Birmingham City Schools $29.5M Plan to Address Learning Loss

Every other Saturday, Principal Janice Drake drives to Birmingham’s Brown Elementary School to help teachers catch students up on reading and math. “We just can’t get enough intervention,” she said recently, as two new tutors sat beside her, poring over bright red and green packets that listed the students they’d be coaching for the spring semester.
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Oklahoma’s New Tutoring Program Helps Kids Struggling With Math

More than 150 Oklahoma teachers and college students are earning extra money by tutoring 8th graders who are struggling with math. This is the third week for the federally funded pilot program, first announced by the State Department of Education back in November of 2021. For three days a week,...
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Lake County Adult Literacy Program Schedules Virtual Tutor Training

The Lake County Library’s Adult Literacy Program has scheduled a new Virtual Literacy Tutor Training for February 2022. The training consists of two 2-hour sessions on Wednesday February 2nd, 2022 and Wednesday February 9th, 2022. The training will take place on Zoom from 10 am to 12 pm for both sessions. They will be hosted by the new Adult Literacy Program Coordinator, Georgina Marie Guardado, also Lake County’s Poet Laureate from 2020-2024, and facilitated by Lake County Literacy Coalition Board Member and Literacy Tutor Pam Klier.
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L.A. to pay some high school students to tutor their siblings

A Los Angeles program that launched this week will pay some high school students to tutor their siblings or other school-aged relatives in their households. The program, called Student 2 Student Success, will train and pay 1,000 low-income high school students under 25 years old who are enrolled in L.A. Unified School District Title I […]

United Way mobilizes reading tutors, promotes literacy in elementary schools

United Way of Kenosha County fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person. For almost 100 years, UWKC has created positive change throughout Kenosha County by mobilizing the caring power of the community, improving lives, and striving for lasting, positive transformation. United Way of Kenosha County, mobilizing...

Earn High School Diploma Program (GED) Starts in March, Tutors Needed

High School Equivalency Training Program for Teens and Young Adults. New Jersey Youth Corps Starts in March, Volunteers Needed. The sixteen-week program launches in March and is currently being offered as a hybrid of virtual and in-person curricula and activities. The New Jersey Youth Corps gives those who have not...

LA High Schoolers Can Earn Money Tutoring Younger Siblings

LAist relies on your reader support. Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all. L.A. officials launched a program Tuesday that offers to...

Five Reasons to Become a Tutor in a DC School

The ongoing pandemic has taken a toll on all of us, particularly on students furthest from opportunity. Tutoring has been proven as one of the most effective ways to help students supplement math and literacy skills learned in the classroom. By volunteering as a tutor, you will bring back the...

Peer Assisted Tutoring in Housing

Student Academic Success Services, Housing & Residence Life and the UNF Writing Center/Department of English have teamed up to provide P.A.T.H. (Peer Assisted Tutoring in Housing) tutoring services as you would get at SASS after traditional SASS business hours. Academic tutoring is available in the evenings. You can receive help...

Pataskala Public Library events for February 2022

Monday, Feb. 7: Friends of The Pataskala Library meeting at 6 p.m. Join the friends group and find out how they support the library in many ways. All are welcome!. Tuesday, Feb. 8: LEGO Club from 4-5 p.m. for ages 5 and up. No reservations required. Stop by for an hour of free play using your imagination!

5 Ways to Make the Most of Tutoring Time

Making time for tutoring can be a big ask for a busy professional. By blending CL-150 self-study with your tutoring, you can achieve better outcomes (with more flexibility!) than either tech or tutor could deliver alone. Once you’ve made time for tutoring, here are 5 ways our tutors make sure...

The joy of being a writing center tutor

Everyone who books an appointment with me at the Writing Center can know that they will be heard. I. want to hear your needs as a writer because I know people can be nervous to share this part of their life. I understand people can feel judged for their writing,...

Maximizing the Impact of Tutoring to Accelerate Learning Recovery

Blog post by Robert Low based on this edLeader Panel. While some students have thrived during the switch to remote and hybrid learning that was caused by the pandemic, many others have had their learning disrupted and fallen behind the timeframes established for meeting state standards. To accelerate these students’...

RSVP: Algebra is a fraction of math needing tutors

From teaching multiplication tables to coaching calculus, if you can explain math, RSVP can match you with students who need your help – from home. RSVP’s My Free Tutor virtual math program currently matches 50 number-savvy volunteers with 97 students, from 3rd graders to veterans. Exclusively online long before COVID-19, My Free Tutor originally helped middle and high school students and veterans preparing for college. Recently the program has expanded to include both elementary and college students.

Why do students still have to take the SAT and ACT tests?

It’s been a question for as long as teens have been spending their weekends with a number two pencil filling in tiny bubbles on a testing sheet. Now the college board has announced they are doing away with the pencils and going all digital, as calls for the tests to be thrown out all together get louder.

Be a Tutor of English – English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Have you ever thought about tutoring someone in English (even during a pandemic)? Most people who decide to become tutors are thinking of the good it can do, helping others from a range of nations and cultures become more proficient in English and better able to cope with employment, landlords, schools or the medical profession. But then they discover the rewards, the satisfaction that comes as progress is made and a relationship develops that enriches both learner and tutor. Perhaps you too could discover these rewards.