Sacramento City College Integration Bee

Sacramento City College's Mathematics and Statistics Department hosted its third annual Integration Bee on April 5th. Participants, who must be enrolled in at least one unit at Sacramento City College (SCC) and have completed Math 400, put their knowledge of calculus integrals to the test in several rounds. About 30 students participated in the preliminary … Continue reading Sacramento City College Integration Bee

Hawkes Learning Named One of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina Again!

Rachel and Emily sitting at a table at the Best Places to Work in South Carolina banquet.

Earlier this month, Hawkes Learning joined other South Carolina businesses at Columbia's Metropolitan Convention Center to celebrate being one of South Carolina's Best Places to Work! The statewide program—managed by Best Companies Group—identifies, recognizes, and honors the best employers in the state of South Carolina for benefiting the state’s economy, workforce, and businesses. Only 70 businesses … Continue reading Hawkes Learning Named One of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina Again!

Another fun Pi Day celebration at NMJC!

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!

Find Funding for Your Tech Initiatives

Have a fantastic idea for your class that involves technology, but you and your school don't have the funds? Unfortunately, that's a common problem. Fortunately, several grant opportunities exist! Kajeet, a service that helps students access internet outside of school to complete their homework, provides a list of 99 federal technology funding resources for 2017. This list includes … Continue reading Find Funding for Your Tech Initiatives

Learning assessment expert and author Dr. Nolting interviews AMATYC president Jane Tanner

AMATYC is just around the corner, and we can't wait for that educational, fun-filled conference! Before we head out for the special event, we wanted to let you know that our friend and national expert in assessing math learning problems and developing solutions, Dr. Paul Nolting, interviewed AMATYC President Jane Tanner on his blog, https://www.academicsuccessblog.com/. Dr. Nolting … Continue reading Learning assessment expert and author Dr. Nolting interviews AMATYC president Jane Tanner

Paint by Numbers: Red, White, and Blue!

The statue of a cougar at the College of Charleston has a red, white, and blue plastic top hot and star necklace.

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!