When his elementary grade students came back to class for in-person learning after COVID lockdowns, this art teacher noticed his students' struggle to concentrate and absorb new information in group settings. In an attempt to mitigate the issue, he devised Rob's Learning Tree, a peer-to-peer teaching method.
Gain inspiration for your own tutor training curriculum from these series of short peer tutor training videos used in the program at Jefferson College, Missouri.
Also available are the peer tutoring resource library donations made by Rosmery Milczewski (math teacher featured in this Teaching Channel video).
An event organized by the R.A.D Schwartz Foundation in partnership with Oakland Unified School District and Urban Strategies Council for educators and peer tutoring practitioners to learn about the effects of peer tutoring strategies on literacy and school climate, and how to effectively apply such strategies. Watch video clips of some of the symposium speakers.
Dr. Chad Gestson, Director of School Leadership at Phoenix Union High School District and former principal of Camelback High School (CBHS), Arizona talks about the design and implementation of the highly successful peer tutoring program that transformed the once failing school.
This video animation by Mark Drollinger demonstrates how classwide peer tutoring is conducted. Video is accompanied by a leaderboard for tracking student progress
Eric Mazur explains why he employs peer instruction methods in his Harvard University Physics course. Though focused on higher education, the points raised in this video are very much applicable to peer tutoring in k-12 settings, particularly at the high school level