Spotlight on Teaching and Learning: Academic Innovators — Carla van de Sande’s KiSS program

Spotlight on Teaching and Learning

How can faculty support students’ mastery of key concepts over long academic breaks?

Carla van de Sande, associate professor of mathematics education at ASU, created a program to help students practice key math concepts over academic breaks. Keep In School Shape (KiSS) sends students daily challenges via email or text so they can keep their skills sharp between calculus courses.

“This is my way of showing my students that I care about them, even over academic breaks,” van de Sande says.

Read more and watch the video on her innovation.