LGBTQIA+ MENTORSHIP, EDUCATION, AND EMPOWERMENT *FREE
A GED course, short for General Educational Development course, is an educational program designed to help individuals who have not completed high school earn an equivalent credential. The GED program provides an opportunity for adults and young adults to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in core academic subjects at a level equivalent to that of a high school graduate. Here's how it works:
LGBTQIA + highschool students are 4 times more likley to drop out of highschool than their cis hetero peers.
While there are various reason for dropping out and vary on the individal some students report that bulluing, a non inclusive environment, being disaplined unafairlily and non inclusive educations leeds many to feel disengaged educationaly and socialy.
Wheather you are a teen or well into adulthood, our program aims to restore what was lost and provide a foundation to thrive.
*Testing: After completing our GED course, students must register to take the official GED test. This test consists of multiple-choice questions, short answer responses, and an essay portion. Students must pass each subject area to earn their GED credential.
Our tutors primary role is to help students understand and master course material, improve their study skills, and achieve their academic goals.
Academic Support: Tutors assist students in specific subjects or academic areas where they may be struggling. This includes mathematics, science, language arts, foreign languages, and various other subjects.
Clarification and Explanation: Tutors clarify complex concepts, explain difficult topics, and break down information into more understandable components. They use different teaching methods to cater to individual learning styles.
Homework and Assignment Help: Tutors help students complete homework assignments, projects, and coursework by guiding them through the problem-solving process and offering explanations and examples.
Test Preparation: Tutors prepare students for exams by reviewing key concepts, providing practice problems, and teaching test-taking strategies. This can include standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, GRE, or specific subject-based tests.
Study Skills and Time Management: Tutors teach students effective study techniques, time management skills, and organization methods to enhance their overall academic performance.
Writing Assistance: Tutors assist with writing assignments, essays, research papers, and lab reports. They help students develop strong writing skills, including grammar, structure, and content.
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Tutors foster critical thinking skills by encouraging students to analyze information, ask questions, and solve problems independently.
Individualized Learning: Tutors tailor their teaching approach to each student's unique needs and learning style. They adapt their methods to ensure comprehension and progress.
An LGBTQIA mentor serves as a supportive guide and role model for individuals within the LGBTQIA+ community. They provide assistance, encouragement, and guidance to help mentees navigate their unique experiences and challenges related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression. Here's a brief description of what an LGBTQIA mentor would typically do:
Provide Emotional Support: Offer a safe, nonjudgmental space for mentees to openly express their feelings, concerns, and experiences related to their LGBTQIA+ identity.
Offer Guidance and Advice: Share personal experiences and insights to help mentees navigate issues such as coming out, self-acceptance, relationships, discrimination, and finding a supportive community.
Advocate for LGBTQIA+ Rights and Inclusion: Encourage mentees to advocate for LGBTQIA+ rights and inclusivity in their communities and workplaces, empowering them to make a positive impact.
Encourage Self-Expression and Authenticity: Support mentees in embracing and celebrating their true selves, whether they are exploring their identity or fully embracing it. Encourage self-expression and authenticity.
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Join us as we embark on this educational journey together. At Queer University, we are dedicated to providing our students with a unique and transformative learning experience. Our courses and programs are designed to challenge our students intellectually, and to foster a deep understanding of social justice issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. We believe that education is an essential tool for change, and we are excited to see how our students will use their learning to create a more equitable and inclusive world.