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Job Posting: ASCDU

Trying to find a summer job that’s fun and flexible? ASCDU is currently hiring tutors for this upcoming summer. They are looking for current juniors, seniors and/or graduate students to work with their team! 56 more words

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When and How Should Your Students Use the Writing Center?

Originally posted on The Writing Campus

Alisa Russell, George Mason University

Whenever we assign writing assignments in our classrooms, we often peripherally acknowledge that the Writing Center is a viable option for our students to work with a tutor toward improvement. 130 more words

When and How Should Your Students Use the Writing Center?

Alisa Russell is a Master’s student in the Teaching Writing and Literature program at George Mason University.  She works as an administrator in the Writing Center… 947 more words

Writing Across The Curriculum

Give Your Child a Better Way For Skill Development

In the present world of competition, you cannot think about the growth of your children without proper & executive coaching. It becomes difficult for the children to pursue better education without proper coaching and guidance at the ground level. 216 more words

Education

Whiteboard Desks

After TMC14, I heard a lot of talk about Vertical Non-Permanent Surfaces (though I didn’t go to that session myself). After reading Alex Overwijk’s post… 283 more words

Schooling

Writing Tutor Tip of the Day: Brain Spillage

Still working on the name.  Brain vomit? Brain Barf?  Hmm. . . 

If a student (or you) is stuck on getting started on a paper, she needs to get those ideas out.  201 more words

Writing

The Almost Right Word

Molly Wright Starkweather, Kaplan University Tutor

There is an old quotation from Mark Twain about word choice: “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and lightning bug.” When teaching my daughter the word “bubbles” recently, I learned that there are some situations in which that stark line between the right word and the almost right word is blurred, in a good way. 573 more words

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