We've compiled a list of questions we often get from instructors, and it ranges from the basics to more in-depth knowledge. If your question isn't included below, leave a comment so we can add it. As always, your Training & Support Specialist is here to help too! How do I add a new section? Under … Continue reading Tuesday Tip: Hawkes Instructor FAQs
If you’ve used Hawkes before, chances are you have one or two sections from a previous term still in your Grade Book. To ensure you have access to those former students' scores, we suggest you archive your Grade Book. Archiving your Grade Book essentially takes a snapshot of your students’ scores from the previous term. Here’s … Continue reading Archiving your Grade Book after the term ends
As a helpful reminder, you can add a custom tab to your students' course so they can access key information right from their Hawkes account. For example, you can link to our free statistics companion website so they can access data sets, technology instructions, videos, and more with ease! In your Grade Book, navigate to … Continue reading Tuesday Tip: Custom tab for your statistics students
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!