I have a goal in life: Learn something new every day. So old, they are new again. Over the summer, I had too much free time over summer break. Free: not paid. I started working a few hours a week at a local accountant, who worked with DOS. Does anyone reading this even know that… Read More Ye Olde DOS
Student: Why isn’t the on-line test working, it’s not working right! Me: Did you do the on-line tutorial? Student: Yeah, yeah, and now the test isn’t working! The stupid machine is so old! Me: *checks computer* seems OK. Student: This isn’t working! *using many many words. * Student: *continues to complain* Me: Student, if you… Read More Student So Wise
Two of them. Two students showed up today, with the best of intentions. They had signed up to spend extra time with a tutor instead of hanging out with their X-boxes. They wanted, really wanted, to get good grades on their essays. The were investing in their education! Only, not. Student A had booked… Read More Tutor vs. Clueless Student
I work as a tutor in a college with a widely diverse population. There are immigrants from all over the world – Argentina, Brazil, China, Egypt, Japan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and more. Come All Ye Faithful We have students who are Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, atheist, and many who didn’t mention it –… Read More Tutor and the “War on Christmas”
Student has to present information to the class. PowerPoint slide show! Tutor on Oral Presentations The main difference is that in a written paper must be completely grammatically correct, including the mechanics of writing, such as commas and quotation marks. With a speech, you’ll need to have good grammar, but you also have access to… Read More PowerPoint to the People!