Let’s face it – we’re all human and we like our information “just-in-time.”

At McGraw-Hill, we recognize that there’s a lot more going on in your lives than textbooks and technology, and we want to help! We launched Math Advice for Teaching in Higher Education, for profs by profs (M.A.T.H. Tips). 

The goal?  To share best practices, creative ideas, and lessons learned at just the right time during the semester. We’d also like to hear from you! Send us your favorite tips, videos, links, and resources that will inspire others and be part of future issues. Explore our Index and let us know what resources you need!

Data that Delivers

When our understanding of the world is based solely on daily news, which is often focused on single events, we risk ignoring the long-lasting changes that impact and reshape our world. If you're like us, you're always looking for new ways to engage students and help...

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You Deserve a Vacation

For the past five months you’ve dealt with (fill in the blank with your stresses here). You deserve a vacation! If you’ve got a trip planned already or are thinking of getting away for the weekend, here are some tips on getting those travel discounts for teachers....

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Combating Math Myths

A recent article in Forbes magazine showcases a series of infographics that highlight high school students’ views of math. What stands out from the survey is the perpetuation of perhaps the three most common math myths:  Math does not apply to the real world...

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Student Legacy Letters

By: Kelly Jackson As you wrap up your spring term, you’re probably noticing many of your students have one foot out the door. But, there are still some ways you can hold their attention before they flee for summer break! A great wrap-up exercise is to have your...

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Changing the Education Game with ALEKS Insights

Changing the Education Game with ALEKS Insights

You may have heard that McGraw-Hill’s ALEKS program won a 2019 Digital Edge 50 Award, but did you know why? Imagine if your adaptive learning platform automatically alerted you to risky student learning behavior… before it was too late! Available in mid-June, ALEKS...

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Writing Over the Summer

How many of us plan to write over the summer, get started, and then get distracted by other concerns? The cycle of intention, distraction, and frustration can be broken!  Here are a few quick tips to help you focus and complete your writing this summer. Try a...

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Sanity Savers for April

Spring semester usually means spring break and distracted students. Whether you are post or pre-spring break, here are a few ideas to reignite the spark in your semester and recapture your student’s attention. read more

The Real Secret Behind Better Study Habits

By Suzanne Galayda How often have you spoken to a student with a bad test grade and heard “I spent hours” studying? Students often study in ways that don’t translate to retention of material. The research around student study habits indicates that the go-to methods of...

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Approaching a Diverse Classroom in a Diverse Way

Approaching a Diverse Classroom in a Diverse Way

How are your students diverse? How do you address this diversity in the classroom? Approaching a diverse classroom is an age-old challenge for any educator. Here are some helpful suggestions for how to approach respect diversity in the classroom and still honor academic standards. read more

The Odds of March Madness

Want to win a million dollars a year for life? Simple! Just fill out a perfect March Madness bracket. The odds of getting a perfect bracket are so astronomically high that last year billionaire Warren Buffet offered $1 million dollars a year for life to any Berkshire...

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