Category : Category: Classwide Peer Tutoring

September 26, 2017
ClassWide Peer Tutoring: A Gamified Learning Activity

Gamification Versus Game-based Learning Gamification as a teaching strategy aims to enhance learning by using a game-style format to motivate students to participate in learning activities. Gamification is sometimes confused with game-based learning. In game-based learning, students learn through games, while in gamification, game-like elements are applied to non-game activities to boost student motivation and […]

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September 19, 2016
Data-Driven Peer Tutoring (With a Bonus for Khan Academy Users)

As the school year starts, check out Splor! Splor allows students to search for skills / concepts and find peers who’ve mastered them. Typically, I’d start by touting the benefits of peer tutoring and peer teaching, but the Peer Tutoring Resource Center already has. So, instead, I’ll share three benefits of using technology to facilitate peer teaching: 1. Splor […]

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February 20, 2015
Peer Tutoring in the Science Content Area: A Teacher’s Findings

The latest addition to the peer tutoring research library is a report by Laura Dougherty in which she reflects on her experiences in employing peer tutoring practices in a 6th grade science class at Glasgow Middle School, Alexandria, Virginia. The study was conducted as part of George Mason University's Language Minority Beginning Teacher Induction Project. Dougherty's class comprised of students […]

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June 30, 2014
Peer Tutoring as a Deeper Learning Practice

A lot of information and articles have emerged regarding the topic of deeper learning. While this might seem like another buzzword, the concepts of deeper learning aren’t new to education and its goals for all students: a thorough mastery of core academic content and the ability to apply this information in solving complex real world problems. […]

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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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