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  • THE LEARNING SHIFT: Why interactive learning tutorials are the new textbooks

    Mar 6, 2020, 13:39 PM
    <3.5-min. read> Until today, students used textbooks. Textbooks are tangible, concrete, and comfortable. But, today, our students are different; our world is different; and our students learn differently. As we aim to better prepare our students with a greater emphasis on clinical judgment skills and a constant motivation to achieve deeper learning, we have to consider what must change.
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  • 3 STEPS TO FLIP YOUR CLASSROOM WITH SIMULATION [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Oct 28, 2019, 12:29 PM
    <1-min. read time>“Flipping” the classroom can help alleviate students’ disconnect between theory and practice. This outline can guide you in understanding the benefits of combining simulation tools with the flipped classroom experience.
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  • ESSENTIAL ADVANTAGES OF LESSON PLANS FOR NURSE EDUCATORS [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Oct 28, 2019, 12:16 PM
    <40-sec. read time> Lesson plans serve as a stress-free way of preparing a full classroom experience. They make both teachers and students active participants in the learning experience.
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  • 3 LESSON PLANS FOR USING SCREEN-BASED SIMULATION

    Oct 28, 2019, 12:07 PM
    <7-min. read> Many educators remember the days of preparing transparencies for use on overhead projectors and handwriting lecture notes. Today, those arduous tasks have been replaced by computers, presentation software, projectors, and light boards. In many aspects, however, the techniques educators use have not evolved. How do you nudge these instructors toward modern methods? Combine prepared lesson plans with simulation for easy and effective learning.
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  • STATS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GEN Z

    Sep 22, 2019, 13:50 PM
    <.45-min. read> The current generation of nursing students is wholly different than those that have come before it. To ensure you can teach these young people as effectively as possible, you need to understand the aspects of their lives that may influence the techniques you use.
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  • BUILDING CLINICAL JUDGMENT: TIPS FROM 2018’s TEACHING FORWARD AWARD RECIPIENT DR. BRENDA WILLIAMS

    Jul 22, 2019, 17:33 PM
    <7-min. read> No aspect of nursing today is more important than developing the skill of clinical judgment. NCSBN has zeroed in on this skill as the reason behind creating a new version of the NCLEX (commonly referred to as Next Generation NCLEX).
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