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    The Ultimate Guide to Metacognition for Post-Secondary Courses

    Metacognition—or thinking about thinking—makes for more engaged and insightful learning in the college classroom

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    20 Interactive Classroom Activities for College Students [Plus: Free List of 45+ Activities]

    Planning to use interactive classroom activities intentionally can really transform the learning dynamic. Here are 20 activities to get you…

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    21 Team-Building Activities for Students [Plus: Free List of 45+ Activities]

    Creating connections in your classroom will ensure your students are engaged. Use these team-building activities to lay a solid foundation…

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    How to Implement a Syllabus Template in Your College Classroom

    A comprehensive, well-designed syllabus is integral to creating an engaging and motivating learning experience for students

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    The Ultimate Guide to Grading Student Work

    Strategies, best practices and practical examples to make your grading process more efficient, effective and meaningful

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    Bloom’s Taxonomy Question Stems For Use In Assessment [With 100+ Examples]

    This comprehensive list of pre-created Bloom’s taxonomy question stems ensure students are critically engaging with course material

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    6 Pros & Cons of Technology in the Classroom in 2021

    For professors, new technology can be a fantastic opportunity to experiment and grow in realms not originally considered

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    Top Hat Expands Digital Textbook Offerings With Fountainhead Press Acquisition

    The deal adds 500 textbooks to Top Hat’s growing collection of high-quality titles

  9. The Ultimate Guide to Universal Design for Learning

    UDL emphasizes student accessibility and ensures course delivery is tailored to create customized learning experiences

  10. 5 Ways to Make Recorded Lectures More Engaging

    Recorded lectures provide students with opportunities for connection and collaboration while maintaining the flexibility necessary to learn…

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    45 Bloom’s Taxonomy Action Verbs to Drive Student Success Online

    Evaluating student comprehension is a must. Here’s how Bloom’s Taxonomy can help.

  12. Performance-Based Assessment: How to Implement It in the Classroom

    Performance assessment is an increasingly common assessment method that offers significant advantages over traditional high-stakes testing

  13. 20 Formative Assessment Examples To Use In Your College Classroom

    Informal assessments are an easy way to stay connected with your students and understand their progress in your course

  14. Michelle Miller on Radical Availability and How Good Course Design Impacts Community

    If there was ever a time to make trade offs and question our basic assumptions, that time is now

  15. Online Classes vs. Traditional Classes: Which Are Truly More Effective?

    Online courses are no longer a novelty—in fact, they are quickly redefining the entire college experience

  16. Top Hat Adds bluedoor Labs and Course Materials to Support Science Educators

    Bringing the higher ed science publisher on board gives more professors access to high-quality content and active learning tools in this…

  17. Using Top Hat Pro to Raise Student Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

    Our Virtual Classroom tools are designed to help educators connect with their students, wherever learning takes place

  18. Considering Top Hat Pro? We answer your questions

    Answers to the most popular questions from our “Active Learning, Anywhere” webinar

  19. What is Distance Learning? The Benefits of Students Studying Remotely

    With the fall semester approaching, pressure is increasing for institutions and instructors to be ready to teach effectively online

  20. Differentiated Instruction in the Digital Classroom

    For instructors, differentiating instruction according to individual student needs is the key to success in the virtual classroom