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    Agile Teaching: 5 Profs On Course Management Principles

    To be spontaneous, you have to plan. It might be a contradiction to look at agile teaching through the lens of course management, but if you…

  2. Technology in Education 2019: 5 Trends to Watch

    In 2019, education technology will be about social change, better use of resources and improved infrastructure—not the branded gadgets…

  3. 5 Innovative Professors On The Future of Higher Ed

    Top Hat’s panel of innovative educators have one piece of advice for rookie educators eager to start afresh in 2019—try something new,…

  4. Student Evaluations: Problems and Possible Solutions

    End of semester student evaluations are unreliable, biased and usually incomplete. Is there still a place for them?

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    Bloom’s Taxonomy Words Point The Way To Clearer Outcomes

    Armed with the Bloom's taxonomy words, you can plan lesson activities and tasks, decide lecture and course outcomes, and accurately measure…

  6. Top Hat Ranked Number 200 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™

    Top Hat’s CEO and co-founder Mike Silagadze credits the team, business model, and edtech platform.

  7. Multiple Choice Test Ideas For College Classrooms

    Learn when it’s appropriate to set a multiple choice test for college students, and how to make sure they achieve your classroom’s…

  8. Where AI Could Take The Classroom

    In the view of Eran Ben-Ari, chief product officer at Top Hat, artificial intelligence is doing exactly what it is supposed to – enhance…

  9. Meet the Winners of the Top Hat Innovative Educator Awards 2018

    Every year at the Engage conference, we honor some of the most exciting work done by the professors who use the Top Hat platform. From…

  10. Edtech Early Adopters and Users Surge Among Faculty: Survey

    The classroom has changed—and now there’s proof. A new survey by Inside Higher Ed, tracking professors’ attitudes towards educational…

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    4 Tips To Build An Agile Classroom, Courtesy of Engage 2018

    All of our speakers at Engage 2018, our yearly Chicago conference for innovative educators, took the theme of the agile classroom to heart

  12. Education Needs Radical Change: Sir Ken Robinson at Engage 2018

    In a highly memorable and humorous talk at Engage 2018, Top Hat’s conference for innovative higher educators, international education…

  13. The Unconventional Way This Cloud-Based Startup Broke Into the Education Sphere

    In this latest video from Entrepreneur Network partner MaRS Discovery District, entrepreneur Mike Silagadze talks about making his career…

  14. What is FERPA? Student Privacy in the 21st Century Digital World

    What is FERPA? FERPA, or the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, was signed into U.S. law in 1974 with two purposes: first, that…

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    The Possibilities of An Agile Classroom: Sir Ken Robinson

    His TED talk “Do Schools Kill Creativity?” is the most watched TED Talk in history.

  16. OER Gets Serious: It’s Time To Take a Second Look

    As an instructor, you may have decided against using OER in the past because of concerns about the quality of the course material, or the…

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    STEM Education Needs to Embrace Active Learning

    Undergraduate STEM education still has a long way to go before it catches up with modern teaching techniques such as student-centered…

  18. Online Classroom Strategies To Drive Engagement

    Far from replacing the traditional lecture, the online classroom is enhancing it, as well as opening up higher education to a wider audience…

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    Easy Ways to Use Exit Tickets in Class

    Students aimlessly filing out of class two-thirds of the way through? There’s an established way you can let them go out of the door with…

  20. What Makes a Good Teacher in 2018: 3 Traits to Develop

    What makes a good teacher in higher education is not your level of knowledge, or even your ability to grade students quickly. It’s down to…