Pedagogy’s Digital Swiss Army Knife: Explain Everything

Explain Everything draws from a range of educational technologies to be, as its name suggests, the best possible tool for explaining anything Written by: Sarah Grace Many of the technologies out there work on two levels: a quick functionality that often leaves you wanting more, and a more complex (often less visible) layer of options […]

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Students and Their Email Habits

Written By: Nikki Lane Over the past 4-5 years, popular news outlets have featured stories highlighting the communication challenges facing those of us educating the next generation — especially their ability (or lack thereof) to communicate appropriately using the currently accepted form of business and formal communication: email. Commonly cited issues: Students aren’t reading some […]

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3 Tools for Facilitating Discussion Outside of Class: Piazza, Basecamp, and Slack

Written By: Emily Crawford Getting students to participate in class discussions can be difficult. Encouraging discussion outside of the classroom can be even more challenging. Luckily, there are an increasing number of applications out there that can conveniently facilitate discussion outside of the classroom in a streamlined, easy to use way. Here are our three […]

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The Rewards & Perils of Teamwork: Can It Be Taught?

This panel brings together multidisciplinary perspectives—from economics, sociology, business, and public administration—to discuss how educators can successfully bring into the classroom the varying real-world work contexts, incentive systems, and notions of fairness and justice that motivate successful teamwork.

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