Remember the film Runaway Bride starring Julia Roberts? The premise is that Julia's character doesn't really know how she prefers her eggs to be cooked because in each relationship, she chooses depending upon the preference expressed by her partner.
Have you gotten tired yet hearing how broken down and dysfunctional we have all become in our advancing years? If we are smart, we except our shortcomings, find a way to overcome them and move on with living our lives to the fullest.
As we plan our next lesson, let's keep in mind that our students do best when they are given control. This is achieved most comprehensively through process and product differentiation and layered curricula.