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.

6 Apps to Rethink Student Learning

6 Apps to Rethink Student Learning

New Technology to Try in the Classroom for Quizzing, Time Management, and Group Work. It seems that every day a new app appears to help with some facet of your life.  Many apps are tailored to in-classroom use but others, while business-focused, can also be used in...

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Digital Learning Innovation Awards and Funding

Digital Learning Innovation Awards and Funding

The Online Learning Consortium awarded the 2018 Digital Learning Innovation awards to: Arizona State University & University of Central Florida for their use of ALEKS across their respective mathematics programs.The 2018 DLIAward - Institution category,...

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A Successful Developmental Math Redesign

A Successful Developmental Math Redesign

Condense, Customize, Collaborate, and Complete: Thank you to Nicole Franics, Vikki Maurer and Claire Burke for sharing their experience! Our mathematics department at Linn Benton Community College in Oregon was struggling with how to solve several problems within our...

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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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