Collect data with sensors for classroom exploration. Involving students in the first step of the data collection process promotes engagement and interest. It's hard to collect accurate data in the real world. Students must learn to be aware of different variables that impact readings and to harness their critical thinking skills to troubleshoot often. Raspberry Pi … Continue reading Sensor data collection for class projects
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
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🎃
Do you have a colleague who has mastered Question Builder and created some fantastic questions you'd like to use? As long as they've chosen the option to share these questions, you can incorporate them into your assignments too! To input these questions into your own curriculum, follow these quick steps: 1. Log into your Grade … Continue reading Tuesday Tip: Add shared Question Builder questions to assignments