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
We are inspired by our Hawkes instructors and are eager to showcase their talent and compassion for their students. Victoria Kelly, member of the Customer Support Team, interviewed Professor Jill Neidlinger from Ancilla College to learn more about her career, as well as her passion for investing in students’ lives and strengthening their math skills. … Continue reading Meet the Instructor: Professor Jill Neidlinger – Ancilla College
We all know education has evolved over the years—and it even changes daily! Some of those differences can be hard to notice as you're running through your day-to-day routine in your own classroom. We found this PDF from 21st Century Schools and Canadian Accredited Independent Schools helpful in understanding the changes in approach, pedagogy, and structure … Continue reading 20th Century vs. 21st Century: What are major differences in their classrooms?
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!
“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick Technology in the classroom can daunt even the most seasoned instructor, but most have used PowerPoint … Continue reading Accenting the English Class with Technology
Want to spice up the lesson plans in your classroom? Consider incorporating augmented reality! Augmented reality (AR) allows for students to use technology to view something in a real-world environment with the supplementation of computer-generated actions, such as video, graphics, or sounds. AR creates a whole new experience—and it can be created with just the … Continue reading Augmented Reality: Augmenting the Classroom Experience