Sensor data collection for class projects

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

One question that helps students critically think (and vote!)

What's your reasoning? After critically thinking about their choices, Americans cast their votes today. (We hope!) There's a lot of misinformation out there. If students better understand sound arguments and reasoning, they can dissect the logic—or lack thereof—behind the daily barrage of candidates' speeches, social media posts, videos, and commercials. Such abilities are important today … Continue reading One question that helps students critically think (and vote!)

Stop Cheating on Calculus Homework

2 Advantages of Homework Software Learning math requires the repetition of solving problems until the concept is learned. Consider two advantages of software over a traditional paper-and-pencil approach: Eliminate cheating by copying out of the back of the book. Software has the ability to provide students with their own unique homework assignments with algorithmically generated questions. … Continue reading Stop Cheating on Calculus Homework

Keyboard shortcuts in the student courseware – installed platform

The installed courseware for Hawkes includes a keypad for answer input in the Practice and Learn modes. However, these keypad functions also have keyboard shortcuts. Check them out below! Keypad Function Keyboard Shortcut To move the cursor to home in Input Home key To move the cursor to end in Input End key Exponent Up … Continue reading Keyboard shortcuts in the student courseware – installed platform

Keyboard shortcuts in the student courseware – web platform

At Hawkes, we want to make sure students are focusing on learning the content of your lessons, not on how to input their answers into our system. When students are in the Practice and Certify modes, they have access to a keypad within the courseware. The keypad is available to students; however, we also have keyboard shortcuts … Continue reading Keyboard shortcuts in the student courseware – web platform