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Articles published in May 2020

Keep It Burning Bright: How to Hold Your Fire and Avoid Burnout

by Katie Wedemeyer-Strombel, PhD, Kaplan Teacher Manager: In-Person Tutoring, Graduate & Law School Admissions Consulting | May 20, 2020

Work-life balance is hard normally, especially when teaching―but with the added pressure and expectations of this COVID-19 semester, moving all your work online, and feeling the need to be virtually available 24/7, achieving that balance has been all the more difficult.

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Finishing Well: Transitioning, Reflecting, and Planning

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Instructional Design | May 19, 2020

 The end of the 2019-2020 school year is upon us.  Surely no one predicted the semester would end in such a distanced, distracted fashion, yet here we are.

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Pro Tips to Master Lesson Planning for Online Classes

by Cat Powell, GRE Instructor and Instructor Manager, Manhattan Prep | May 13, 2020

Many factors need to go right for students to be highly engaged. One factor that can be overlooked is cognitive load.  If the cognitive load grows too great, students will check out.

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Eight Tips for Managing Cognitive Load in Your Online Teaching

by Chris Ryan, Executive Director, Product Strategy, Kaplan Admissions Group | May 6, 2020

Many factors need to go right for students to be highly engaged. One factor that can be overlooked is cognitive load.  If the cognitive load grows too great, students will check out.

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