When I teach adult classes I sit with the whiteboard behind me and facing the students. When a new word comes up I lean back and write it on the board. At the end of class when I turn around and clean the board I am often interested and surprised at the variety of words that are up there and try to remember what the jumps were that got us from this word to that one.
I mean celibacy, water buffalo and karma in an hour? That's pretty random, huh?
Here's today's lesson map from a seniors' English class:
Don't you want to know what on earth we were talking about?