Top Ten Tips in Instructional Design

Check out our video blog on the top ten ways to improve the design of your online course. You can find the content used in […]

Using Kahoot! and others the way your brain craves

We use tech tools like Kahoot! in the classroom all the time. When we pair them with brain science strategies, they can be even more […]

7 strategies to THRIVE at the end of the semester

The end of the semester can be full of challenges. But it also creates unique opportunities, too. Here are some ways to seize them. (Photo […]

How Audio Can Improve Online Learning

As the methods for seamlessly including rich media assets in eLearning continue to improve, instructional designers are finding creative uses of audio and video to […]

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve

Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? If your goal is to retain that knowledge and apply it […]

Do Brain Training Apps work?

Are ‘brain training’ apps a waste of time? There’s no denying that apps such as Lumosity and Peak are very popular – in fact they’re […]

Is creative work REALLY worth the time in the classroom?

It’s a fair question. I’ve heard similar questions to this at teaching conferences, in discussions and versions of it on social media. I’ve even thought […]

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve

Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time? If your goal is to retain that knowledge and apply it […]

How Audio Can Improve Online Learning

As the methods for seamlessly including rich media assets in eLearning continue to improve, instructional designers are finding creative uses of audio and video to […]

I’m going back to paper AND staying digital

As a teacher, I went all-in on being as digital as possible years ago. I made the “I’m going totally paperless” statement like so many […]

DeVos-Backed Company Makes Questionable Claims on Autism, ADHD

The nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education is a major investor in Neurocore, a company that claims "proven and long-lasting" benefits for children with autism […]

How to Improve Student Retention in eLearning

Connecting with students can be difficult even in ideal circumstances. Unlike regular classroom-based courses, digital learning poses an additional set of challenges for instructional designers […]

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