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.
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Our Career Spotlight is a great way to engage your students with tips from current professionals on the relevance of Math in a variety of occupations. What is your current job/career? Director of Analytics and Innovation, Clinical Performance Analytics at...read more
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...read more
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
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