Category : Category: Peer Tutors

July 7, 2015
High School Tutor Training Curriculum for Students Serving as Tutors to their Special Needs Peers

Peer Tutor Handbook: A Curriculum for High School Students Serving as Peer Tutors to Students with Special Needs is a peer tutor training guide listed in the peer tutoring resource library and certainly worth exploring! Originally published in 1995, the document was written as an instructional guide for the high schools that participated in a peer tutoring program […]

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June 23, 2015
Training Peer Tutors Online and In-Person

The following is a guest post by Dr. Sandi Ayaz, explaining the peer tutor training services available through the National Tutoring Association (NTA). Dr. Ayaz is the Executive Director of the NTA, with over 25 years of experience in educating, training and supporting tutors. She is also a master certified tutor trainer / administrator as […]

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January 23, 2015
College Scholarships for K-12 Peer Tutors

The National Scholar Foundation (NSF) – an organization founded by North Carolina high school student and peer tutor, Michael Nock – has set up the NSF Peer Tutoring Scholarship Competition to reward outstanding middle and high school peer tutors around the nation with college scholarships. The grand prize for this year’s competition is $1,000 along […]

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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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June 17, 2014
National Scholar Foundation Inc. | Encouraging the Growth & Development of Peer Tutoring

 Today we’re featuring an organization that aims to “educate and inspire through peer based academic support.” The National Scholar Foundation Inc. was founded by high school student, Michael Nock, a peer tutor and a junior (this fall) at Wake Early College of Health and Sciences High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. Michael is also pursuing […]

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