Tag: procrastination

Whose Paper Is It, Anyway?

I had a session recently that made me question the line between helping a student with his or her paper and imposing one’s own writing process or opinions upon it. I’m a big fan of non-directive tutoring and think of myself as a helpful resource rather…

Procrastination: The Buck Stops… Where?

We’ve all been there: it’s the night before your assignment is due, and you have a rough outline—or maybe only some notes—that you need to turn into a complete paper by 8:00 a.m. tomorrow. Your professor is going to grade whatever you manage to churn out…