New teacher induction

I had to induct a new teacher at school once. They were fairly new to teaching and unfamiliar with our in-house product at the time (called myClass). I thought that listening to me ramble on for half an hour about how to approach the planning would be boring. So, I decided a one-page ‘try it like this’ would be better. And a tad less condescending*. Here was that one page.

(*yes I’m aware that I start with ‘open the lesson flipchart’, but it’s not as condescending as it sounds. Each lesson folder includes about 7 files, so you might as well know which ones are actually worth looking at first!) 


Planning a myClass lesson: some tips 

You get 45 mins planning time for a myClass lesson. Sometimes it can take a while just looking through all the documents, listening to the model text, etc. Here’s my basic planning process, which might give you a few ideas for dealing with the materials.  

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