Most of you may have heard the adage, “If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail.” This principle is true in multiple areas of life, particularly within the classroom environment. Think back over your educational experiences. What was one of the worst lessons that you can remember enduring? How did the teacher fail to convey the material? Was it blatantly obvious that he or she was unprepared for class? Can you recall any overarching themes? What could he or she have done differently?