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Implementing Technology In The Classroom (With Syllabus Template)
Gen-z students may be 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. In fact, our research has found that fewer than 10% of students will correctly troubleshoot technical support needs they experience. 
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Technology Addiction (And Why You Should Have A Tech-Free Classroom)
A recent addiction study found that an “uncontrollable need” to use smartphones is on the rise among young people. Out of 3000 adults surveyed, one fifth of those aged 18–29 showed signs of “moderate to severe problematic use” of their devices, compared with only 2.2 percent of those over the age of 30.
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How To Take Attendance In A Creative Way Using Flipd
Taking attendance with Flipd is a fun and creative way to engage students during your lecture. Before class begins, you can create unique attendance codes that are a word, phrase, or even an answer to a quiz question, which students must enter into the Flipd app to be marked as present.'
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Creating A Customized Learning Experience With Flipd
When you're considering technology for your lectures, an important and often overlooked aspect is how customizable the product is. Whether it's an engagement tool, an LMS, or a digital textbook, some questions you might ask yourself include:
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The Best Tools For Measuring Student Engagement
Tools that measure audience engagement are abundant on the internet —  sites like Google Analytics measure how long we spend on a website, which pages pique interest more than others, and what content engages its readers most effectively. But what about in the classroom? Measuring whether you have captured an engaged audience isn't quite so simple.
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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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6 Easy Ways To Unplug From Technology Right Now
In this guest blog post, Britt from Tiny Ambitions shares six steps to quickly and easily unplug from tech in your every day life. 
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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.