Tagged : Tag: peer tutoring strategies

October 29, 2021
An All-New Peer Tutoring Resource Center Website

If you've been paying attention recently to our social media channels, you might have noticed that we had hinted at something new coming to the PTRC. And if you visited this site in recent times you probably noticed a "New Site Coming Soon" headline displayed at the top of the web pages. Well, that something […]

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Post filed under : Special Announcements
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
March 25, 2015
Profile of a Peer Tutoring Practitioner

Today’s article features Laura Dougherty, a recent contributor to the Peer Tutoring Resource Center's ( PTRC ) research library, who donated a report based on her findings from using peer tutoring techniques in her science class . The report was written while she was a teacher at Glasgow Middle School VA, where she had also implemented a […]

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Post filed under : Peer Tutoring Practitioners
October 10, 2014
Peer Tutor Training Resources

Qualified peer tutors are at the heart of an effective peer tutoring program. However, developing effective tutors requires a sound tutor training program. A good tutor training regimen doesn’t always have to be elaborate and formal. How you go about training students for their roles as tutors largely depends on the purpose of the tutoring […]

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Post filed under : Peer Tutoring Resources
June 30, 2014
Peer Tutoring as a Deeper Learning Practice

A lot of information and articles have emerged regarding the topic of deeper learning. While this might seem like another buzzword, the concepts of deeper learning aren’t new to education and its goals for all students: a thorough mastery of core academic content and the ability to apply this information in solving complex real world problems. […]

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Post filed under : Classwide Peer Tutoring, Peer Tutoring Practitioners
March 31, 2014
Peer Tutoring Symposium, Oakland CA

We are marking the one year anniversary of our peer tutoring symposium by closing out this month with a recap of the event. The well attended March 2013 forum was held at Mills College, Oakland CA and sponsored by the R.A.D. Schwartz Foundation in collaboration with Oakland Unified School District and Urban Strategies Council. The purpose […]

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Post filed under : Peer Tutoring Resource Center, Peer Tutoring Resources
February 11, 2014
Using Color to Enliven a Tutoring Session

This is a guest post by Ishmael Brown, Jr., owner of InfiNeXt Educational Solutions: TUTORING IN COLOR What would the world look like without color, or just black and white? At some point long ago in the past, we had the fortune of viewing television shows in black- and‐white. It was a breakthrough at the […]

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Post filed under : Peer Tutoring Tips
January 23, 2014
Preparing Your Students for Classwide Peer Tutoring

  A major factor in running a successful classwide peer tutoring program has to do with how well students are trained to become effective peer tutors. We presented the scenario below to Dr. Sandi Ayaz of the National Tutoring Association: Jane is an elementary school 3rd grade English teacher who teaches in a public school. […]

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Post filed under : Classwide Peer Tutoring, Peer Tutoring Tips

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