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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…

  5. 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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    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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    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

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    How to Spark Great In-Class Discussions: 6 Ideas That Work

    Class discussions are a great way to gain insights into student comprehension, encourage community building and explore new ideas. Here are…

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    Why Staying Connected Is Important in Asynchronous Classes

    Being mindful of what gets put on students’ plates has boosted GPAs in Joel Stake’s biology classes, even with the transition to…

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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

  13. 17 Learning Strategies to Implement In Your Classroom

    Learning strategies are a critical element in ensuring students grasp course concepts and are especially important in blended and online…

  14. COVID on Campus: How 3 Students Are Keeping In Touch With Their Peers and Professors

    COVID-19 has changed where and how students learn. Live chats, discussion forums and online lectures are now par for the course, with mixed…

  15. Zoomed Out: Should Students Be Required to Keep Their Webcams On In Class?

    Some college professors have mandated students keep their webcams on during lectures. Others argue that there are better ways to make…

  16. Lectures and Lockdown: Three Students on Attending University During COVID-19

    Meeting new friends, late-night study groups and getting a small taste of independence are all a part of the university experience. For…

  17. 8 Tips to Up-Level Your Online Teaching

    Small, thoughtful changes can improve your online teaching practice—even eight months in

  18. 11 Ways to Show Students You’re Looking Out for Them

    In online learning environments, feelings of connection are essential in ensuring students are engaged in learning

  19. What Engaging Assessments Look Like In Online Learning Environments

    Ensure success in online and blended environments by creating assessments that test students on more than just rote memorization

  20. Why Digital Textbooks Are Essential For College Students in 2021

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