In today's episode of 1.5-minute Teaching, we go to my front yard. I was all set to sunbathe with my daffodils until I discovered something awful had happened. Snow! Do I stay the course and sunbathe, or admit things have changed? Of course, I need to adapt or I will freeze to death.
Our teaching should be the same way. Listen for some ideas about how to incorporate realness of the situation as you work with your students.