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October 31, 2017
Peer-Based Reading & Math Interventions by Learning Together

In this edition of our peer tutoring program spotlight, we’re featuring The Learning Together Company. We reached out to learn more about their program and compiled the responses we received in the sections below. Introduction I'm Joann Cassell, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Together. I am the editor for several teams of educators […]

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June 6, 2017
Mason High Peer Tutoring Program Design

Mason High school is a suburban school in Mason, Ohio with a student population of 3,400. Its schoolwide peer tutoring program which opened at the beginning of the 2016 school year, was created by its program advisor, Jere Clark who has taught at the school for 11 years. Motivation for Creating a Peer Tutoring Program […]

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October 27, 2016
Peer Tutoring at Arvada High School

Background The Peer Tutoring program at Arvada High School in Arvada, Colorado began just this 2016-2017 school year. The program was developed in order to target those students in our school who are failing one or more classes due to missing assignments. The majority of those whom we tutor are 9th graders because we can […]

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May 25, 2016
Coordinating Cross-Age Tutoring Between Two Schools: Q&A with Carrabec Peer Tutoring Program Facilitator

Carrabec High School and Carrabec Community School: The Need for a Cross-Age Peer Tutoring Program The schools being featured today are described by Solomon Heifets as rural schools, each with less than 200 students, located in North Anson, Maine, across the river from an old mill town. More than 70% of students qualify for free […]

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January 12, 2016
Schoolwide Peer Tutoring Program Spotlight: Trantwood Elementary, VA

Happy New Year! The PTRC is excited to kick off its 2016 blogging year with this peer tutoring program spotlight featuring Trantwood Elementary School. At this time, many educators like you are entering the new year thinking about what new approaches to try or how to improve your already existing systems. Got peer tutoring on […]

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October 28, 2015
Peer Tutoring in Reading Comprehension Guide

Reading and literacy are content areas in which peer tutoring strategies are commonly employed. A properly administered peer tutoring strategy can make a significant impact in the learning outcomes of participating students. Our recently added resource library listing does an effective job of explaining some peer tutoring models that are appropriate for practicing reading and comprehension […]

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May 15, 2015
Introduction to the Common Peer Tutoring Models Used in K-12

What is Peer Tutoring? A research-supported instructional strategy in which students work together, usually in pairs for the purpose of practicing and mastering academic skills or concepts. Peer tutoring is a broad term for a variety of tutoring situations that occur among students of same or different ages. Same-age Peer Tutoring In this model, tutoring […]

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April 30, 2015
Using Peer Tutors to Help Students with Disabilities

This article features special education teacher Sylvia Liddle who is also the coordinator of a peer tutoring program designed to assist the special needs students of Payson High School, Utah. The peer tutoring program caters to students with autism and other disabilities. In this post, Ms. Liddle explains how the program is implemented. Background According […]

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January 27, 2015
Peer Tutoring Strategies: Spotlight on the Peer Enabled Restructured Classroom

One aspect of peer tutoring that doesn't get much mention is the benefit of the practice to the peer tutor. The subject of peer tutoring is often examined from the perspective of academic gains made by the tutee. Numerous research studies focus on the benefits of peer tutoring to the tutee and most peer tutoring programs […]

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