Spring 2023 Lesson Planning Workshop: Creating Significant Learning Experiences for Students

Back by popular demand! Led by Rebecca Krucoff, faculty member in the Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment.

Wednesday February 1, 12:00-2:00pm, online.

In this workshop we will explore strategies for creating lesson plans for high student engagement using the planning tools of backwards design, including: Establishing goals, creating learning outcomes, and developing purposeful learning activities. Participants will choose a lesson topic from their syllabus to apply these strategies and develop lesson plans practicing a format called the Workshop Model. The goal of this session is to leave everyone feeling comfortable with fundamental tools and strategies for lesson planning that will support the creation of meaningful lessons on a variety of topics. A $100 stipend is available for part time faculty who attend.

A teacher, museum educator, and historic preservationist, Rebecca Krucoff has three decades of experience working in museums and schools to teach the public at all age levels, create curriculum, and train teaching professionals. Rebecca holds an M.S. in Historic Preservation from Pratt Institute and an M.S.Ed from Bank Street College of Education. She is the Co-Founder and Director of the Urban Memory Project and is on faculty at Pratt Institute where she teaches courses in education, museum education, historic preservation, and public history.

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