Category Archives: Ideas on Optimal Pedagogy

My thoughts on existing pedagogy, ideas to improve existing pedagogy, and new ideas altogether that may be genius or complete lunacy.

Exit Slip

I was inspired by my wife (as I am with many things) with this idea. She is an absolutely amazing math teacher; she has taught from 4th grade to calculus. What she does at the end of many lessons is … Continue reading

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Flipping the Classroom Part 1

This certainly has all the buzz doesn’t it? I started flipping the online classroom in 2009, and saw its many advantages. For those who aren’t fully aware, the basic concept is “lectures” are recorded for students to view before entering … Continue reading

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Dynamic Learning Environment

As the Program Director of Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Online Graduate Programs I am constantly looking for ways to improve information delivery to students. The LMS to choose or the live session system to use are cosmetic, the organization … Continue reading

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The Modern Student

There is a generational divide in learning that has been the root of frustration for professor after professor. Have you ever heard a professor say “students these days have such short attention spans.” Or, “it constantly seems like my students … Continue reading

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