Law students' wellbeing and giving a PHUC

Law students’ wellbeing and giving a PHUC

Law teachers need to talk about the physical and emotional demands of legal practice. What about talking about law students' wellbeing and giving a PHUC?

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Do you have a tiny teaching story?

Do you have a tiny teaching story?

Education Week has launched a project it calls Tiny Teaching Stories. It's an anthology of short (tiny) stories by teachers about their classroom experiences. It's a powerful example of how to build a teaching community. And it's also a deeply moving reminder of those little moments that can change a teacher and a student. As law …

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Law school 'imposters' need allies not accomplices

Law school ‘impostors’ need allies not accomplices

Do a quick search of 'impostor syndrome'. What did you find? What about 'impostor syndrome in law school'? That produces some worrying results. There is a mountain of advice about how self-professed 'impostors' - law students, lawyers and academics - can heal themselves. A lot of it is good advice about talking to other people. …

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Reflective practice

The 5 steps of reflective practice as a professional skill in law school

Reflective thinking is a professional skill. While the law school curriculum emphasises the development of reflective thinking, there is very little guidance on teaching it. When we think about 'reflection', we have a tendency to define it as remembering something - an event, something someone did, or even something we did. That's important. But that's …

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