New Title for Single-Semester Math Prep: Pathways to College Mathematics

The NEW title, Pathways to College Mathematics, is designed to prepare students for any mathematics pathway curriculum course. It offers a general survey of mathematics and a flexible, accelerated path to future studies in Liberal Arts Math, Quantitative Reasoning, Introductory Statistics, or STEM. It streamlines introductory level algebra content and introduces students to other fields … Continue reading New Title for Single-Semester Math Prep: Pathways to College Mathematics

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

You focus on teaching. Let us provide the data.

The new Discovering Statistics and Data text offers 36 (and counting!) real data sets for free download. The companion website to the new Discovering Statistics and Data textbook, stat.hawkeslearning.com, supplies updated and relevant data sets, instructions on computational technologies, and access to data visualization tools and websites. These large data sets expose students to the kind of real-world data they will … Continue reading You focus on teaching. Let us provide the data.

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

Reducing Algebra as a Calculus Pain Point

Time and time again, we hear from calculus professors across the country that one of the biggest issues in their classes is students remembering the building blocks of algebra. Here are a few suggestions to help ensure students have the basics mastered: Consider diagnostic testing. Identify students who have skill gaps, then provide them with supplemental … Continue reading Reducing Algebra as a Calculus Pain Point