About a few years into teaching, after trying all kinds of teacher planners including Plum Paper, one I made for myself, and even the coveted Erin Condren Teacher planner, I decided to commit teacher adultery or something else incredibly sinful as a teacher.
I threw away my teacher planner. GASP!
Tell them why you threw it away.
In this video I’m going to not just tell you what I did instead, which I’ve done before over on my podcast, which I’m releasing new episodes on weekly and I would LOVE for you to go check that out, but instead today on this video I’ll actually SHOW you what it is to lesson plan… digitally.
When I first started teaching, I hated lesson planning. I loved teaching from day one, but when I had to sit down and write out plans I was doing it on someone else’s terms (meaning it wasn’t in the format that was helpful to me), and I knew by writing it down I would look at it once and then have to redo it again next year.
I hate doing things twice.
That’s when I stopped writing my lesson plans on paper and kept them completely digital. Most teams I worked on did the same, which gave us a huge advantage because then our plans were sharable. That’s a total game changer when it comes to collaboration for a team - seriously, it was beautiful.
Collaboration and team planning is one of the biggest benefits to digital lesson plans, but there are many others, and I want to point you to episode 5 of this podcast where I give 3 Steps to Sustainable Planning, and the first step is to go digital. In that episode I talk about the benefits, so...