Tuesday Tip: Custom tab for your statistics students

As a helpful reminder, you can add a custom tab to your students' course so they can access key information right from their Hawkes account. For example, you can link to our free statistics companion website so they can access data sets, technology instructions, videos, and more with ease! In your Grade Book, navigate to … Continue reading Tuesday Tip: Custom tab for your statistics students

Empower Student Learning through Intrinsic Motivation

Are your students motivated to learn the lesson content? Consider ways to encourage intrinsic motivation to ensure deeper learning. An important factor in the learning process is possessing the motivation to learn. A 2016 Gallup Student Poll of 5th- through 12th- grade students from almost 3,000 schools in the U.S. and Canada discovered that the proportion … Continue reading Empower Student Learning through Intrinsic Motivation

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!)