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February 11, 2014
Using Color to Enliven a Tutoring Session

This is a guest post by Ishmael Brown, Jr., owner of InfiNeXt Educational Solutions: TUTORING IN COLOR What would the world look like without color, or just black and white? At some point long ago in the past, we had the fortune of viewing television shows in black- and‐white. It was a breakthrough at the […]

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January 31, 2014
Starting and Implementing a Peer Tutoring Program

Based on our observation, it seems relatively easier to find research supporting the benefits of peer tutoring than finding information on how to actually get a program started. This article provides a brief overview of how to set up a peer tutoring program at your school . The Peer Tutoring Manual written by retired Oakland […]

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January 23, 2014
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. […]

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December 30, 2013
A Successful 2013 at the Peer Tutoring Resource Center

As this year comes to a close, we believe a vote of thanks is in order. We are grateful for being able to launch the Peer Tutoring Resource Center (PTRC) website this past November, and we are also thrilled about the positive feedback and support we’ve received in such a short amount of time! The […]

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December 10, 2013
Welcome to the Peer Tutoring Resource Center (PTRC) Blog

Welcome to the Peer Tutoring Resource Center blog where we’ll be announcing newly discovered resources and sharing the latest news and events surrounding peer tutoring and k-12 education. This website is built around the premise of collaborative learning. We want this site to be a community portal of forward-thinking educators who are always on the […]

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March 4, 2013
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.
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January 28, 2013
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.
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June 13, 2012
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.
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