Outlined below are some of the most recent links that have been added to the peer tutoring resource library:
A software platform designed to improve the efficiency and sustainability of peer tutoring programs.
Reading Tutor Curriculum by New Nouveau Brunswick, Canada Education & Early Childhood Department
This hundred plus page curriculum guide is designed to give 12th grade students the experience of being literacy tutors to students between grade levels 2 – 9. Tutors receive course credit while tutees receive reading assistance. The guide contains sample forms and materials, book lists and other relevant resources.
Peer Tutor Code of Conduct & Confidentiality Agreement | Needham Public Schools
A professional and academic code of conduct and confidentiality agreement form by the special education department at Needham Public Schools.
Fee-based resource by Gold Canary on Teachers Pay Teachers aimed at preparing older student tutors for a reading buddy arrangement
Peer Tutoring Role Play for a Writing Center Setting
Interactive peer tutor training activity by Penn State University
Peer Tutoring Program Documents by Mountain Brook High School
Peer tutor faculty recommendation form, peer tutor guidelines and application form from Mountain Brook High School Writing Lab.
Needham Youth Services Peer Tutor Application Form
The peer tutoring program by Needham Youth Services, MA matches high school students tutors with youth entering third through eighth grades who have shown a need for additional academic support.
How to Prepare Students for Peer Tutoring
Article from Summit Learning describing strategies for training tutors and pairing students based on assessment data and student strengths.
Partner Reading: An Evidence-Based Practice Teacher’s Guide
As written in this publication by The University of Texas at Austin / The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk: “The purpose of this guide is to provide teachers a feasible partner reading procedure that can be used in middle school classrooms”
Five Keys to Successful Peer Tutoring
Article on the website of The Australian Society of Evidenced Based Teaching, describes five approaches to peer tutoring that are twice as effective as other methods.
Making Cooperative Learning Powerful
Article from ASCD explaining five strategies teachers can use to get the greatest benefit possible from cooperative learning and ensure that collaboration enhances learning.
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