When a lesson bombs

Ridley, Lucinda L.
June 1995
Teaching Exceptional Children;Summer95, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p66
Academic Journal
Provides suggestions for teachers on how to ameliorate the problems associated with ineffective lessons. Available options; Evaluating the failed lesson; Disposal and reconstruction of the lesson.


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