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4 ways to streamline grading and lesson plans over spring break
If only spring break could be as relaxing for the teachers as it is for the students. Here, at nClass, we’re trying to make that a reality. We record your important class-time information to review at your leisure. Here’s a few ways teachers with nClass can catch up on grading, and create better lesson plans →
3 Ways to Increase Attendance
Importance of high attendance is sometimes underrated in the education system. In recent blog posts we discussed attendance policies in college and how faculty might benefit from high attendance. Instructors only gain from higher attendance which can help improve retention as well. Here are three ways to increase attendance in your classrooms. Techniques to increase attendance will →
Student Attendance Matters – what can we all do?
Students come to an educational institution for learning. Be it higher education or K-12, student attendance does matter at every stage! Parents, Instructors, School Administration, they all have a responsibility when it comes to student attendance. Let us throw some light on the actions each stakeholder can take to improve attendance at their institutions: Students: →
Attendance and Learning
Educators and students around the globe, debate the matter of attendance policies in educational institutions. Is mandatory attendance a contributor to learning or does it have none or adverse implications on learning outcomes? Instructors and Institutions expect students to attend class. Research has shown a positive correlation between student attendance and their grades. Students are →
High Classroom Attendance: a bonus for the teachers!
Student attendance is usually regarded as a unilateral academic construct, affecting only students and their learning process. However, attendance, because of the irrevocable connection between students and educators, is beneficial for the faculty as well! Faculty members spend a lot of time and effort preparing for class. A class full of students who are engaged, →
The Right to Skip Class in College – Hit or Miss?
With the education system evolving to accommodate a student’s demands more perceptively, attendance is an often discussed area. While some instructors have a formal structure of a minimum percentage criteria and grade points allocated to attendance, others have relativity lax policies and leave the issue of attendance to the student’s prerogative. This diversity in attendance →
A Better Way to Put Names to Faces
You have a lot of students and as soon as you learn their names, the semester is over. How can you connect with them better? Know who to call on when a student dozes off? nClass will help We’ll give each student a virtual name tag–a face next to a name and a profile. With →
Classroom Attendance – Take it or skip it?
College students are free—free to choose classes, free to choose when to work, and ultimately, choose which class to attend. When it comes to tracking attendance, what is the golden medium? Too strict, and students see class as a chore–too soft, and you risk students skipping class altogether. Luckily, here’s are our thoughts on attendance: →
Classroom Cell Phone Policies
Cell phones are great classroom tools, but if used improperly, they can cause problems. We’ve put together a list of cell phone usage policies to get most educational benefit and at the same time eliminate distractions! 1. Set cell phones on silent Cell phones can be loud–even if you put them on vibrate–but if →
4 Reasons to ditch clicker hardware
Classroom clickers: they’re clunky,easy to lose, and just plain problematic. While clickers can be great classroom tools, there is simply no reason they need their own hardware.These days students can do the same plus more just by downloading an app on their smartphones. 1. They cost your students money Each semester, students shell out →