Managing a bad law school result

Managing a bad law school result

So you got your marks back? Great!  How did you do? I'm assuming that if you're reading this post, you probably didn't do as well as you had hoped. Um, I'm sorry to hear that. But, before you drafting that email to your law teacher about how much you hate their unit (or them), take …

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Tik Tok: Powerful teaching tool or classroom management nightmare?

TikTok: Powerful Teaching Tool or Classroom Management Nightmare?

Over on Education Week, there is a fascinating article on teachers using Tik Tok as a teaching and assessment tool in classrooms - TikTok: Powerful Teaching Tool or Classroom Management Nightmare? - Education Week. You may have seen my TikToks on how to use the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC) - the required form for …

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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. To provide a guide here is an Example Law School Lesson Plan that might help explain …

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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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