Tutor profile: Sidra S.
How can you get your working memory to work well?
1. Use deep processing, or, give meaning to what you are trying to remember. By creating a deep meaning, 2. Chunk a large amount of information into smaller pieces. 3. Organize your thoughts in a way that works for you
Subject: College Admissions
What are some ways to write an eye catching college admissions essay?
Start by choosing a question that you definitely have a well thought out and real answer to. Look at this question from every angle and figure out how to answer each part of it. Create an outline in which you make sure to answer each part of the question. Frame your essay to be concise and well-written.
What is this concept of "permission to fail" (Ladson-Billings), especially in "failing" urban public schools?
The concept of "permission to fail" was introduced in an article written by Gloria Ladson-Billings in which she addressed the fact that many teachers allow their students to continue on failing to complete their school work. These teachers do not encourage their students using a growth model, telling them that they can achieve success, but rather allow them to "work at their own pace", which enables them to be left behind.
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