• Peer tutoring is an evidence-based, student-led instructional strategy used to support improved academic achievement and social-emotional outcomes across the nation for more than 30 years.

    Peer tutoring is an evidence-based, student-led instructional strategy used to support improved academic achievement and social-emotional outcomes across the nation for more than 30 years.
     
  • National research shows that students involved in peer tutoring show higher academic achievement, improved relationships with peers, improved personal and social development, and increased motivation.

    National research shows that students involved in peer tutoring show higher academic achievement, improved relationships with peers, improved personal and social development, and increased motivation.
     
  • Peer tutoring produces academic and social-emotional improvements across the learning spectrum, including average-achieving, at-risk, low-performing, English Language learner, and learning disabled students.

    Peer tutoring produces academic and social-emotional improvements across the learning spectrum, including average-achieving, at-risk, low-performing, English Language learner, and learning disabled students.
     

Peer Tutoring Success Story: Camelback High School, Arizona

Video about the role of peer tutoring in the remarkable transformation of a school that once suffered from high failure rates. Get some background information about Camelback High School >>

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Welcome to the Online Peer Tutoring Resource Center!

We launched this site in November 2013 to support you, the k-12 educator, in developing and maintaining peer tutoring in your classroom, school or district- and to promote strategies that help students bond through shared learning. On this site you will find links to resources for setting up different types of programs as well as research on best practices. Our blog is another rich resource that showcases successful peer tutoring practitioners, expert advice from educators and informative articles on pressing K12 education topics. Our forum provides the opportunity to similarly learn from each other, ask and answer questions, and to share experiences, challenges and successes. Please help us build this learning community by providing feedback and sharing resources of your own!