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How to?

  1. Sign Up
  2. Fill info for your room No, profile
  3. Select your available times
  4. Talk to Ms. Claire Shorthill to activate your account
  5. Select courses that you want to tutor
  6. Talk to your subject teacher for approval of your course
  7. Your subject teacher will approve or disapprove the course. You need to login into your Peer Tutoring system. Your teacher will enter password to approve your course.
  8. Then you name and course will be available to those who need help in the course that you want to tutor
  9. You will receive confirmation email if somebody need your help at your available times. You can confirm or cancel the tutoring sesssion from your email

What do students value most in a tutor?

Friendliness and Patience

Encouragement and confidence-building

Ability to explain challenging rules/ concepts/ vocabulary in new ways

Long-term, supportive relationship

Availability/ flexibility in scheduling

Tutoring Tips

Preparing for a session

If possible, find out what the student wants to work on BEFORE you meet

Exchange contact info in case there is a last-minute cancellation

Choose a quiet, well-lit area

Bring pen/ pencil , notepad , other resources? (e.g., textbook?

When you meet for the first time

Introduce yourself

Get to know the student a bit (e.g. Why did you choose to study this course? How are you

feeling about it?)

Discuss their overall goals for working with a tutor

During the session

Sit next to (rather than across from) your student, so the two of you can work together

Ask questions and offer clues, rather than simply providing answers.

Give clear explanations and feed back .

Cultivate independence

Demonstrate HOW to do something, and then ask the client to re-teach you .

Make sure the student is the one actually doing the work (i .e. D on't just take over !)

Offer additional examples/ questions to “ quiz” the student

Aim for improvement and long-term growth—not perfection!

Ask for explanations of answers—particularly incorrect ones.

Observe and use nonverbal cues (body language, tone of voice, etc.)

Offer praise and encouragement, but without being phony

Acknowledge progress, even if there are stillstru ggles/ error s

Never ridicule incorrect answers

Share your own struggles and strategies , if the student seems frustrated

Be OK with not knowing

If a student asks a question you cannot answer, follow-u p later , or take some time to look it up online

Near the end Review main points

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