Tagged : Tag: collaborative learning

February 13, 2018
PTRC Teacher's Lounge Launches

The Peer Tutoring Resource Center has launched a new Facebook group: PTRC Teacher's Lounge. You are invited to be a part of this growing community of k-12 educators who are interested in collaborative learning and other student-centered approaches. From peer tutoring, cooperative learning, personalized learning and project-based learning, to character education and social emotional learning; let's […]

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Post filed under : Special Announcements
January 30, 2018
Collaborative Strategic Reading & Other Peer Tutoring Resources

The following links to peer tutoring and other teaching resources are also listed in the Resource Library and Useful Links sections of this site. Collaborative Strategic Reading Learning Logs by Adolescent Literacy  This reading log form is designed for use with CSR (Collaborative Strategic Reading) assignments. CSR teaches students to work cooperatively on a reading […]

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Post filed under : Peer Tutoring Resources
January 2, 2018
What Would An Online Peer Tutoring Marketplace Look Like?

Sharing Academy was born as the first peer tutoring marketplace for university students, where any student that needed help to learn some subjects could find top-notch colleagues from their same university and area of study willing to help them. In our goal to democratize education, we started an expansion to all kinds of tutoring keeping […]

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Post filed under : Peer Tutoring Program Set-Up
August 18, 2016
Ideas for Training Peer Tutors in Collaborative Session Techniques

Educational environments promote learner engagement through student-centered activities. K-12 settings, in particular, rely on enhanced academic support services in helping students achieve core course objectives through guided instruction and facilitated peer learning. The services of such academic support programs oftentimes range from one-on-one to study group sessions and online tutoring. It is imperative, however, that […]

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Post filed under : Peer Tutoring Tips
June 27, 2016
5 Tips on How to Use Social Media as an Educational Tool

It is safe to say that social networks have become an integral part of the fabric that makes up our lives, for better or worse, and that there is no area which they haven’t influenced, and that includes education. At this moment, millions around the globe are online either looking for, or posting new information. […]

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Post filed under : Teaching Strategies
May 7, 2016
Expanding Your Students' Collaborative Learning Network

What if you extended student group activities beyond the four walls of your classroom? PTRC readers, peer tutoring practitioners and enthusiasts, there are collaborative learning strategies described in this Edutopia article we think you might find interesting and want to incorporate into your classroom management practices. The article’s author, Alex Byland, a special educator needed […]

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Post filed under : Classroom Strategies
March 21, 2016
The Why and How of Collaborative Learning

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Students who are encouraged to take learning into their own hands benefit in a multitude of ways. Using a collaborative approach to learning not only motivates students to be hands-on in their education, but also builds academic […]

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Post filed under : Classroom Strategies
April 7, 2015
Latest Lesson Plan Listings in the Peer Tutoring Resource Library

Whether you’re looking for a simple activity for your students to use in reinforcing a particular math concept or ideas for an enriching class project, the following recently listed peer tutoring lesson plans allow you to take advantage of some of the benefits of peer tutoring techniques without having a full-fledged program. Mathematics Peer Tutoring Activity […]

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July 15, 2014
A Quick Start Guide to Using Project Based Learning (PBL) in the Classroom

A compilation of resources to help get you up to speed with project based learning. What is Project Based Learning? According to the Buck Institute of Education, “Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to a […]

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Post filed under : Classroom Strategies

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