Document Type

Unpublished Paper

Publication Date

Spring 2022


Lesson Plan, Clinical Practice, Student Teaching, Teaching Performance Assessment, Teacher Education, TPA, Liberal Studies, In-Service Instruction, Asset-Based Lesson Planning


Becoming an effective teacher takes time, preparation, purposeful planning and deep knowledge of your students and the content / curriculum. Purposeful lesson planning supports you in your development as an educator and it works to ensure PK-12 students are being taught to think and engage with the content area, with the ultimate goal of transferring that knowledge to global understandings and patterns.