Independence Day is just around the corner, and this year's festivities are sure to bring a welcome wave of fun in the sun for many around the nation! To gear up for the big weekend, read on for some interesting facts & figures surrounding this year's holiday to share with your class, colleagues, and friends. … Continue reading 4th of July by the Numbers
Guided Notebooks: How Do They Help?
Guided notebooks provide additional structure and practice opportunities for co-requisite & credit-level classes alike. These materials ask students to follow along with instructional content, apply key concepts & terms in exercises complementing those found within the software, and provide useful study tips to help learners better retain knowledge. This supplemental resource, available for a range … Continue reading Guided Notebooks: How Do They Help?
The 5 Key Elements of Testing Security
As many courses continue operating in virtual and hybrid settings, online testing security has become a major concern for educators. How do you ensure that students are held to the same standards of integrity, showing that they have truly mastered the content? Below, we outline a few key security measures to consider when creating online … Continue reading The 5 Key Elements of Testing Security
What’s New: October 15th, 2020
Hawkes has released several new features and updates to improve you and your students’ experience! Read on to learn more. Grade Book > WebTests > Assignment Builder – Bonus Questions Instructors can now add bonus questions to their WebTests. Points for a question designated as "bonus" count towards points earned, but do not count towards … Continue reading What’s New: October 15th, 2020
5 Free Virtual Whiteboard Programs
Online whiteboards can be an excellent tool to utilize as you navigate virtual and hybrid classrooms. They are interactive learning spaces that can be accessed from almost anywhere, whether on the computer, tablet, or even smart phone. Instructors need only share the board with their students, and everyone instantly has a real time display of … Continue reading 5 Free Virtual Whiteboard Programs
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