Story of one of my SAT student
Wow! Student’s score bumped up by 90 points in 5 weeks tutoring only!
I got very excited and thrilled when I saw one of my SAT students’ score got improved by 90 points only after 5 weeks of tutoring. That student’s score had been fluctuating between 1100 and 1130. Its parents requested me to tutor the student for the SAT test. We had only 5 weeks left for the test. I tutored the student three times a week. I also assigned homework to the student for the days when we did not have sessions. In the final week of tutoring, we covered test taking strategies and how to handle test anxiety. All of the effort and hard work got paid off when the student’s score got improved by 90 points!
Story of one of my ACT students
Amazing! one of my Student’s ACT test score bumped up by 4 points in ACT test!
I tutored this student during summer and he got improved by 4 points in ACT test. Previously, student’s ACT score was 24. I tutored this student during summer time. During tutoring, Student and I (the tutor)-we both were consistent and committed to reach the goal. I tutored to help him to achieve his dreamed higher score. After all the hard work of two months of summer, finally, this student reached his goal. It took a lot of effort to produce the results. At the end, everything including commitment, consistency and hard-work got paid off when the student’s scores got improved by 4 points, and met its goal.
Most language learning resources focus on the process of what YOU can do to learn a language.
But what I'm interested in is how a language is an organic, living, naturally occurring phenomenon, like rivers, trees, and humans, and what that has to do with efficient language learning, as well as what it has to do with the nature of life/God/the universe (as a bonus).
The mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci used a set of numbers (Fibonacci numbers) to describe how rabbit populations expand. The numbers are 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, ... (each number is the sum of the previous two numbers). This "golden" ratio also describes flowers, trees, rivers, seashells, galaxies, and the human face.
Language also grows this way in your mind -- particularly if you're a child. My goal is that it grow that way also in the mind of the adult.
The way it looks is that for every language you grew up speaking there are a number of situations you've experienced in...
Learn to count: | is 1, || is 2, ||| is 3, |||| is 4, ||||| is 5, |||/// is 6, ||||\\\ is 7, ||||//// is 8. |||||\\\\ is 9, |||||///// is 10
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In the Christmas frenzy of gift buying, holiday parties, and end of the year work quotas, parents groan about how to keep their children occupied over winter break. Many parents seek babysitters, daycare, and family members to watch their kiddos. But there is a way for you to complete your tasks while simultaneously offering your child emotional nourishment: Involve your child in your shopping!
At this point, you might envision your child meandering out the door of Marshalls or the Apple Storewhile you frantically scour for a must-have gift. But shopping with your child doesn't have to be a dreadful experience. The secret to enjoying -- yes, I said enjoying -- this time together is this: If your child is under age 8, put them in the shopping cart!
TALK TO YOUR CHILD WHILE YOU ARE SHOPPING.
GIVE HER/HIM ONE SPECIAL TOY.
ASK HER/HIS OPINION ON THE COLOR OF AN ITEM YOU ARE CONSIDERING.
TALK ABOUT THE TEXTURE OF THE ITEM.
ASK YOUR CHILDTO...
It certainly is not uncommon for people in society to watch the news and become enraptured by the sheer force and devastation of deadly hurricanes that inflict upon local communities. However, as soon as the news coverage stops addressing the hurricane, the majority of the country's population returns to their normal lives and is entirely unaware of the devastating economic effects of the storm, which sensational news stories often do not cover. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy began far from New York City on the eastern coast of the United States. Hurricane Sandy was by no means an ordinary hurricane. After a short amount of time that few foresaw, Sandy hit New York City, and the storm devastated the city with chaos and destruction. Sandy caused many deaths and injuries, and many people who were living in inundation zones were forced to evacuate. Moreover, the hurricane caused numerous homes to be lost, as well as loss of power/electricity, healthcare, education, and transportation; as well,...
My goal as a tutor is somewhat paradoxical: I want to lose my job. In the best possible way, of course: I help my students develop skills that make my services unnecessary. it doesn't matter how confused a student is when they come to me, I know that with some instruction, reinforcement and encouragement, any student can develop the study and self-advocacy skills necessary to do well in their classes,
on their own. One of the most powerful study skills in their new arsenal is notes.
Notes have incredible power to not only help a student complete their homework, better understand the content, and remember their lessons. Note taking skills can be built up in layers to address these goals.
Layer one: My notes help me do my homework because they are organized and thorough.
One thing my students struggle with is the misperception that their notes need to look exactly like their teachers' notes. This is particularly bewildering...
