Reminder! Wyzant tutoring available for students

As a reminder, Hawkes Learning has partnered with Wyzant's tutoring service to give students another option for help. Students who use Hawkes materials receive a FREE $40 voucher on their first lesson for one-to-one instruction with coupon code HAWKES40. Students can compare qualifications, hourly rates, and reviews to find the right expert for them. Collaborate with tutors in Wyzant's … Continue reading Reminder! Wyzant tutoring available for students

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

Halloween edition: Homework that students don’t fear!

Haunted by Homework? While October has been a month of spooky, scary Halloween fun, students won’t appreciate homework they’re afraid to attempt. To make sure homework doesn’t scare your students, consider these three factors: Practice that doesn’t spook students Why punish students for making mistakes on homework? If students fear failure, they may not even … Continue reading Halloween edition: Homework that students don’t fear!

The New “Typical” College Student

The National Center for Education Statistics says today’s 17 million undergraduate students look a lot different than they have in the past. Almost 74% of undergrads are now considered “nontraditional,” meaning that they are financially independent from their parents, have a child or other dependent, are a single caregiver, lack a traditional high school diploma, … Continue reading The New “Typical” College Student