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June 14, 2022
Keeping Things Simple When Growing A Peer Tutoring Program | Hartford Union High School

When starting a peer tutoring program, it's often best to keep things as simple as possible as you'll see in today's feature of the program at Hartford Union High School, Wisconsin, supervised by Dave Lynch, School Counselor & National Honor Society Advisor. Currently in its 5th year, the peer tutoring program provides academic support for […]

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April 26, 2022
Peer Tutoring at Maine South High School

"We aim to uplift our fellow peers in a safe and comfortable atmosphere in order to give them the friendly support and encouragement they need to grow and succeed as learners!" - Zanfina Muja, peer tutoring program sponsor at Maine South High School in Park Ridge, Illinois. Read on to learn more about today's peer […]

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March 7, 2022
Peer Tutoring Resource Library Update | March '22

Below are the most recent items listed in the peer tutoring resource library. Schoolwide Model Resources Peer Tutor Training / Recruitment Daviess County High School Peer Tutoring Application Peer tutor application form used in the special education program at Daviess County High School. Peer Tutor Form | Parkwood High School The peer tutoring program at […]

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October 29, 2021
An All-New Peer Tutoring Resource Center Website

If you've been paying attention recently to our social media channels, you might have noticed that we had hinted at something new coming to the PTRC. And if you visited this site in recent times you probably noticed a "New Site Coming Soon" headline displayed at the top of the web pages. Well, that something […]

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July 13, 2021
YTeach: A Peer Tutoring Platform to Try Out This Fall

What is YTeach? YTeach is the Uber of K-12 Peer Assisted Learning. Through our mobile app, students can schedule free lessons with their peers with the click of abutton. As a result, they can engage and foster relationships with their peer mentors in additionto developing a growth mindset for long-term learning. YTeach is also a […]

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June 15, 2021
Peer Tutoring Resource Library Update | June '21

Below is a roundup of the latest resources from the peer tutoring resource library. Schoolwide Model Resources Peer Tutoring Program Design and Planning Effective Practices for Online Tutoring Written for the community college setting, this paper by the Academic Senate for California CommunityColleges Transfer, Articulation, and Student Services (TASSC) committee which aims to assist community […]

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May 18, 2021
Call to Submit: "When It's Too Hard to Say Out Loud: Students on Centers of Writing"

Submit to the student-authored personal essay collection called When It’s Too Hard to Say Out Loud: Students on Centers of Writing. We feature the works of tutors and tutees who have discovered both rhetorical and human identity within global writing centers. Focusing on themes such as the agency gained from giving and receiving writing assistance, the […]

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May 10, 2021
Peer Tutoring at Evanston Township High School

The peer tutoring program at Evanston Township High School. Evanston IL, is run by program coordinator Ms. Avani Khandhar who is responsible for tutor recruitment, training and troubleshooting when tutors / tutees are not meeting expectations. The program matches tutors and tutees for peer tutoring. Prior to the pandemic, tutors and tutees met in person […]

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April 20, 2021
Running a Student-Led Peer Tutoring Club

This article features the operations of Peer Tutors, the peer tutoring program at Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, Illinois as explained by tutors and co-sponsors, Kelly Caplan and Geriann Pioquinto. Purpose of Peer Tutoring Program According to their mission statement, the program's purpose is to positively impact, directly or indirectly, the student to student learning experience, […]

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