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Managing Phones In The College Classroom With Positive Reinforcement
This article explores my interview with Dr. Brandon Whittington from Jefferson College, as we discussed his research paper, Benefits of a Voluntary Cell Phone Abstinence Intervention in General Psychology Courses, published in the Teaching of Psychology journal.
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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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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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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.