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Boredom In The Classroom: A Symptom Of A Bigger Problem In Higher Education?
Boredom – it's a growing problem that's competing with the college curriculum, and one that has given way to a breed of new technologies and educational engagement strategies that claim to evade the classroom of its presence. But a debate has emerged around whether technology is distracting students, is the college undergraduate curriculum too overwhelming given our modern advancements, or is student boredom a symptom of a larger issue facing higher education?
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How To Deal With FOMO (And Why Crocheting Worked For Me)
This article is part of our 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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5 Ways To Engage Increasingly Distracted Students
Today's fast-paced innovation is putting pressure on the human brain in more ways now than in all of human history. Our attention spans are shortening, our propensity to multi-task is at an all-time high, and technology designers know exactly how to keep us in an endless loop that's made focusing more difficult than ever.
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4 Problems With Technology In The Classroom (And How To Fix Them)
From real-time polling and quizzes, to live lectures viewed online from thousands of miles away, it's no doubt that technology has changed the modern classroom. But has it been for the better? We posed this question to Tim Tangherlini, professor at the University of California, whose more than 20 years experience teaching college students has given him a unique understanding of how technology has transformed his classroom and campus. In this article, we dive into what are some of the key disadvantages with tech in education and explore a few ways to tackle them.
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5 Strategies To Improve Student Engagement (With Less Technology)
In the modern classroom, keeping students engaged comes with new challenges that past eras of teaching never had to face. More specifically, digital distractions — incoming texts, alluring social media, and irrelevant web-browsing — are pulling attention away at a rate unparalleled by passing notes, whispering to your neighbor, or daydreaming.
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Getting Started With Flipd: A Guide For Educators
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