ERIC Number: ED408283
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Peer Tutoring for K-12 Success. Fastback 415.
Foster-Harrison, Elizabeth S.
This pamphlet describes the key elements necessary for a successful schoolwide or classroom-based tutoring program, explores the benefits for tutors and tutees, and explains the steps that are necessary for the effective training of tutors. The first section looks at peer and cross-age tutoring, including terms and definitions and the benefits of using students as tutors. The next section focuses on developing an effective tutoring program, including the keys to success, the 16 steps to getting started, and agendas for training tutors. The third section on frequently asked questions about tutoring covers location, classroom setup, length of sessions, tutor load, scheduling, transportation issues, materials, appropriateness of subjects, and credit for tutoring. (ND)
Descriptors: Cross Age Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education, Peer Teaching, Program Development, Remedial Instruction, Teaching Methods, Tutorial Programs, Tutoring
Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 408 N. Union, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.