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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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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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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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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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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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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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Profile of a Peer Tutoring Practitioner

Today’s article features Laura Dougherty, a recent contributor to the Peer Tutoring Resource Center's ( PTRC ) research library, who donated a report based on her findings from using peer tutoring techniques in her science class . The report was written while she was a teacher at Glasgow Middle School VA, where she had also implemented a […]
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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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Peer Tutoring Resources From Flushing International High School, New York

We’re pleased to share some new peer tutoring documents submitted by Rosmery Milczewski. These documents are from the Math peer tutoring program led by Milczewski, a Flushing International High School Math teacher in New York, who started the tutoring program to meet the needs of different students. The tutors receive community service hours, while the […]

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