I recently came across this article from the Chronicle of Higher Education, urging college professors to fight grade inflation in the Humanities. As a college-level Instructional Assistant, I see this all the time. Students feel that their grade in their Anthropology course should reflect only effort and completion, not the content and understanding. This a trend that is not seen in the... read more
Social Studies Resources
this is a question asked by my indian frnd about the politics of india n the way it is being lead pls tell me fast
I needed to know if the state is compact, fragmented, elongated, perforated, or protruded?
Does most of California's major geological features formed as the result of hot spots?
I am not really good at scocial studies and ii think i need some addition help.
Keep it short and easy please it's for homework THANKS !!
Short answer please and this was during the 1950's.
i need help
i need help with social studies
Why , use SPECIFIC facts
the achievments of the early greeks were recorded by the greek poet homer during the 700s bc. How do Homers epics contribute to our understanding of the early greeks
What is the longest river?
How does the article "Jury Finds Bank of America Liable in Mortgage Case" relate to free enterprise? And can you specify what free enterprise is? Article link: http://dealbook...
In my work as a teacher, I cannot help but notice that many of the reading selections written for our students include words that are beyond our students' experience. Students simply do not have & could not usually acquire the background knowledge necessary for understanding some words they encounter in subject-specific reading selections, such as social studies & science. Reading instruction... read more
When addressing general learning - especially in K-6 - we must keep in mind that subjects cannot be separated from one another. An obvious example is science, which requires mathematics, writing, and usually reading. Mathematics word problems, of course, require skill in reading and logic. If we consider social studies, we quickly realize that reading, writing, science, and math concepts are... read more
i dont remember
As the school year ramps up again, I wanted to put out a modified version of a Memo of Understanding http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memo_of_understanding for parents and students. It seems each year in the rush to get through the first weeks of school parents and students forget the basic first good steps and then the spiral downwards occurs and then the need for obtaining a tutor and then... read more
The most obvious answer is cost. If a tutor charges the same rate for one or four students, it becomes cheaper per hour as you increase students and share the costs with other families. It is often believed a tutor is best when working 1:1 with a student. In some instances it is well worth the time and money to have 1:1 tutoring and sometimes it is appropriate for students to study and do school... read more
So you are halfway through summer and you suddenly decided you are tired of going to the pool, or your usual crowd has become lame, and you are starting to wish it was time to go back to school already. What do you do? Your parents keep hassling you - asking you, "What's wrong?" All you can say is that you are bored! Step #1- Visit your local library - not online - in person... read more
I'm an educator, photographer, family therapist, I enjoy helping others succeed. I look forward to tutoring and getting to know WyzAnt students.