Students fear failure and, too often, math. What are two things that can help? 1. A mastery-based approach to learning The word “mastery” gets thrown around a lot, but it’s not just a word to us at Hawkes Learning; it’s the core of what we do. This type of learning ensures students with different skill sets understand … Continue reading 2 videos to kill math intimidation
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Haunted by Homework? While October has been a month of spooky, scary Halloween fun, students won’t appreciate homework they’re afraid to attempt. To make sure homework doesn’t scare your students, consider these three factors: Practice that doesn’t spook students Why punish students for making mistakes on homework? If students fear failure, they may not even … Continue reading Halloween edition: Homework that students don’t fear!
How do you ensure your students don't get spooked by grammar? For many students, the rigidity of grammar instruction feels like a nightmare. Here are a few ways to make it less scary: Keep It Relevant. Many viral memes focus on hilarious grammatical errors. Compile a simple slideshow of them and discuss why grammar is … Continue reading 🎃4 ways to make grammar less scary🎃
Customize your lessons even further with the Learn Screen Notes tool, which allows you to add your own content to our pre-created Learn screens. If you want to take full advantage of all that this tool has to offer, try out the six expanded uses below! 1. Embed videos. Have you uploaded a video to … Continue reading Six ideas to get the most out of your Learn Screen Notes
Want to add your own questions to the Hawkes courseware? Now you can with the NEW beta release of Question Builder! You can customize your course content by building dynamic questions into the Practice and Certify modes, as well as your Hawkes assessments. Questions can be free response or multiple choice and include images, explanations for wrong … Continue reading Create your own questions with Question Builder