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!

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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Let’s Talk Jobs: Where’s the Growth?

Looking for a new approach when discussing career paths with students? Use this breakdown of the fastest-growing jobs in each U.S. state to guide your conversations! Sharing information on fast-growing job areas encourages students to think futuristically rather than...

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Easy as Pi

Easy as Pi

March 14th, affectionately known as "Pi Day" (with 3/14 representing 3.14), is the biggest unofficial math holiday on the calendar. Here are some fun classroom activities to get your students engaged with the amazing constant! Memorizing the Digits of Pi One of the...

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8 Essentials for Winter/Spring Success

The first few weeks of the semester are often a rush of learning names, student adds and drops, meetings, and general sett-up.  As things begin to settle down, here are a few simple tips to prepare for long-term success. Office Hours to Review Session - Rename a...

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