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Our favorite must-have tips for our users of Connect Math Hosted by ALEKS (CHBA) Time Matters! When students find out those that are getting A’s in the class are spending XX hours a week in the system, it’s a good reality check. Use the Time Tracker to track...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
Welcome to a new feature on Tips N Tricks that features people from a variety of careers who started off studying mathematics. Our first Math Career spotlight, we'd like to introduce you to Professional Services Engineer, Steven Coates. "I am a Professional Services...read more
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...read more
College Algebra has a reputation of being that math class that every college freshman needs to take. And in truth many freshman do take College Algebra whether on their way to another math course or as a terminal degree requirement. No matter who is in your course...read more
Teaching Stat or non-STEM math? Want to give your students some real (and up-to- date) data to analyze? Try some of these sites. World Data: population, life expectancy, climate, etc. http://www.gapminder.org/ http://www.census.gov/ http://www.worldometers.info/...read more
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...read more
David Klein lists his top ten songs with numbers in the title: How does this match your own list of favorites? https://pagez.fun/3082/top-10-best-number-songs Check out additional podcasts and music recs on the Index under...read more
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...read more