Tech Corner

 

 

Here you’ll find key Ed Tech articles and features relevant to your classroom and teaching tips and product updates for our technology offerings. Every few weeks we make some nips, tucks, and tweaks to our digital learning platforms ALEKS and Connect Hosted by ALEKS in order to enhance the experience for you and your students. We will share tips from our users and technical updates here.

The Greatest Need: Teaching Innovations in College Algebra

The Greatest Need: Teaching Innovations in College Algebra

Failure rates in College Algebra courses are high across the country and present significant barriers to earning STEM degrees because mathematical sciences courses in the first two years of college function as pathways for many different science and engineering...

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Math News Favorites to Follow

Interesting news sources abound to help you stay current on interesting math news all summer long.  Here’s our list of favorites! Facebook News feeds: Inside Higher Ed Chronicle of Higher Education Mathematical Association of America American Mathematical Society Art...

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Best Practices from the Co-Req Summit

What are your plans for implementing a co-req model at your school? Get advice, hear tips & successful implementation stories from other Math Faculty during our recent Co-Req Summit.  We hosted four speakers, and you can watch these pre-recorded sessions in any...

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Math Career Spotlight: Maria H. Andersen, CEO

What is your current job/career? I’m the cofounder of a software company (Coursetune) in the ed-tech sector. I am the CEO, but spend a lot of my time working on product development. On the side, I teach a math course for a local college and do some speaking at...

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Rainbows Myths and Maths

Remember being amazed by rainbows?  Wondering how they formed? Wanting to find the end of the rainbow and the elusive pot of gold? From cereal boxes, to YouTube Viral videos, to bagels, rainbows continue to delight us.  But how are rainbows formed and how did it they...

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Listen: Podcasts for Math Ed Trends & Ed Tech/Development

LISTEN Want to keep up with the newest trends in Math Education? Take a listen to the Math ed podcast http://mathed.podomatic.com/ The newest advancement in ed tech is discussed weekly on the ed tech podcast https://theedtechpodcast.libsyn.com/ Did you know...

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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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