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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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March 16, 2021
Peer Tutoring Resource Library Update | March '21

Outlined below are the latest resources from the peer tutoring resource library Schoolwide Model Resources Peer Tutor Recruitment, Training and Evaluation Helpful Tips for Peer Tutors Tips for how to be a peer tutor, how to handle right / wrong answers and more by peer tutor coordinator at Morgan Elementary B.C. Canada, Robert Taddei. Peer […]

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February 9, 2021
SSWCA 2021 Conference Announcement

Below is a special announcement from the Secondary School Writing Centers Association. Secondary School Writing Centers Association annual conference will take place from Friday, March 13 through Saturday, March 20, 2021. Due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, SSWCA 2021 will be a virtual conference this March. We are excited about the possibilities this […]

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February 8, 2021
Peer Tutoring Resource Materials by West Springfield High School

This post highlights sample peer tutoring resource materials donated by West Springfield High School's peer tutoring program director, Melissa Morgan. Featured in a previous post, you can learn more about the program in this article. Peer Tutoring Intro Sheet Used at the beginning of a tutoring session, this information-gathering form helps collect data on who […]

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January 28, 2021
Running a Virtual Peer Tutoring Program at West Springfield High School

The Peer Tutoring Resource Center conducted a Q & A with Melissa Morgan, English teacher and director of the peer tutoring program at West Springfield High School in Virginia. It's Morgan's second year in the role of director and we hope you'll gain some inspiration as you read about how the program operates. Purpose of […]

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December 1, 2020
Civics Peer Learning Activity: The Classroom Exchange

Looking for an engaging civics classroom activity that takes advantage of peer learning? Learn about the Peer-to-Peer Classroom Exchange program. The Peer-to-Peer Classroom Exchange is a civics teaching activity created by the National Constitution Center. The program's participants are middle and high school students who get matched with other participating classrooms across the United States […]

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November 10, 2020
Peer Tutoring Resource Library Update | November '20

The latest resources from the resource library are outlined below. Schoolwide Model Resources Peer Tutoring Program Design and Planning Teaching Peer Tutoring in the Elementary Writing Center A review of the book, “They’re All Writers”: Teaching Peer Tutoring in the Elementary Writing Center by Jennifer Sanders and Rebecca L. Damron, reviewed on the Praxis, a writing center […]

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