I Want My Students To Struggle

Originally, it was a question on Quora that prompted this and got me thinking. The person asked if "math geniuses" struggled with math problems. Hmmm well first let's answer that question. Struggling is actually relative to the one solving the math problem. So, if you are asking if a math genius struggles with some of … Continue reading I Want My Students To Struggle

I’m Bad At Math

Yet another answer I felt relevant for my blog. It's questions like this that abruptly ended my pursuit of math for myself and tossed me headfirst into the sea of education to help keep others from drowning in fear of the subject that I adore so. There’s your answer, right there. Confidence is key! Now, … Continue reading I’m Bad At Math

Quora Question: Why the 9-6 Schedule?

This answer is actually a rather fun one. In today’s society, especially since it’s the younger crowd that takes to the interwebs for answers, you may not see a lot of positive answers regarding the “daily grind.” That does not mean, however, that there are not advantages to working in a typical career with “normal” … Continue reading Quora Question: Why the 9-6 Schedule?

How much do Online Tutors earn?

As I have been getting quite a kick out of answering these questions I find online, I would like to attempt to shed some light on this area. This answer, like so many others pondering a monetary value assigned to a skill, is largely dependent on a number of factors: Your Credentials Your Tutoring Medium … Continue reading How much do Online Tutors earn?

Breaking Into the Tutoring Game

The following is an answer that I wrote for a question on Quora that I will link to here: How much does an average mathematics tutor earn monthly? The answer is of course that it really depends. I am sure that isn’t the response you were looking for, however, so I will do my best … Continue reading Breaking Into the Tutoring Game

Does Writing Matter?

Well, does it? As I said in my last blog Why Buy a Book, I already know that I am an unknown author without a huge following trying to get my first novel noticed in a crowded market where anyone can publish anything. Sure there are success stories out there where a "nobody" made a … Continue reading Does Writing Matter?