Peer Tutoring as a Strategy for Positive Behavior EMSTAC(Elementary & Middle Schools Technical Assistance Center) has on its website, a summary of how peer tutoring can be used to support positive student behavior.It mentions a few activity examples for implementing peer tutoring in reading and math, as well as tutor training methods.
RTI Toolkit: A Practical Guide for Schools by Intervention Central RTI Toolkit: A Practical Guide for Schools The Classroom Teacher as Intervention ‘First Responder’: Tools for Academic Intervention and Assessment is a detailed guide to using peer tutoring and other select interventions for reading, math and writing with accompanying sample worksheets and forms for conducting such interventions. The guide also covers methods of classroom data collection and comes with sample forms and worksheets for the procedures.
Peer Tutoring for Students with Autism
This descriptive guide on Teacher Vision explains an approach in which socially competent peers learn to use effective teaching techniques and positive reinforcement to teach academic subjects to classmates with autism.
Utah State Office of Education Peer Tutor Guidelines
This document provides schools with direction for establishing an effective peer tutoring program in which students with disabilities are the recipients of tutoring. The publication contains sample forms and printables for tutor recruitment, evaluation, training and peer tutoring program design.
Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program
A cross-age reading program (based on PBS show, Martha Speaks) pairs kindergarten students with fourth or fifth grade students and addresses the educational needs of children with limited vocabulary knowledge.
Making Peer Tutoring Work
Written by Joseph R. Jenkins and Linda Jenkins, this document hosted on the website of the ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) provides guidelines based on the peer tutoring models used at Lake Washington School District.
Peer Tutoring Parent Consent Letter by Rosmery Milczewski
A sample letter and sign-up slip used at Flushing International High School, NY that requests parent permission for a student to receive tutoring through the school’s peer tutoring program.
Peer Tutoring Handbook for Tutors and Mentor Teachers
A guide from the peer tutoring program at Tennessee High School, Bristol TN – a program geared towards students with disabilities that are included in the general curriculum. The guide contains tips for keeping the program successful and some guidelines for tutors.
Peer Tutoring Manual
A comprehensive manual to help you explore the possibilities that peer tutoring offers, start up a new program or improve and expand the one you have already. This manual also includes reproducible letters, forms, worksheets and lesson plans.
Guide to Peer and Cross-age Tutoring
An explanation of peer and cross-age tutoring methods along with tools, ideas and strategies for developing and maintaining a peer and cross-age tutoring program – a resource guide from Washington Reading Corps.
Planning and Using Peer Tutoring
An examination of peer and cross-age tutoring in a multi-grade classroom. This document provides guidelines for building peer tutoring skills and routines among students of differing grade levels.