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My teaching philosophy is based on the belief that the role of an educator is to motivate, facilitate, and accelerate the intellectual development of students.

I use a variety of interactive techniques in my classroom to achieve these objectives, including
student-led discussions, group-learning activities, and in-class problem solving.

I also think that it is important to teach students transferable skills, which is why I have always emphasized writing as a tool to teach the scientific method, to sharpen critical thinking skills, and to enhance students' ability to communicate effectively.
 
Teaching links: 

Duke Blackboard

Calibrated Peer Review

Duke's iPod initiative