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4 Tips Every ALEKS User Should Know

Early engagement with the data in ALEKS shows students that you, the instructor, are engaged and paying attention. Always check the Initial Knowledge Check (IKC) scores for any ALEKS course as soon as students are completing them.  Select the Progress Report at the...

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Meet our M.A.T.H. Tips Faculty Advisors!

Suzanne Galayda, Lecturer at Arizona State University I’ve been teaching 13 years. I typically teach College Algebra, Precalc, Calc and Statistics. This semester I am helping out with Physics!  I wish someone had told me that teaching math is part being an instructor,...

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Watch: Gifted, Movie Review

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1J8cd8QSLkc IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4481414/ The IMDB Description for Gifted: Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) in a coastal town in...

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Read: Mathematician’s Shiva

Publisher’s description of Mathematician’s Shiva Alexander "Sasha" Karnokovitch and his family would like to mourn the passing of his mother, Rachela, with modesty and dignity. But Rachela, a famous Polish émigré mathematician and professor at the University of...

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Are Your Students’ Goals SMART?

At the beginning of the term we often encourage students to set goals. One suggested scheme is SMART goal setting. First discussed by George Doran in 1981, the acronym stands for: Specific Measureable Achievable Realistic Time Dependent A goal like “study hard” is...

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