The third National Mathematics Summit (for Math in the First Two Years of College) is taking place November 13–14 in Orlando, FL. Register to attend this exciting conference here! During the summit, national experts from the Carnegie Foundation, the Dana Center, the Mathematics Association of America, the National Center for Developmental Education, Dr. Paul Nolting, NADE, and AMATYC … Continue reading Register Today for the Third National Mathematics Summit
On the surface, creating a corequisite course may look easy. This type of course, in a nutshell, enrolls students in remedial and college-level classes in the same subject at the same time. Students receive targeted support to help increase success in the college-level course. However, finding out how to build this structure successfully can be … Continue reading Questions to Consider When Building Your Corequisite Course
More than 2,000 children, adults, and students attended New Mexico Junior College's annual Pi Day Fair and Celebration this year! Hundreds of volunteers made the event possible, including NMJC instructors and students; a local motor cycle club; Hobbs Rotary; bridge players from Odessa, Midland, and Carlsbad; about 30 high school students; and even two elementary … Continue reading Another fun Pi Day celebration at NMJC!
We all know education has evolved over the years—and it even changes daily! Some of those differences can be hard to notice as you're running through your day-to-day routine in your own classroom. We found this PDF from 21st Century Schools and Canadian Accredited Independent Schools helpful in understanding the changes in approach, pedagogy, and structure … Continue reading 20th Century vs. 21st Century: What are major differences in their classrooms?
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!
In “Text Anxiety: Causes and Remedies,” Dr. Maryellen Weimer addresses the issue of test anxiety and how it affects students from kindergarten to graduate school. She presents a study that confirms the general idea that those with test anxiety have lower cumulative GPAs at the college level, but reminds us that although this is the … Continue reading Common causes of test anxiety and how to solve them