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May 27
nClass for summer school

Summer classes with nClass

Summer is fast approaching and while that can mean trips to the beach and fun in the grass, for many students it means a chance to catch up or get ahead in school. With smaller classes and the distraction of sunshine, it’s important to make summer classes fun for everyone involved–including you. What better way


Feb 4
nClass Anonymous Participation in Classroom

3 Ways Anonymous Student Participation can Improve Learning

Every teacher knows that no two students are the same. As easy as it is to judge a class based on its most responsive participants, it is equally difficult to work on the introverted students. For such students to participate and take back from a class discussion, why not give them tools to have a


Dec 4

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


Nov 12
cellphone in classroom

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


Nov 10
nClass games in classroom

Games in the classroom – here are 3 you can play with nClass

Whether you’re introducing a new subject or it’s time to review before an exam, students love learning when it’s fun and competitive. These games are more fun when students can respond instantly on their own devices—nClass can do just that. Here are a few ways to make class more fun with nClass:   1. Analysis-Off


Nov 6
nclass exit tickets

Exit Tickets – No Paper Required

  What’s the best way to get feedback on your teaching, test students’ participation and check up on comprehension: exit tickets. The concept is simple: ask students a question or two before class ends, and have each student submit an answer. For some classes, these exit tickets work like ballots for anonymous feedback, in other


Oct 3
nclass for introverts

3 Ways to Give Introverted Students a Voice

Class discussions are great, but it always seems like the same students speak up. What about the introverts? It can be difficult to gauge these shy or introverted student’s level of engagement, making grading on participation difficult to measure and record. Luckily, technology provides us with some great tools to give introverted students a voice


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