my slides from today
Read advice from prior students:
- Be sure to take advantage of Dr. Sarah's help inside and outside of class as they are always there to help. Also, be aware that you have homework assignments on ASULearn almost every single day so be sure to do those religiously before each class, as they compromise a sizable chunk of your overall grade.
- Make sure you do all of your assignments on time. Always come to class unless there is an emergency.
- Come to class! This is not a class to skip.
- Stay on top of the readings and always be on time and prepared for lab days! Don't forget to upload them.
- Read the assigned textbook pages! Things can get confusing really fast if you are just trying to follow along in class, so take the time outside of class to make sure you understand the information.
- I would suggest writing down the homework practices online in a note book because the questions are usually very similar to the exams. And if you understand the homework's then you will most likely do very well in the class.
- Don't be afraid to get stuff wrong on the quizzes, they help you understand more if you do and you can look over the hints. and you can always retake it.
- No matter how small it may seem, each of these assignments are extremely helpful and will prepare you for the test! Take it from someone who doesn't study!
- Write down all the think, pair, share answers and work for the questions! These helped me the most on reviewing for exams.
- Dr. Sarah is an incredible professor. As long as you pay attention and takes notes, you'll be fine. Make sure to complete the online reviews on time!
- Make sure you take your time to review and ask any questions you have because Dr. Sarah will really help when it comes to that and typically highlights things that will be on the tests. Lastly, do the homework! It always comes up later and is actually important to the class.
- GO TO CLASS!!!! Ask Dr. Sarah for help. They are here to help YOU understand the material and do the best you possibly can. Take notes. Seriously, TAKE NOTES. Definitely pay attention in class because Dr. Sarah will use a lot of the things you see in class as test questions (especially polling questions).
- Don't wait until the day of to do the homework because sometimes it will take longer than you think and it might close before you get to it.
- Form a good study group to go over information with for every test, you learn better if you teach others as well. Take notes. Participate in T-shirt Thursday.
- Make sure you know how each topic relates to local and global concepts and the big idea.
- Don't miss classes because what is said in class is very helpful on the tests. Also, look at the glossary when studying for tests.
- Make sure you check the page every day to stay on task and keep up with the homework on ASULearn.
- Take extensive notes. This class is not your normal math class, there will not be a whole lot of computational equations to remember (although there will be some). I was not really a ``math note taker" before this class because it was typically just scratch work and such but this class has a lot more writing than you may expect so take notes during class because they will help you make your reference sheet for the tests. Also, taking notes is just a good idea in general because it requires you be attentive while Dr. Sarah teaches.
- I would recommend writing everything down. Anything Dr. Sarah writes down, you write down. All the information becomes relevant at some point.
- Don't drop out if the first day mostly scares you like it did to me. Just keep going and after a lot of researching, studying, and by asking as many questions as you can, everything will start to make sense.
- Use your resources!! Dr. Sarah is extremely helpful, knowledgable, and understanding. You also have many
opportunities to work with your classmates and pick each other's brains, which helps you to solidify difficult
concepts and explore new ideas
- If I could give any advice, it would be to stay focused and to keep an open mind. There are a lot of complex ideas discussed in this class that you may need to let sink in before you fully understand them, so do your best to stay on track and do the work.
- Critical thinking is important in each lesson so be able to apply the knowledge. Dr. Sarah will answer any questions you may have.
- Ask questions! Dr Sarah can help the most when they know what you need help with! They always give
you the opportunity to ask questions so ask away, there's almost always someone else who is unsure about
the same thing. You do the work, you get the grades!!
- Work at a consistent pace that is best for you and don't give up. The way that Dr. Sarah incorporated real-life situations into learning mathematics made the experience that much more enjoyable!
- (optional) If any, ask me any questions you have. You can just ask me by getting my attention
(calling out Dr. Sarah, raising your hand and/or standing up) or you can submit a chat question in Zoom that I have open during labs
or send me a private forum posting on ASULearn from the need help forum that I respond to in between classes!
- Start working on ASULearn activities for tomorrow that are due by the start of class: 3:30pm in 302 Walker.