International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Greek Teachers on Micro-Level Lesson Preparation and Planning
Dr. Konstantinos Chatzidimou

The present paper explores lesson preparation and planning on a daily basis from an empirical point of view. 316 Greek teachers of primary and secondary education participated in the questionnaire study. Some of the main issues examined were the frequency of teachers’ preparation for next day’s lessons and the amount of time they spend, the benefits of lesson preparation, the questions they pose to themselves while preparing the teaching procedure, the difficulties they face during preparation and the ways they overcome them, the collaboration with other teachers while making lesson plans and their satisfaction with their preparation. Frequency analysis of all the variables and a cross-tabulation between the independent and dependent variables were performed with the use of the SPSS. The findings of the research indicated, among others, that teachers enquired spend much time on lesson preparation and that it enhances teachers’ confidence.

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