Making the Most of your Limited Planning Time

Making the Most of your Limited Planning Time

In partnership with Model Teaching, an industry leader in supporting educators, this course will review with you the varied responsibilities you have as a teacher and provide strategies for improving efficiency to tackle those tasks during your planning time. Model Teaching's Mission is to improve student performance by directly supporting teachers with quality content and resources. You will learn about time-saving tools and effective team collaboration methods, among other important strategies you can implement.

3 Months Access / 1 Course Hrs
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In this course, you will learn about all the diverse responsibilities you are required to complete during your planning time and how to analyze areas for improvement and efficiency. You will learn specific time management strategies for teachers and implement tools that can help you streamline your planning. You will learn about team collaboration and how to streamline meetings as well. The course comes with a downloadable PDF of the content and a planning organizer to help you ensure your efficient planning time.

Enrollment Options:
3 Months Access Course Code: T14738
No Instructor, Start Anytime
$44.00 USD


Productive Planning Processes Course Content

The video and article will provide you with insights and strategies to streamline your planning time so that you can tackle extra tasks efficiently. You will learn several time-saving strategies you can begin to utilize and will also plan for how to make the most of any collaboration time during your planning periods. The course also includes some "Reflect or Discuss" prompts to help you connect with the course content and ends with a "Try This Task" to guide you explicitly on how you might implement the ideas into the classroom.



There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Editing of a Microsoft Word document is required in this course. You may use a free version of Microsoft Word Online, or Google Docs if you do not have Microsoft Office installed on your computer. Model Teaching can provide support for this.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.