Planning a “one-off” teaching session
what’s brought you here?
If you know what you’re talking about, you don’t need to plan right? Well…think about it, the world is full of brilliant people who “know” a lot, but fail to teach well.
Why is that?
Teaching is a skill
It takes more than just knowing, we need to understand and build experience in how people learn. We need to be able to translate, design, communicate, plan and reflect.
Learners need master crafts people who care about them and have the motivation to plan effective sessions and reflect on how they might make them better…
The WBYHT teaching plan
This basic template was created to help you consider your lessons and plan for learning
Luckily, there is a lot out there to help us with “the how” of delivering learning
There are loads of tools to help us deliver learning online and many of them are free or have free versions. In the tech blog, Nate describes some tips from his ammo box
You will likely have experienced recently what it feels like to be in a lecture where you haven’t been engaged. The person leading the session hasn’t interacted with you in anyway and you’re starting to zone out and look at your phone…
At the frontier of learning theory are the social learning theories such as Engstroms activity theory, communities of practice and transformational learning