Lesson Mapping > Lesson Planning
These are perfect for those of us in the Early Childhood Education field who want to do away with "themes" and "lesson-planning".
Instead of planning what you will do to meet each subject and domain, watch children as they play and engage with the open-ended activities you place in the environment.
Write in the green bubbles what you see them doing/playing, then draw lines to how these activities impact their development (left side) and their academics (right side).
What you'll notice, over time, is that many of the things children do with their play naturally meet most or all of the development aspects. This tool serves to prove to yourself and parents that play is better for children than early academic training.
Click below to download a blank version for yourself!