Unit 3: Creating a Meaningful Lesson


Learning Outcomes:

1. At the end of the unit, the learner will be able to create their own lesson plan based on one of the 16 habits.

Assignment #1:

Watch this video of a how to implement problem solving in math: https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/problem-solving-math

As you are viewing: consider the following questions:

"How does the instructor utilize questioning in order to elicit the 16 Habits of Mind?"

"What are some challenges that can arise among students when problem solving?"

Assignment #2:

Read through the following lesson plan template: http://crabtreecounseling.blogspot.com/2013/11/sample-lesson-plan-with-habit.html

Consider the following questions:

"How does this lesson plan template compare and contrast with the template I am currently using as an instructor?"

"What are additional changes you would make to the lesson plan template?"

Assignment #3:

Using your identified habit from Unit 2, create a Habits of Mind lesson plan following the template from assignment #2.When creating your lesson, pay close attention to the specific questions you will be asking, peer interactions, and hands on activities.

Post a link to your lesson page in the discussion tab of this page. Explain the following an an overview in your post:

"What was your habit and why did you select it?"

Respond to at least 2 classmates lesson plans noting the three requirements: questioning, peer interactions, and hands on learning. Consider the lessons posted here as a lesson library that you can all take, share, and borrow from in future.

    • In additional to your lesson plan, you may upload a video or clips of the lesson if you wish. **

Continue to Unit 4: Reflection

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