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.
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
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
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
Are you new to ALEKS and looking for additional training and implementation support? Are you looking to understand how your course will run from a student perspective? Please join us for one of our Summer Implementation Reverse Class Tests! These 2-week sessions give...read more
Submitted by Mary Merchant, Professor of Mathematics, Cedar Valley College You can view or print this pdf article with screenshots here TOP 5 TIPS for USING ALEKS...read more
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