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Introduction to the Common Peer Tutoring Models Used in K-12

Introduction to the Common Peer Tutoring Models Used in K-12

What is Peer Tutoring?

A research-supported instructional strategy in which students work together, usually in pairs for the purpose of practicing and mastering academic skills or concepts. Peer tutoring is a broad term for a variety of tutoring situations that occur among students of same or different ages.

Same-age Peer Tutoring

In this model, tutoring occurs between students of the same age or grade level. Peer tutoring can be conducted among students within the same classroom as well as students from different classrooms.

Cross-age ...

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Profile of a Peer Tutoring Practitioner

Profile of a Peer Tutoring Practitioner

Today’s article features Laura Dougherty, a recent contributor to the Peer Tutoring Resource Center’s ( PTRC ) research library, who donated a report based on her findings from using peer tutoring techniques in her science class . The report was written while she was a teacher at Glasgow Middle School VA, where she had also implemented a schoolwide peer tutoring program.

Laura Dougherty currently teaches 8th grade Physical Science at Lake Braddock ...

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Preparing Your Students for Classwide Peer Tutoring

Preparing Your Students for Classwide Peer Tutoring

 

A major factor in running a successful classwide peer tutoring program has to do with how well students are trained to become effective peer tutors. We presented the scenario below to Dr. Sandi Ayaz of the National Tutoring Association:

Jane is an elementary school 3rd grade English teacher who teaches in a public school. She has a rather large class size and wishes she had more time to give one-on-one assistance to her students in order to help reinforce previously presented ...

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