Pathway – Preparing For the First Lesson

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View the below video introduction to the learning path about preparing for the first lesson:

Additional Resources

Before the first lesson:

For resources on what to do before the first lesson, regardless of whether you are teaching in-person, online synchronously, or asynchronously, check out these hub posts:

Lesson planning:

To learn more about lesson planning for in-person, synchronous, and asynchronous teaching, check out the below hub posts:

You may also want to use our fillable BOPPPS lesson plan template to create your lesson plan.

Educational technologies:

For more information on educational technologies that you can use in your teaching at Conestoga, check out the resources below:

Welcoming students and planning for the first weeks of class:

To supplement this video, check out the below resources to learn more about welcoming students and planning for the first weeks of class:

Further Support

If you’d like to speak with a Teaching & Learning Consultant to support you further with preparing for your first lesson or with any other teaching and learning needs, please contact us at teachingandlearning@conestogac.on.ca

Sara Kafashan

Sara Kafashan, PhD, has worked in post-secondary education since 2009. With a Master’s in Neuroscience and Cognitive Applied Sciences and a PhD in Applied Social Psychology, she has prior teaching experience within the field of Social Sciences. Sara brings a lens of equity, diversity, and inclusion, and a focus on wellness strategies, to teaching and learning. She has expertise in inclusive and accessible educational practices, including curriculum development, resource creation, and engagement with various campus stakeholders.

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