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Goal: Revamp a Lesson

Goal: Revamp a Lesson

“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” – John Dewey

Goal: Improve a lesson plan or activity to create a meaningful learning experience for your students. This can be a previous lesson you feel students have struggled with in the past or you can adapt a lesson plan you find on a website. Find 1000s of lesson plans and tips for lesson planning here.

Here are a few ideas to make a lesson more engaging:

  • Transform the lesson into a learning mission. Find tips and resources here.
  • Add a technology component. Find my technology integration tips here.
  • Add some humor to the lesson. Find tips and resources here.
  • Bring your textbook to life. Find tips and resources here.
  • Make the lesson more hands-on.
  • Get students moving. Find tips and resources here.
  • Change the environment. Take the lesson outside or change the classroom setup.
  • Start the lesson in a new way. Find tips and resources here.

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Shelly Terrell is an education consultant, technology trainer, and author. Read more at