Question

Dear experts,

What is your motivation to provide all this help?

I'm extremely grateful for this service, but why do you help so much? Are you paid to do this? Are you teachers who like to assist in spare time? Trying to brush up on your own skills?

Thanks!

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. Some of us are retired teachers who enjoy teaching -- especially from home and on our computers. We are all unpaid volunteers who provide help to students as a hobby and a service.

    Thank you for asking.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
    👤
    Ms. Sue
  2. Each of us has different reasons, I'm sure, but underlying everything, I think we all just like to teach and help students with their assignments. We're not here to DO students' assignments, but to point them in the right direction so they can learn to do their own work. We will also comment on students' thinking and ideas and answers as needed.

    I am a retired teacher of English (grades 9-12 and college), and I have tutored online and offline since 1996 (first with AOL, now with Jiskha).

    We are all volunteers.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
    👤
    Writeacher
  3. As with MsSue and Writeacher, I am a retired high school English, Drama, Speech, History teacher. I got a "kick" out of getting up everyday and "stomping out ignorance" and teaching kids to "think". I particularly enjoyed the interaction with the students. When I retired I was asked to join the AOL teaching group and have been working on-line since..... so obviously I still get a "kick" <G> In my community I have worked with the ESL program. These are just my ways of "earning the air I breath".

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  4. I am also a retired teacher, having taught highschool math for 34 years.

    After all that time, you just cannot turn off your brain, so this is my way of keeping my mind active and at the same time helping out some young people.

    BTW, I live in the beautiful country of Canada.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  5. Wow! Thanks for answering and thanks again for all the valuable homework help!

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  6. I have a question about my math. A cat falls in a hole at 12:00.The hole is 6ft deep. He climbs out at two feet per-minute,falling back one foot.What Time will the cat get out of the hole?

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. P.E

    What are the intrinsic and extrinsic motivations that people have for working out? What are the various theories of motivation? How do fitness trackers play a role in fitness motivation? Is there data to support this? How have

  2. Language Arts

    Without thinking, he twisted his torso to roll out of bed, expecting his legs to follow. In an extremely painful instant, he was reminded of the shattered bones in his right leg. His cry brought his wife, Caroline, running in from

  3. History

    Without thinking, he twisted his torso to roll out of bed, expecting his legs to follow. In an extremely painful instant, he was reminded of the shattered bones in his right leg. His cry brought his wife, Caroline, running in from

  4. Chemistry

    2C2H2 + 5O2 -> 4CO2 + 2H2O + energy What does the equation communicate about the relative energy of the chemical bonds in the reactants and products? The intermolecular bonds of the reactants are weaker than that of the products'

  1. Chemistry

    N2 + O2 -> 2NO enthalpy change = +180.6kJ c) what is the enthalpy change for the formation of one mole of nitrogen monoxide? Okay, I know this question is super easy, but I don't know how to do it; if someone could please give me

  2. management

    compare and contrast intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. Also give at least one example for each type of motivation from your own experience. We will be happy to critique your thinking on this. Look into your own experience: what

  3. English

    Margot wishes for the end to come in Anne Frank (Act 2 Scene 1). What are some of her Internal motivation and external motivation?

  4. java programming

    Provide a class called Letter for authoring a simple letter. The letter class has three data fields, the name of the sender, the name of the recipient, a body of the letter. 1. Supply the class constructors (default , and

  1. music

    [Verse 1] Cara bella, cara mia bella! (Beautiful dear, my darling beauty!) Mia bambina, oh ciel! (My little girl, oh heaven!) Che la stima! Che la stima! (How I adore you! How I adore you!) O cara mia, addio! (Oh my dear,

  2. integrated science

    I have two questions for you experts out there.. 1.)List and draw six warning symbols found in your home. and 2.)Give three reasons why special attention must be pay to rules in a lab. Thank you so much for your help experts.

  3. keyboarding

    Which one of the following represents the correct format for the salutation of a letter that uses open punctuation? A. Dear Mr. Joseph Rodrigues, B. Mr. Joseph Rodrigues: C. Dear Mr. Rodrigues: D. Dear Mr. Rodrigues

  4. Physics

    If a block of mass 10.0 kg rests on a horizontal surface, and the coefficient of static friction is 0.300, what is the maximum static friction that can act on the block? If you could walk me step by step on completing this

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.