Lesson plans for law school

'My tutor was disorganised.' It's a pretty common response in student satisfaction surveys. But there are tools out there to help you with planning and improve student satisfaction. In this post, we will look at lesson plans for law school. In an earlier post, we looked at lesson planning specifically for case note writing. But …

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Could collaborative planning improve law students’ performance?

Imagine for a minute that you are running your own law school. Got it? Now imagine a wealthy philanthropist gifted you $80 million to improve your law students' performance. But there's a condition. You have to spend the money on individual law teachers' salaries and development. No-brainer right? You'd think that student achievement would improve. …

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Promoting a growth mindset in law students by dropping the feedback sandwich for meaningful assessment feedback.

Improving law school feedback: Dropping the sandwich

Over the last few weeks, some fascinating articles about feedback for law students have appeared in my inbox. But they seemed to be inconsistent. Should we drop the feedback sandwich? The first was this short but engaging post from February on the ‘feedback sandwich’ by Carrie Sperling over on the Best Practices for Legal Education …

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An Open Letter to My Teaching Colleagues – via Medium

Be kind. To yourself, to your colleagues, to your students, ... , and the misunderstanding public. Know that what you do is meaningful and has purpose and not everyone can do what you do. Remember how very unique you really are. I came across this short piece written by a school teacher.  While it is …

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