Understanding grade point average (GPA) is a challenge many students face. Looking back on my years as an undergrad, I was always curious where I stood or how I had scored, especially when professors weren’t keen to share information as quick as I wanted, or too busy to meet with me individually when I had a question about pending assignments, tests, and grades.
However, free resources and tools have surfaced all over the internet. This GPA Calulator, by CollegeGPAcalc.com, being one of them. This Calculator is helping students solve this exact GPA problem on their own. Continue reading
As a Writing Center Tutor, one of the things I’ve participated in every year, twice a year, is Waldorf College’s Long Night Against Procrastination–a day when students, faculty, and staff stay up in the library until 2AM and study, get tutored, talk to teachers, listen to music, color, and eat cake, popcorn, and of course, pizza rolls. Continue reading
It goes like this…you’re waiting for students to come in. Then all of a sudden they all come in, one by one, but like a herd of elephants lined up at the door. You’re excited, but you start sweating. How am I going to help all these students in one night?!
They hand you their papers with furrowed, confused eyebrows. They hold their assignment sheets between two fingers, as if the paper is poisonous. They are terrified. You are terrified they won’t see how powerful their writing can be. Continue reading
In the Spring of 2012, I became a Writing Center Tutor at Waldorf College. To read more about that click here.
Since then, I’ve worked and loved every minute! But…
What Does a Writing Tutor Actually Do?
As a secondary-level teacher, I will work with students grades 5th-12th. Continue reading
When I came into Waldorf College, I knew one thing: I wanted to teach writing.
How I was going to get there and what I was going to do to get there? That was in the distant future, and as an indecisive eighteen-year-old, I was more concerned about making friends than planning out my entire college course load. Continue reading