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 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
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
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
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
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?