As a Certified Instructor, Professor Brandon Ford of Navarro College has used Hawkes Learning for years and is a big proponent of our Mastery-based learning pedagogy. All homework and testing platforms are not built the same– Hawkes' mastery approach can be challenging for students to adopt when they're accustomed to being able to "turn in … Continue reading How Do You Explain Mastery-Based Learning to Your Students?
Submitted by: Brenna at Ball State University After being on the other side of the teacher's desk for almost twenty years, I experienced a little bit of “study shock” when I re-entered the world of being a student in 2020. I had to quickly re-learn how to navigate my studying endeavors in a very different … Continue reading Statistics Study Tips for Smooth Sailing through Exams
Submitted by: Kayla at Butler Community College Between balancing school, a social life, work, family, clubs, and all our other daily activities, it can be easy for students to become overwhelmed. However, a great way to ease some of that stress is to focus on creating better study habits for yourself, that way you’re using … Continue reading 5 Study Tips from a Student Ambassador
Competency-based learning is a natural approach for in-person, online and hybrid classrooms, and it is the de facto choice for many higher education institutions. Competency-based learning, often called mastery-based learning, insists on subject mastery. It provides students with the opportunity to learn in a more personalized way and educators with the ability to ensure standards … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Implement Competency-Based Learning
Geoff Colvin's article on Golf.com, "Missing ingredient to lower scores is something called deliberate practice," explains how anyone can get better at golf by putting in the time and effort to do so. Most of the techniques he mentions apply to Hawkes Learning's concept of mastery. Colvin teaches us in his article that deliberate practice … Continue reading Hawkes’s mastery approach to learning on par with golf’s “deliberate practice”
Hawkes Learning is a different kind of e-publishing company. We care about the success of students and want to create the best materials to encourage a thorough understanding of the curriculum so students achieve that success. I can go on and on about our materials, but why read about them when you can watch a … Continue reading VIDEO: What makes Hawkes different? Take two minutes to find out!