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ERIC Number: ED494127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Pages: 262
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-5788-6532-8
The Tutoring Revolution: Applying Research for Best Practices, Policy Implications, and Student Achievement
Gordon, Edward E.; Morgan, Ronald R.; O'Malley, Charles J.; Ponticell, Judith
Rowman & Littlefield Education
This book presents a comprehensive research-driven perspective on what we know and do not know about tutoring. The authors link theories, research, and practice together in a coherent, consistent manner to form a new foundation of specific recommendations and strategies to help improve tutoring across America. The book includes practical guidelines for selecting a tutor and proposes ethical and regulatory tutoring standards for use by tutors and state agencies. It will be useful to educators, researchers, and parents. If a true tutoring revolution is to benefit American education, their participation will be essential to further research on effective tutoring and improve consumer safeguards. Chapters in the book include: (1) Tutoring and Reinventing Title I; (2) The Tutoring Revolution; (3) Learning, Research, Assessment: Where Do We Stand?; (4) Tutoring and the Advancement of Learning; (5) Tutoring Research; (6) Has Tutoring Worked?; (7) The Ethics of Tutoring; and (8) The Future of Tutoring.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Teachers; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A