Working in the Resource Lab on Friday before the big vacation, and there are 7 students at various levels of English working on their homework for the on-line writing assignments. I love signing off for people who keep working until their work is perfect. Kudos, folks!
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
My student was this confused today… (cat with cap, snapping its head left/right/left/right, trying to figure out where the cap went) There is a correct way to do just about anything. Then there’s the teacher’s way. I always tell my students to do it the teacher’s way, because Teacher is giving the Grade, but this… Read More Tutor vs Teacher
This summer I am reading with an 8 1/2 year old boy. He considers himself a second grader, even though school is over, because “third graders are allowed to cross the big avenue, and I’m not allowed yet.” He may have mild dyslexia, since he often reverses the order of letters, but never ‘sees’ words… Read More Tutor 2nd Grade Reading