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Ideas, inspiration and advice to help you create engaging learning experiences for your students.

Engage Students

Creative teaching strategies to increase student engagement

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Helpful tools and resources to support you in planning and organizing your ideas

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Strategies and ideas to enhance your teaching and facilitation skills

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Strategies for assessment, evaluation, and reflection

Next Generation

Advice and resources for graduate students and postdocs

What should I know before I FLIP my class?

I’m just beginning to think about integrating active learning and flipped course design. What should I know before I FLIP my class? I’m glad you’re taking a moment to think carefully about how to integrate these ideas you’re your classes. You’ll save time and frustration by following a few guidelines [...]

What can I do about student resistance?

Many of my students resist active learning. They don’t seem to understand the value of this type of learning experience. What can I do? It helps to first try to understand why students are showing resistance. It could be because of assumptions they are bringing with them based on previous [...]

Where can I find ideas for new teaching strategies to engage students?

I tend to use the same strategies in class and I’m ready to try something different. Where can I find ideas for new teaching strategies to engage my students? I’m glad you are looking for new ideas to connect with your students! You’re the kind of educator I like to [...]

How do I get students to come to class prepared?

How do I get students to do the pre-class work and come to class prepared? If you’re asking this question, you’re not alone! This is the number one most frequently asked question I hear from educators across the world when it comes to flipped course design and active learning. Unlike [...]

3 Ways to Engage Students in the First 5 Minutes of Class

Learning environments that depend on student interaction, involvement, and engagement demand both you and your students to be ready, focused, and on-task. When you teach using any of the learning-centered or student-centered approaches, the quality of your class time depends on your students coming to class ready to participate and [...]

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