Associate Professor of Education/Director of Assessment
Degrees earned: Doctor
of Education, Educational Leadership in Private School Education; Masters of
Art in Educational Computing Technology; Master of Arts in Education in
Teaching Mathematics, all at San Francisco State University.
experience: Associate Professor of Education Clarke University, 1996–present.
My philosophy of education relies on the constructivist learning theory.
Constructivism is a learning theory based on how the brain processes
information. One learns by “constructing” knowledge through the information processing
strategies of the mind. Students’ learning is deepened through use of
multimedia technology tools. These tools stimulate new pathways in the brain to
Constructivist pedagogy engages students in exploring,
discovering and constructing knowledge within a collaborative learning environment.
Students learn together to solve real world problems. The teacher guides learning
processes within an environment empowering students to expand, share and build
Clarke’s impact on
Lynn: Clarke students delight my heart, soul and mind! Clarke provides a
safe learning environment where all are welcome to learn and achieve their highest
potential as valued members of Clarke’s learning community.
Lynn’s impact on
students: This is information that is hard to really state!
Movie – My Fair
Lady – Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison
Book – Daniel H.
Pink, A Whole New Mind
Quote – “Coincidence
is God Working Anonymously” and “The Glory of God is Man Fully Alive.”