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Island coincidences or a clear direction for next steps?

Sitting on my couch (yes I have a couch!) and playing my ukulele…waiting on God…waiting on what’s next…stressing…

The usual sort of morning for me! 419 more words


The Dreaded Pool Deck Question

When I tutor, I see a lot of my students struggle with this kind of multi-step question. Don’t despair, there’s a kind of trick to seeing all the peices and it takes a little bit to get the hang of it. 490 more words



Since my program doesn’t pay all that much, I needed a way to make some extra money to feed my travelling addiction. The most common (and obvious) way to do that is to tutor students in English. 755 more words


2/25/15: Daily Post

Yesterday, I spent the day tutoring at Magdalena. I got off to a late start after spending some time working on an exam for my Severe Weather class. 68 more words


Well, Yeah, Kid-- Every Girl Loves a Blowjob

Kid: “Someone wrote ‘blowjob’ on a clipboard in school today.”
Me (deer in headlights): “What?! Oh my…”
Kid: “My teacher was SO mad.”
Me: “I’ll bet she was. 104 more words


The Benefits of Tutoring

It’s crunch time. You have an exam coming up for a class that you’re unsure of. You devote three hours a day for the next three days in a row to understanding all of the material necessary to score an “A” on this exam. 325 more words

The issues I see to work on:

  • Student thinks if minimum effort gets okay or B average grades, there’s no reason to change
  • Student feels no motivation to work if forced into tutoring…
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