A Process for Inviting Inspiration: Inviting Inspiration

Planning is a personal and creative process. Some teachers jot down ideas from their own practice or from other classes or readings. Some make relatively small changes to a standard sequence and others may spend hours upon hours putting their personal stamp on their class. And still others simply use on-the-fly inspiration. There’s certainly no one way. If you’re new to teaching or would like some nudges to spark your planning, here is a big-picture way to get started. While this page provides an overall approach, there are many other pages that address various and more-detailed aspects of planning and sequencing.