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WEP 117: Metacognition & Instruction, an Interview with Dr. Matthew Stoltzfus from The Ohio State University: An Interview with Dr. Matthew Stoltzfus from The Ohio State University

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In this episode of the Wired Educator Podcast, Kelly interviews Dr. Matthew W. Stoltzfus, a professor of Chemistry at The Ohio State University.  Matthew and Kelly talk about a wide range of topics including: metacognition and instruction, the Digital Flagship Initiative at OSU, the importance of students learning how to use a textbook, higher standards, culture, Focus 3, helping students become elite, the silo effect, and so much more! You are going to love it. This is a great interview.  Matthew W. Stoltzfus, or "Dr. Fus" to his students, is an accomplished chemistry Lecturer at The Ohio State University, where he teaches large lecture sections of general chemistry. His flipped classroom approach, which has evolved over the years to focus on peer instruction, has been featured on ESPN and NPR mainly due to his iTunesU General Chemistry course, which has an enrollment of over 210,000 students. He is also a contributing author to the "Chemistry the Central Science" textbook, is a recent recipient of The Ohio State University Provost’s Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Lecturer and is an Apple Distinguished Educator (Class of 2013). Follow him on Twitter: @Dr_Fus Mentioned in this episode:  Matt's favorite books: Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learningby Brown, Roediger, and McDaniel Teach Students How to Learnby Saundra McGuire Understanding How We Learn: A Visual Guideby Yana Weinstein and Megan Sumeracki You Haven’t Taught Until They Have Learned: John Wooden’s Teaching Principles and Practices by Sen Nater and Ronald Gallimore ————————————————————————————————– Kelly Croy is an author, speaker and educator. If you’d like to learn more about Kelly, or invite him to your school or conference to speak please send him an email. • Listen to Kelly’s other podcast, The Future Focused Podcastand subscribe. • Subscribe to The Wired Educator Podcastwith over 115 episodes of interviews and professional development. • Visit Kelly’s website at • Looking for a dynamic speaker for your school’s opening day? • Consider Kelly Croy at • Order Kelly’s book, Along Came a Leaderfor a school book study or your personal library. • Follow Kelly Croy on Facebook.  • Follow Kelly Croy on Twitter.  •  Follow Kelly Croy on Instagram     

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