Engaging & Motivating Students
Back to School: First Day of Class Strategies (Various contributors, Faculty Focus) – This article features eight different approaches to setting a positive tone for the semester to come.
How to Teach a Good First Day of Class (by James M. Lang, The Chronicle of Higher Education) – Using the pillars of curiosity, community, learning & expectations, this article offers clear, actionable ways to teach a good first day of class. (Hint: it doesn’t include reviewing the syllabus!).