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    The Ultimate Guide to Blended Learning [PLUS: 8 Free Strategies]

    Get the tools, strategies and tactics necessary for effective and engaging blended learning experiences

  2. Backward Design Model: Lesson Plans and Examples [PLUS: Free Lesson Plan Template]

    Stop feeling lukewarm about how your lesson went. Transform your teaching with a backward design model.

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    6 Reasons Students Love Top Hat

    Valentine’s Day is around the corner. In their own words, here are just a few reasons why higher ed students love Top Hat.

  4. Why Digital Textbooks Are Essential For College Students in 2022

    Digital textbooks allow students to learn in a way that is more flexible and empathetic to their needs—especially important in online and…

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    8 Ways to Keep Your Course Flexible

    Ensure your class is equipped to handle change while providing the same engaging, inclusive learning experience for students

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    How to Equip Your Students With 21st-Century Skills Using Ed Tech

    Here's how you can use ed tech to integrate soft skills into your curriculum to prep students entering the 21st-century workplace

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    11 Ways to Show Students You’re Looking Out for Them

    Building connections and community in your classroom are essential to ensuring students are engaged in learning in all modalities

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    8 Do’s and Don’ts For A Great First Week of Class

    Check out these tips on introductions, icebreakers and first lectures

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    How To Master the First Week of Class: 8 Tips for Professors

    Set the stage for a successful semester by making a great first impression on your students

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    A 12-Point Checklist for Any Hybrid or Online Educator

    From practicing your lectures to testing your tech, we provide 12 tips to help every educator thrive in the college classroom

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    The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Effective Syllabus

    Your syllabus is more than just a list of procedures and policies, it’s the foundation your course stands on

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    The ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of Building Community in the Classroom

    Fostering community and belonging has to be more intentional—and the perfect place to start is in the classroom

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    How to Implement Experiential Learning in Your College Classroom

    Experiential learning, or learning through doing and then reflecting, is the key to higher-order thinking and critical analysis

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    Considering Digital Textbooks? 5 Questions to Ask Before Diving In

    Digital textbooks are the way forward in higher education. Here are five questions to ask yourself when evaluating one for your course.

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    Modernizing Organic Chemistry Textbooks With an Interactive-First Model

    Dr. Steven Forsey, the author of Top Hat’s Organic Chemistry textbook, shares why he wrote his own text and how he uses it to improve the…

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    How to Email Your Professor: A Student’s Guide

    Setting expectations for how and when students communicate with you will lighten your workload and create a more open and transparent…

  17. 7 Easy Ways to Add Brain Breaks Into Your Classroom

    Giving students the opportunity to pause, recalibrate and reflect on course content helps them engage more deeply in their learning

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    How to Keep Your Presence Alive Amidst a Sea of Black Zoom Boxes

    Zoom can feel distant and impersonal. Here’s how eight educators maintain their presence and build connections online.

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    How These 8 Educators Maintain Flexibility in Their Online Classes

    In our recent #ProfChats, educators share how they incorporate flexibility and empathy into their courses to ensure students are engaged

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    How to Include Inquiry-Based Learning in Your Classroom

    Inquiry-based learning helps deepen students' curiosity and critical thinking by extending education outside the classroom