Student Spotlight: Asif Delawalla

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

We love hearing from students how WebAssign has made a difference in helping them study and achieve better grades. This week we wanted to shine the spotlight on Asif Delawalla, a senior at the University of Georgia, studying real estate. Thanks for sharing your insight with us, Asif!

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7 Tips to Make the Most of Class Insights

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

Class Insights provides a powerful way to evaluate student performance on questions and topics throughout your course. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of Class Insights.

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Best Practices of Digital Inking for Student Engagement

Posted by Annie McQuaid

Michael Lafreniere, a long-time WebAssign user and math professor, recently presented at the EdMedia 2016 Conference in Vancouver, BC. He showcased his research on ways to improve mathematical proficiency through computer-mediated communication which led him  to develop a set of best practices involving digital inking to engage students. Read on to learn more on this topic and read his full paper on findings and results.

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Preparing Your Students for WebAssign

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

A new school year means students who may be new to WebAssign. Make sure your students are as prepared as you are to maximize their WebAssign experience. To help get your class up and running, we’ve created a printable Student Quick Start Guide for you to share with your students. Based on feedback from instructors like you, we recommend you download and distribute our Student Quick Start Guide as a tool to introduce your students to our system so they have a handy reference on common WebAssign tasks such as logging in and submitting assignments.

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Prophetic Educator Dies

Posted by Josh Eure

We greatly respect and admire visionary leaders in the field here at WebAssign, so we are mourning the loss of Dr. Seymour Papert, a renowned MIT professor, mathematician, and educational theorist. Dr. Papert's work was an inspiration and we hope others may be inspired by his vision as well. 

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New Term Tips and Resources

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

With the new school year approaching we want to make sure you have everything needed to maximize your WebAssign experience and ensure a smooth start to the new term. Explore our latest features and resource guide below. And as always, don't hesitate to contact our friendly customer support team should you have any questions. 

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Creative Lab Experiences in the Physics Classroom

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

Scott Buhr, an AP physics teacher at Hillcrest High School, is coming up on his 4th year of teaching. Scott enjoys developing creative lab experiences for his students and has a 50% pass rate on the AP exam. Read on to see how Scott creates fun lab experiences that keep his students engaged.

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Student Spotlight: Casey Tylek

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

We love hearing from students using WebAssign to discover how it has helped them learn course concepts and achieve better grades. This week we shine the spotlight on Casey Tylek, a graduating senior at the University of Massachusetts. Thanks for sharing your insight with us, Casey!

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Keeping Students Interested in the Physics Classroom

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

Jim Ciccarelli is an AP physics instructor at Penncrest High School, where he has been teaching since 1997. Jim is also the faculty advisor for the Science Olympiad and Physics Olympics. Read on to find out how Jim keeps his students interested in the physics classroom.

 

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Introducing PlaceU

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

We are very excited to announce our new placement testing product, PlaceU! PlaceU fills a recognized gap in the market, offering institutions a placement test solution based on their own placement test content or by providing a variety of proven tests from such renowned universities as Texas A&M and Purdue.

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