The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, and we've found some interesting stats about the holiday! The History Channel provides fun historical information and eye-opening stats concerning Independence Day. For instance, did you know 13 of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence were aged 35 or younger? If you're among the 80% of the … Continue reading Paint by Numbers: Red, White, and Blue!
Many people view summer as the time to relax, have a cool drink by the pool, and catch up on all the fun reading you couldn't get to during the semester. However, not everyone can indulge in vacation time over the summer, especially when you're teaching during a summer session! Since this time is so … Continue reading Teaching this summer? Check out these 6 tips!
Geoff Colvin's article on Golf.com, "Missing ingredient to lower scores is something called deliberate practice," explains how anyone can get better at golf by putting in the time and effort to do so. Most of the techniques he mentions apply to Hawkes Learning's concept of mastery. Colvin teaches us in his article that deliberate practice … Continue reading Hawkes’s mastery approach to learning on par with golf’s “deliberate practice”
Remember when we told you about some of the simulations in our statistics courseware? Well, simulations are so cool that we needed a blog post about two more! Check out these simulations available in our Beginning Statistics, Discovering Statistics, and Discovering Business Statistics courseware below. These simulations engage students with hands-on applications to make difficult concepts easier to grasp. Type II … Continue reading More statistics simulations to spice up your next class
Last month, volunteers from Hawkes spent their Sunday morning at Charleston's Ronald McDonald House cooking breakfast for the families staying there. Pancakes, bacon, sausages, fruit, and more were cooked and served up on a beautiful May day. Volunteers tested out their pancake-flipping and fruit-slicing skills, but more importantly, they got to spend time with a couple of … Continue reading I’m Lovin’ Volunteering
Hawkes Learning is a different kind of e-publishing company. We care about the success of students and want to create the best materials to encourage a thorough understanding of the curriculum so students achieve that success. I can go on and on about our materials, but why read about them when you can watch a … Continue reading VIDEO: What makes Hawkes different? Take two minutes to find out!