Getting the Credit

I'm glad I decided to not become a government–"certified" teacher, though I considered it. Instead, I'm an alternative and independent tutor and mentor who is happy and successful because I get to think and act independently, from the strength of my internal compass, well-informed by the living world of bright and breathing evidence as to …

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A Student-Centered Way

The following letter is adapted from a correspondence with a parent of a seventeen-year-old student I have been tutoring. Dear [Parent of Student], Thank you for asking about my tutoring services in relation to the SAT. My educational specialty is in the more holistic side of writing and the humanities. I am certainly able to …

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A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

Theodore Gray's book The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe is a marvelous, inspiring work of science and creativity. Gray's book examines the known periodic table through scintillating, high-definition photography and explanations of each element written in the language of the laypersons who may have had no prior exposure to …

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