How to Get Your Students to Perform Better – the Scientific Approach (Pygmalion Effect)

Teaching can be extremely challenging. Often you find yourself faced with a classroom made up of a diverse student body. Catering to each student’s individual […]

The Bright Side of Remote Teaching and Administration – When Preparation Pays Off

Image Source As a small, nimble, proprietary college, we've been able to stay ahead of the curve and ease the transition to virtual teaching, support, […]

6 Research-Backed Study Techniques

Study Wisely. Use Techniques that are Proven. Being in academia is no easy task. Whether you’re a student or an educator, managing your time to […]

Higher Ed Faculty: Your Students Need To Know Their Grades and Get Feedback

Can Your Students See all of Their Grades and the Feedback You've Provided (you did provide feedback, right)? Are You Sure? If you are a […]

5 Successful Traits to Achieve a Positive Culture of Assessment

Changing our perspective on assessments can take them from a time-consuming necessity to a useful resource to provide pathways to a better future in academia. […]

Storyboard That: an Exciting Edtech Tool That Just got Even Better

Storyboard That, one of my absolute favorite tools for student voice, engagement, and choice, has just upped its game even further with a new user-friendly […]

Uncovering a Dilemma About Active Learning vs. Direct Instruction

Are Active Learning and Direct Instruction Mutually Exclusive? I've been a big fan of active learning in its many potential forms for years. For example, […]

5 Innovative Ways To Create A Healthy/Positive Classroom Culture

Image Source Effective classroom learning is significant for the comprehensive development of any student. This is why classroom teaching should be able to influence, engage, and […]

Teachers who Keep the Focus on Students can Inspire Success and Change the World

Let's Talk Student Centered Learning and Teachers Who Care. Changing the World One Student at a Time. It's been over 10 years now since I […]

The Best Uses of EdTech: Providing Students CHOICE

The Engaging Power of Choice… Lately, I've been focusing on the relationship between education technology and student success. Just last week, this article in Campus […]

Developing Effective Digital Learning Content: Text OR Speech, Not Both at Same Time

Also: Write OR Listen, not Both (re: Note-taking) This weekend I listened to Vicki Davis‘ podcast with Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath, “Neuroscience Research: 5 Ways […]

Effective Uses of EdTech: Practicing Spaced Repetition for Improved Memory

The best uses of education technology are not about the technology – they're about teaching and learning. Technology can be a powerful tool, but it's […]

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