How to Use an Erin Condren Teacher Lesson Planner

Whether you’re in the classroom, teaching online, or balancing both, there’s a Teacher Lesson Planner that meets your needs where you are. Our Teacher Lesson Planner collection is designed with feedback from real teachers like you to create the most functional and inspirational lesson planner on the market. It has more new designs, more teacher planner options, more accessories, more ways to plan!

Fun fact: 98% of Teacher Lesson Planner customers report it helps them stay organized; and 92% report it helps them manage their time and workload.

Spiral Teacher Lesson Planner: Most Creative, Customizable, Personalizable

Our spiral Teacher Lesson Planners offer multiple interior design theme options so you can customize your school planner according to your unique aesthetic (see all customization options here). These teacher-preferred organizers are designed and made in the USA and feature a 12-month academic calendar in which you can choose the start date that works best for your schedule. Its key features include thick 80 lb. text weight Mohawk Paper, personalizable and interchangeable covers, coiled-in stickers, and permanent vegan leather covers (Focused option). For those who crave a flexible, ultra-customizable planner, the spiral Teacher Lesson Planner is the way to go.

Teacher Lesson Planner Binder: Most Flexible, Durable, Customizable

Our Teacher Lesson Planner Binder has everything you love about the coiled teacher planner—exact same interior pages, same stickers, and all the extras—in a flexible 3-ring binder format so you can add, remove, and rearrange pages as you see fit. For those who like the freedom to build and rearrange their planner their way, you’ll love the teacher planner binder.

Softbound Teacher Lesson Planners: Lay-Flat, Lefty-Friendly, Slim and Portable

With stylish vegan leather cover options and colorful or neutral interior design options, this is the perfect lay-flat planner for color-lovers and stylish minimalists. The key features of our softbound lesson planners include thick 80 lb. text weight paper (resists ink bleeding), beautiful vegan leather cover, reinforced spine, page ribbon marker, and they’re ideal for both right-handed and left-handed educators.

Spiral Vegan Leather Focused Teacher Lesson Planner

It has everything you love about our Softbound Focused Teacher Lesson Planner but with a stylish coil (great for adding on snap-in accessories) and permanent vegan leather covers. Whether you prefer coiled binding or sophisticated lay-flat binding, our Focused planners are perfect for male teachers and stylish minimalists.

No matter which lesson planner binding you prefer—spiral, binder or softbound—there's a planner for every teacher who wants to get organized and continue to educate, motivate, and inspire the next generation.

How To Use the Customization Options and Extras of the Coiled and Binder Teacher Lesson Planners

From the additional design choices of the spiral teacher planner to the flexibility of the lesson planner binder to more room for notes, new inspiring teacher quotes, and a vast array of customization options, there’s a teacher planner for every schedule and style.

Communication Log

A two-page communication log is included in all our teacher planners. While it’s designed to help teachers log any conflict and resolutions in the classroom, you can adapt the log to fit your needs. Some homeschool teachers and students even use it as a reading log.

Productivity Pages

The two-page yearly spread in all our teacher planners allows you to set goals, note important deadlines, or even log student's birthdays. However you like to benchmark the year, this section comes in handy. A fun idea is to set a classroom goal and fill out these months with your class!

Note Pages

There are plenty of note pages throughout the Teacher Lesson Planner. You can use those pages to plan, journal, write to-do lists, set goals, track productivity, anything at all!

Graph Pages

Each lesson planner also has graph pages so you can chart it up and plan it out! Fun and functional ways to use the graph pages include visual to-do maps, seating charts, performance trackers, and even personal habit or mood trackers, budgeting charts, and more.


Don't forget to track the productivity of your students with the student checklist pages. These pages allow you to note test scores, work progress, or you can just use them as notes pages.

Dated, Two-Page Calendar

Each of the 12 calendar spreads in all our teacher planners gives you your monthly overview with plenty of room to mark faculty meetings, parent-teacher conferences, school events, school breaks, and more. There’s also a side column for more notes or lists and a mini-month to plan ahead. Have fun color-coding with colorful gel pens, markers, highlighters, and other writing tools Don’t forget to add pops of classroom color with stickers!

Lesson Plans

Set your intentions, see your month, and then plan out those four weeks of lessons. Designed to help you be your most productive self, this layout is essential to all our teacher planners and is a simple, streamlined, and effective way of viewing lesson planning. This is also a great place to save time with Customizable Subject Stickers.

Stickers with Classic Coiled & Binder Teacher Lesson Planners!

Four pages of stunning planning stickers come with the classic coiled or binder teacher planner. They’re the perfect mix of fun and functional and are great for crafting a sticker strategy that works for your schedule.

Fun & Functional Coiled & Binder Teacher Planner Add-Ons

Each coiled and binder Teacher Lesson Planner comes with essentials like checklists pages and a sheet protector, but you can add on more to fit your needs! Add extra productivity to your planner with additional checklists pages and an extra sheet protector or two!

Interchangeable Covers for the Classic Coiled Teacher Lesson Planner

Add a new Interchangeable Cover as often as you like. Our classic coiled Teacher Lesson Planner comes with a secure and stylish interchangeable cover so you can refresh your planner look, every season, for school events, to match your mood, or just because!

Teacher Stationery & Planning Accessories

Add on the new Note From the Teacher Notepad to make sending notes home a seamless and stylish task with this pre-printed and personalized notepad. Or the Substitute Teacher Notepad to ensure success with every substitute.

Expand your lesson planning potential with new teacher planning accessories! Shop the full collection of teacher organization must-haves!