Is Your Student a Do-It-Yourselfer?

“Mom.  I need help.”

"Mom. I need help. It's too hard!"

“What’s the question?  What do you need help with?”

“Everything.  I don’t get it.”

“Did you at least try before you asked for help?”


“Tell you what.  Try skipping that problem and go on to the next one.  See if that’ll help.”

(5 minutes later…)

“Mom.  I still need help.”

“Did you try?”

“Yes!  I need help!”

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