Strategic Class Planning: A Process for Inviting Inspiration

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we walk through a step-by-step process for strategically and mindfully planning classes.


Have a structured process you can turn to for inviting inspiration and creativity using a mindful planning strategy.


Discuss the role of practice in your planning. Describe one approach to getting centered and inducing creative insights during your planning process. Explore considerations for thinking about the students you’re planning to teach, and how to use meditative awareness in your planning. Explore some examples of how to plan themes or topics of discussion. Speak to the vast array of techniques available to you in planning classes. Describe some of the key elements of class to pay particular attention to. Discuss the value in considering consider an aspect of your teaching you wish to expand or evolve.

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