Dr. Lodge McCammon’s instructional methods, research, stories, and songs have inspired thousands around the world to make significant changes in the way they teach and learn. Most notably, he has developed resources and strategies that have helped many instructors move from passive, lecture-based classrooms toward active, student-centered learning environments.
Dr. Lodge McCammon is an instructional designer, author, comedian, and international education consultant who provides professional services, including keynote speeches, workshops, curriculum development, and a variety of training programs. He works with school districts, universities, nonprofits, and businesses (e.g., Palm Beach Schools, Rutgers University, Discovery Education, Microsoft, SAS) and has given his unique keynote speeches at events like the Midwest Education Technology Conference, Boyertown Area School District Tech Fest and the University of the West Indies Open Lecture.
His career began in 2003 at Wakefield High School in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he taught Civics and AP Economics. He received a Ph.D. from NC State University in 2008 and continued his work by developing innovative classroom strategies (e.g., #paperslide videos, music-based teaching, classroom economy, #classroomcomedy) and sharing them with students, teachers, and schools around the world.
Dr. Lodge’s expertise lies in (1) improving teacher quality by emphasizing the importance of transparency, efficiency, reflective practice, and relationships, (2) helping teachers create healthy learning environments that are highly collaborative, differentiated, and engaging and (3) building communities of practice that inspire educators to implement innovative teaching methods. In addition to working with schools, he develops resources to help business leaders use a variety of methods to promote efficient and effective communication in the workplace.
Dr. Lodge is also a musician who composes educational songs, along with supporting materials, about curriculum for K-12 classrooms. Popular subject areas include algebra, chemistry, and U.S. history. His songs and related materials can be found in Discovery Education Streaming.
The Single Issue (Education News Show)
Schooled: The Story of an Education (Book)
#Teaching201 (A Free Course for Future Educators)
#LodgePD (Free Training)