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Implementing Technology In The Classroom: Syllabus Template
Students might be considered digital natives, but that doesn't mean they'll immediately understand or know how to use a new app, software, or other technology that you're introducing to your class. There will always be a learning curve for students who are trying something new and unfamiliar. So first, ask yourself these questions: What's the purpose of introducing or using this technology? Is there an incentive that needs to be clearly defined? What are your expectations around the use of this technology? >>> Check out our free Syllabus Template <<<
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Send Messages To Your Students (And Know They've Been Seen)
Jump to How to Use Flipd Messages Communicating with students isn't easy. With so many ways students can be reached now, it's difficult to know whether your message has been received or even read. But with Flipd Messages, sending a variety of messages to your students is simple and effective.
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3 Simple Ways To Practice Mindfulness Everyday
In this guest blog post, Britt from Tiny Ambitions shares her three tips for staying mindful and present in a hyper-connected world.  Given our current digital landscape, it's not surprising that staying mindful and being focused is harder than ever. Our attention is constantly being hijacked — social media posts from friends and family, articles from bloggers and news outlets, and the latest Internet trends are all cloying for the small slivers of attention that we have left between our jobs, relationships and other life commitments.
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Poll Students After Class With Flipd Poll
Jump to  How To Use Flipd Poll In order to engage students during class and provide instantaneous feedback around student learning, interactive polling has become a classroom staple. And it's no surprise — in a world where instant gratification and immediate replies are expected, it feels right to have a classroom response system that asks students questions and requires immediate responses in real-time.
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Why Self-Care Matters In The Workplace (And Everywhere Else)
Image source: The Globe and Mail It seems like every day a new story emerges about burnout — the symptoms, the struggles, and the seeming inevitability that it will happen to all of us. But why is burnout not treated like something we can — and should — proactively take steps to avoid? Why is burnout such a popular unhealthy habit we all seem willing to succumb to?
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How To Squash Distractions And Improve Productivity
It’s a pretty terrible feeling looking back on a day of work and realizing how little of your time was actually spent productively. Switching between open tabs  ( a little credit card payment here, an email check there ), phone notifications  (just a quick peek at my Instagram likes ), and text messages (doesn't my mom know I'm working?) — it's all too familiar. The problem is this sort of multitasking wreaks havoc on your priorities and the activities that actually need to get done.
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Benefits Of Staying Off Social Media
This article is part of Flipd's Teacher Series with Hilliard City District in Ohio. Leading educators take to the Flipd Blog to share why digital wellness matters.
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How To Develop Soft Skills In A Software World
This article is part of Flipd's Teacher Series with Hilliard City District in Ohio. Leading educators take to the Flipd Blog to share why digital wellness matters.
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Why We Use Technology That Makes Us Unhappy
This article is part of Flipd's Teacher Series with Hilliard City District in Ohio. Leading educators take to the Flipd Blog to share why digital wellness matters.