ERIC Number: ED332283
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Developing a Peer Tutoring Program for Year-Round Education.
Zsiray, Stephen W., Jr.; Peterson, Holly
This paper summarizes an effective peer tutoring program used in both elementary and middle school programs in the Cache School District (North Logan, Utah). In year-round education programs, students have off-track time during the school year at four different intervals. This time is often utilized by school districts to give students additional educational experiences. The formal name given to the off-track program is intersession. The authors describe a peer tutoring program that has given middle school students the opportunity to return to elementary school settings and work with younger children in a variety of capacities ranging from reading aloud to groups of children, working in one-on-one tutorial situations, to correcting papers. In addition, at the middle school level peer tutors can work with students during intersession times who are in need of remediation in the core subjects as well as assist teachers in various classroom assignments. To date, 182 students have participated in the program. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Middle School Association (Long Beach, CA, November 14-17, 1990).