Describe your long-term goal for the class.
Identify the topic and scope of the lesson.
Provide a high-level overview of the lesson.
State your name.
Characterize what knowledge or skills your participants should already know in order to get the most out of the lesson.
Draft a lesson plan that includes the estimated time in minutes for each section.
List required materials and include an exercise that participants can do while they are waiting for the lesson to begin.
Specify at most three goals for the lesson.
Explain why the goals are important in a way that your audience will understand.
Walk through the essential concepts.
Have participants work individually or together on exercises that combine writing journals, doing projects and teaching others.
Give participants the opportunity to hone their skills on their own time.
End with a discussion, anecdote or summary that consolidates what was learned.
Decide how to determine whether a participant achieved the learning goals of the lesson.
Record experiments and results.
List remaining tasks.