Everyone on Wyzant wants to teach. All have something important to offer. I believe I have something that is unique. Instead of just presenting material, which we all do, I not only present the lessons that build skills I've added something. That something is the step by step process, that is in print, and is 85% visuals and 15% copy. My students can then go back to an Illustrator or InDesign lesson at any time and review every topic covered during the lesson. We all know that copy heavy textbooks are problematic, videos are just next to impossible to follow, and audio only, well you see my point.
I have just published a book on how to create a digital color wheel This book was created because -- Graphic designers and design educators face many common challenges in their professions. First, althoughit is not normal for any working professional in the field of graphic design, advertising, fashion,...
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- Sometimes, it is necessary for me to have my 6-year-old daughter with me when I tutor. She is very well-behaved...
Hi this is carolyn. i love to help students with their drawing to be come a better drawer and help them with there spelling and over come there fear of spelling and drawing i am willing to help.
Rhetoric is the tool of influential oratory polished by elegance and the light of ability to use language persuasively; misleading those willing to accept what is being presented is true, even if the undertone is not.
Experience is the cultivator of inspiration.
It is difficult to achieve anything
without inspiration derived from experience.
"It matters not why you write, or how you write, or when you write, because no matter what you write, someone will love it."
I have edited 3 magazines intermittently from 1972. At present I am assistant editor for an on-line magazine coming out of London, England. I published my home study piano course in 1991 that has an enrollment of 200 students. I have one book now at the publishers and hopefully another should be ready for publication in the New Year.
Sometimes I work with students who perform well during our lessons, but who struggle when it comes to actually taking the test. It turns out the reason for this might be genetic.
When we experience stress, our prefrontal cortex is flooded with dopamine. Some of us are coded with a gene that slowly removes the dopamine, while others have a variant that rapidly removes it. The prefrontal cortex is critical for planning and decision-making, and it performs best when an optimal level of dopamine is maintained. Normally, on many cognitive tests, people with the slow variant of the gene perform better. But in stressful, high-stakes situations the opposite happens: those with the fast variant do better. Thus people with the slow variant have been dubbed Worriers, and those with the fast variant, Warriors.
However, being a Worrier does not mean you will inevitably be a victim of chronic underperformance in stressful situations. In one of the studies...
Writing is an essential skill your students should develop. It will be important regardless of the professions they aspire to have in the future.
However, teaching students how to write can be a problem. Alyssa Stevenson, Content Strategist at
EdugeeksClub advises educators, "Pupils all hate writing assignments, so you’ll have to find a way to make this skill attractive to them." Below are 10 apps to help you out in making learning a lot easier:
1. Kid in Story Book Maker
Developed by Locomotive Labs, this tool makes your childhood dream of being in a storybook a reality! Kid in Story Book Maker lets you take a picture for the background and allows you to insert an additional picture of the user. You then get to create a narration for your own story.
2. Write about this
This app encourages kids and adults alike to harness their writing skills by providing a wide range of colorful and engaging photos to write about.
Each photo has 3 levels of prompts...
Here's a method that is helping students lock in those AR, ER, and IR verbs!
So, you nod your head a lot and smile while your instructor explains how to conjugate verbs but you really, really aren't getting how they work at all! Sound familiar? Although you might be puzzled, there’s actually a reason that Spanish verbs have different endings for each tense. Well, are you ready to learn?
First of all, why do we even need to change the ending of the verbs in Spanish?
Answer: so that people know who in the world we are talking about!
In English, we have those wonderful pronouns like “I, you, he, she, it, we, and they” tell us what or who we are talking about. We pretty much use them all the time - yep, can't live without them. The good news is, we also have them in Spanish! The difference is that in Spanish we have the choice to use them or not. We have choices people, choices! When we change the ending of the verb in Spanish that's how we know who or what...
It is very good that you are thinking about teaching your child about essays, as they are going to have to do a lot of them when they get to college and university. And, even though the education system puts emphasis on knowledge, the fact is that they are judged on how well they display and express that knowledge, and that is often done via the essay. So, starting them fairly young is important, but you must also remember that they are not yet to the standards of Niccollo Machiavelli or Jane Austen. So, be gentle with your essay lessons.
Do not be too harsh with your child
The last thing you want to do is make writing a nasty or negative experience for your child. If they experience anything negative then it will impact your child for the rest of his or her life, and you will probably end up visiting him or her in prison when he/she reaches thirty, so that you can look at his/her newest prison tattoo.
Start by giving them enjoyable writing experiences
To everyone who may not know please begin to gather your tax documents for 2015 and begin the process of submitting the FAFSA (even if you think that you may make too much money for your college student to receive free student aid!) Submit the FAFSA as quickly as possible so that your college students do not miss out on the potential free money for their college education.