As teachers, we must pay attention to the pacing of our lessons. What is too fast for us may not be fast enough for them, and what is too slow for us may not be slow enough for some students. Teachers need to be sensitive to the pacing of the lesson, what the students needs are, and how to match the two when possible.
Pacing the lesson appropriately is definitely part art and (fortunately) part science.
Here are three strategies you can use to improve the pacing of your lessons:
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