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

3 resources to help your statistics students

Do your statistics students ever get lost in the theory of the material or have trouble grasping concepts covered in class? Hawkes Learning's free online resource, stat.hawkeslearning.com, features 3 main tools designed to bring clarity to these students: 1. Chapter Projects New projects from Discovering Statistics and Data can be assigned as homework or in-class group projects to … Continue reading 3 resources to help your statistics students

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

5 Ways to Get Students Interested in Statistics

Creating a universally engaging classroom environment can be challenging, but having the right tools that make lesson content relevant to students helps! Below are 5 ways to get your students more excited about statistics: 1. Interesting Data Finding data on topics students think are fun, like beers and breweries across the country, might pique interest. Use this … Continue reading 5 Ways to Get Students Interested in Statistics

Find Funding for Your Tech Initiatives

Have a fantastic idea for your class that involves technology, but you and your school don't have the funds? Unfortunately, that's a common problem. Fortunately, several grant opportunities exist! Kajeet, a service that helps students access internet outside of school to complete their homework, provides a list of 99 federal technology funding resources for 2017. This list includes … Continue reading Find Funding for Your Tech Initiatives

How to view questions students struggle with and reply with feedback

Did you know that your students can send you a screenshot of a problem they are struggling with in the Practice mode through our Send to Instructor tool? This tool gives you the ability to see exactly what question students need help with and provide instruction or hints to help them solve the problem. If you … Continue reading How to view questions students struggle with and reply with feedback