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There are some major problems with teacher training.

There are some major problems with teacher training. Here's how we fix them. What teachers need to know My current job is as a full-time tutor for graduate exams. In this role, I teach between 10-15 students on any given week about some of the most...

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Do I have to report my tutoring income on my taxes?

Do I have to report my tutoring income on my taxes? Do I have to pay taxes on income from Wyzant? Short answer, yes, you probably should. Long answer follows below. IRS tax forms: 1099 and 1040 If you work as a tutor for a company, they probably sent you a...

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My Skillshare class project

Has the progress of philosophy stopped? In modern times, philosophy has become a marginalized subject. Only around 4% of all majors awarded in college are to philosophy majors, and very few philosophers could be considered public intellectuals. There are a few...

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Do great teachers exist?

Do great teachers exist? This probably seems like a dumb question. In fact, everyone I’ve asked this to thinks this is a dumb question. This might seem even dumber given that I’m a professional tutor, and I’ve taught literally thousands of students in classrooms and...

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Why some people never learn: my failures as a test prep tutor

Executive Summary Even a good tutor will have some students who try very hard and do not learn. This post advances the theory that those students fail to either put themselves in a position to commit errors, or do not reflect on the errors that they commit. They...

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