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Feb 16
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Peer Instruction—no clickers needed

The trend of technology in the classroom is growing. Whether you are already running a flipped classroom or just interested in new teaching strategies, peer instruction may be worth a try. How does it work? Simply put, students teach each other during class. How? First, students come to class prepared with new knowledge on a


Apr 5
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Is the traditional form of lecture obsolete?

Is it possible that the most common class format is ineffective? Recent research points suggests it might be. In fact, students in traditional lectures are 1.5 times more likely to fail than those in active learning classes.   Where lectures fail: Participation is inherently optional. Unfortunately, this means your students tend to zone out after


Apr 7
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5 Likert Scale questions to ask in the classroom

While Likert scales may be ubiquitous in the survey world, they seem come into the classroom around review time. Yet, the likert scale is a power tool to assess your students and your own teaching, so why not incorporate it all year? Need inspiration? We’ve put together 5 questions to ask your students using this


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