Peer Tutoring Was Set Up
Because Students Seemed Reluctant to Contact Tutors They Didn't Know
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University's Pre-College TRIO Programs introduced peer tutoring for their
students in recent years because they found high school students reluctant
to call on help from tutors they didn't know.
tutors have the same teachers, they know the text books, often they
already have a relationship with the student who could use some
tutoring," says Julie Bú, Upward Bound teacher from BSU in the
Caldwell High School, whose students are both tutors and students using
the tutoring provides income, "and offers better experience for
pre-college students than, for example, slinging hamburgers," says
of those wonderful programs where everyone wins."
Next: How Peer
(left) likes being
tutored by Ashley Cardona because "She understood what I was talking
Tia Short organizes two four-hour training
sessions for peer tutors. More...