Tutor profile: Katie B.
What is the purpose of an annotated bibliography?
First, an annotated bibliography is much like a traditional bibliography- except a brief summary, typically 150 words, is included evaluating the source. Some may see this as essential for the reader, so they are able to quickly evaluate the sources. However, this is also a key step for the writer, when approaching a research paper. By creating an annotated bibliography, one is forced to dig deeper into their sources, evaluating the accuracy, content, and relevance before beginning the writing process.
What is a cumulative sentence and how in the world do you make one?
A cumulative sentence has a formula, much like any math equation and goes as follows, Independent clause + Absolute and/or participle phrase. In order make a cumulative sentence, let's define what it consists of. An independent clause is a noun + a modifier (s), such as "bangs over my eyes." A participial phrase simply begins with a participle, if the participle is present it will always end in -ing if the participle is in the past it will end with -ed, example, "Flopping back down every time I brush it back" begins with the present participle, "flopping."
What are the benefits of using a behavioral focus with classroom management?
Behavioralism works and is often misused in education. Thorndike provided evidence of this in several studies proving that learning can be reinforced by positive reinforcement. It is essential to show students from the very beginning that there are consequences of behavior, theirs as well as the teachers.
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