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Leaping over obstacles

There are many things I love about being a mom/wife/teacher/tutor/manager/life coach. Now that I think about it, there is definitely a common thread in each of these. For me, that common thread is helping people to overcome obstacles. ¬†After all, … Continue reading

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Do you procrastinate? I do!

OK—I admit. Sometimes I am like the cobbler’s kids who have no shoes. I procrastinate sometimes. Here is how I teach the students I tutor to overcome their procrastination. Obviously, the same techniques will apply to me. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Why I became a tutor: Maybe you would like to, too

There are many reasons that teachers and tutors give for teaching. Typical reasons include the joy of seeing students learn. While this is certainly the case for me as well, an even more important reason to me was to help … Continue reading

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No not even one

I have written many many blog articles about teaching and learning, and believing in my students. What continually draws me to a student, and keeps me going? I will tell you. It is the chance to launch them. My favorite … Continue reading

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Pastures? This is my pasture

The movie To Sir With Love has ALWAYS been a favorite of mine…. I had a Sir as a teacher…. I have written about him. Many years later, a sequel of the movie was made, called To Sir With Love … Continue reading

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Off We Go, Into the Wild Blue Yonder…

For those of you who have been praying for my dear student Duncan, I got a call from him while I was in the midst of my very first 5K! He had received about a 46 the last time he … Continue reading

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Thursdays and Me

When I was a student, Thursdays were about my favorite. I still had another glorious school day, and I had family and friend time on the horizon. Lately coming up on Thursday means that I have just about made it … Continue reading

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