As teachers we all encounter the situation when our lesson plans do not meet with success. In spite of all the lesson planning, designed student accommodations and adaptations that we make, the lesson may still not work well. Sometimes the lesson we prepare for one class, totals fails with another class. There are numerous reasons why certain students and certain lessons fail to reach the intended learning outcomes, a topic that we will discuss later in this blog. Suffice it to say, experienced teachers have the flexibility to modify the lesson or in fact, scrap that lesson, teach a different one when the prepared plan is not achieving its intended objective. Hence lesson flexibility is another best practice veteran teachers deploy in their instructional arsenal.
In our next post we will discuss subdividing.