While there are many similarities between face-to-face lessons and online lessons, there are a lot of differences too. These things are the same: the basic structure of beginning, middle and end, the principles of good teaching, the importance of learning objectives and the need for explanations. However, the delivery is different, the interactions between learners are different and, more importantly, online learning is much more intense for everyone.
British Council have prepared an info sheet aimed at helping educators plan and deliver online lessons. Click on the link below to access this document:
Lesson Planning for Teaching Live Online – By British Council