before walking into your classroom you spend hours thinking, reading,
and organizing your course, whether you teach as the sole instructor,
as an assistant, or with colleagues. By carefully planning your course,
you increase the likelihood that students will grasp what they are to
learn, will see clearly individual course elements and their relationships,
and will understand what you intend to communicate.
class should be an occasion for discovery. It is not possible to achieve
that experience for every student every day, but it is possible to provide