Experience reciprocal teaching in action as 3rd-grade students take the lead in their reading groups. This video showcases a research-based approach, demonstrating how students actively engage with text through the roles of predictor, clarifier, summarizer, and questioner.
A video demonstration of one of the training lessons used in teaching students to implement K-PALS activities with a partner. K-PALS (Kindergarten Peer Assisted Learning Strategies) is a reading intervention program that focuses on phonemic awareness, letter-sound recognition, sight word reading, and decoding.
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.
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.