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May 27, 2020
Peer Tutoring Amidst School Closures | How One High School Moved Its Program Online

This is a follow-up post on the peer tutoring program of Pioneer Valley High School, which was recently featured on this blog. In the article below, program coordinator, Heidi Leal shares what has been done to keep their peer tutoring program running during mandatory school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. April 20th commenced our […]

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May 20, 2020
YTeach: A Peer-to-Peer Tutoring App That Offers Schools Their Greatest Learning Resource

YTeach was created by a student who knew that just like him, students constantly had questions, and there likely was someone within his school who could help him understand how to find the answers. He understood that students seeking help often face not knowing who to ask or have trouble trying to find the time […]

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May 13, 2020
Peer Tutoring Program Showcase: Pioneer Valley High School

Update: There is a follow-up article about how this peer tutoring program has adapted to the online space during pandemic school closures. Today's article features the peer tutoring program at Pioneer Valley High School, Santa Maria CA. Read on to learn more from Heidi Leal about this thriving program. Program Lead Heidi Leal, Peer Tutoring […]

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March 24, 2020
Supporting Learning During COVID-19: Resource Ideas Teachers Can Share with Students & Families

During this inconvenient but necessary period of school closures to help curb the spread of the Coronavirus, educators like yourself are facing some unprecedented challenges. Students and their families are looking to you to offer directions for transitioning into a home learning environment, while you are also trying to navigate the uncharted waters of long-distance […]

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January 31, 2020
Peer Tutoring Resource Library Update | Jan '20

Here are the most recent additions to the peer tutoring resource library: Schoolwide Model Resources Category: Peer Tutoring Program Design and Planning Peer Tutoring Overview and Implementation A brief guide by the Council for Learning Disabilities explaining the what and why of peer tutoring, frequently used peer tutoring models, tips for tutor training and peer […]

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October 29, 2019
Peer Tutoring Resource Library Update | October '19

A round-up of the latest updates in the peer tutoring resource library: Schoolwide Model Resources Category: Peer Tutoring Program Design & Planning High School Peer Tutoring Course Curriculum As stated in the curriculum, the purpose of this peer tutoring course is to develop communication and interpersonal skills, organizational skills, learning and study skills, creative problem […]

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August 6, 2019
Peer Tutoring Resource Library Update | August '19

Here are the most recent additions to the peer tutoring resource library: Schoolwide Model Resources Category: Peer Tutor Recruitment, Training and Evaluation Lewis & Clark High School Peer Tutor Training Presentation A sample tutor training PowerPoint document donated by Lewis & Clark High School. LCHS Peer Tutor Application¬† Sample peer tutor application form by Lewis […]

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July 24, 2019
An Interview with Brookland Middle School's Peer Tutoring Program Coordinator

The Peer Tutoring Resource Center wishes to thank Robin Woodfolk for taking time to share inspiration from her peer tutoring program at Brookland Middle School, VA. Introduction My name is Robin Woodfolk and I am the Homework Club and Peer Tutoring Program Coordinator here at Brookland Middle School. The peer tutors work exclusively with the […]

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May 14, 2019
Peer Tutoring at Lewis & Clark

Peer Tutoring Program Inspiration Courtesy of Lewis & Clark High School LCHS is an urban school with the largest and most socioeconomically diverse student population in Spokane Public Schools. It is the oldest high school in the district with a building that dates back to 1902 renovated in 2002 registered on the National Register of […]

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