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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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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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Profile of a Peer Tutoring Program - Lincoln Sudbury Youth Peer Tutoring

A great way to find ideas for setting up or improving your own peer tutoring program is by learning from the experiences of others in the development of their own programs. Today, we offer you an opportunity to learn about the peer tutoring program of Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School (LSRHS) in Massachusetts. We’d like […]
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Using Cross Age Tutoring to Foster Social and Emotional Learning

This is a guest post by Robbie Torney, a kindergarten teacher at Lighthouse Community Charter School in Oakland, CA. He is a graduate of the Stanford Teacher Education Program and also a recipient of the America Achieves fellowship for outstanding teachers.   Mr. Torney and Paulina B. listen to Monse M. read Social and emotional […]
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Success is Mandatory: The Peer Tutoring Program that Saved Camelback High School

Today, we bring you the story of a school that has successfully employed peer tutoring strategies in transforming from a failing school into a promising and inspiring educational institution worthy of emulation. A Brief History Camelback High School is a public school in Phoenix, Arizona that was founded in 1954. By 1985, it is said […]

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