Tagged : Tag: social and emotional learning

March 27, 2018
A Character Education Program for the Middle Grades

Apart from academic improvement being a common motivator for engaging students in peer tutoring, this student-led strategy has also been adopted by educators to improve social-emotional outcomes. Not only do students who participate in peer tutoring experience gains in academic achievement, this practice also fosters improved relationships with peers, improved personal and social development, and […]

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Post filed under : Character Education
July 25, 2016
Thoughts and Reflections on Social and Emotional Learning: Walking the Talk as Educators

As educators, we face several obstacles every day. Social-emotional learning is one challenge we face on a daily basis with our colleagues, students, and administration.  At some point during the day, educators must assist students with managing emotions and giving them guidance in setting positive goals. As a special education teacher in Reno, Nevada, little […]

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Post filed under : Teaching Strategies
February 20, 2015
Peer Tutoring in the Science Content Area: A Teacher’s Findings

The latest addition to the peer tutoring research library is a report by Laura Dougherty in which she reflects on her experiences in employing peer tutoring practices in a 6th grade science class at Glasgow Middle School, Alexandria, Virginia. The study was conducted as part of George Mason University's Language Minority Beginning Teacher Induction Project. Dougherty's class comprised of students […]

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Post filed under : Classwide Peer Tutoring, Peer Tutoring Practitioners
April 21, 2014
Using Cross Age Tutoring to Foster Social and Emotional Learning

This is a guest post by Robbie Torney, a kindergarten teacher at Lighthouse Community Charter School in Oakland, CA. He is a graduate of the Stanford Teacher Education Program and also a recipient of the America Achieves fellowship for outstanding teachers.   Mr. Torney and Paulina B. listen to Monse M. read Social and emotional […]

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Post filed under : Cross Age Tutoring, Peer Tutoring Practitioners

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