Sticky learning: Digital brain dumps with Flipgrid and Socrative

It’s a common request from teachers of students: Study. Go home and study. Go back over the material. Re-read the material. When we ask students […]

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 […]

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 […]

8 strategies for reducing your reliance on homework

In the past, I’ve assigned homework when I’ve felt a lack of control, a sense of scrambling to cover everything. I would think, “These students […]

Impactful & Meaningful Learning: Brain Game – V

So.. we know that gamification and game based learning are engaging and effective learning experiences. Now, we are going to delve into what makes this […]

10 strategies for lightning-quick feedback students can REALLY use

Using homework assignments to give feedback is pokey. Inefficient. Slow. Think about the length of the feedback loop for traditional homework assignments: Teacher assigns homework […]

How video games can help students in class, at home

Games are a daily part of our existence for most of us. We play video games on our phones, our tablets, our computers, or TVs […]

Improve retention, re-teach less with this learning technique

What if you didn’t have to spend so much time re-teaching material to your students? What if that material was securely saved in their minds, […]

Should learning be hard?

The Calvin Cycle was the bane of my existence as a high school freshman. I was in a biology class. In the midst of surviving […]

10 research-based insights on how the brain learns

I remember struggling with social studies classes in high school and college. The content fascinated me. I loved hearing the stories of conflicts and resolutions. […]

The eLearning Guild Podcast: Annie Murphy Paul on Learning Beyond the Myths

Welcome to The eLearning Guild Podcast, where we chat with members of the Guild Community exploring current trends in learning, performance, and technology. In this […]

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