Desired results
- Assessment evidence
- Learning plan