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Peer Tutoring Skills for Students

Price: £25.00
Age Range: KS3

Peer tutoring is a system which encourages students to develop confidence in themselves through helping others. It is especially useful in raising the self-image of less able or underachieving students. This training course equips students with the skills they need before tutoring others.

Topics include: Listening skills; Technology as a learning aid; Skills needed to be a mentor; Teaching as a learning experience; Becoming an effective tutor.

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Size: 61 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 163 4
Author(s): Phil Freeman
Code: PTSF
Popularity rank: 234
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Contents List

LESSONS

PREPARATION AND TRAINING

  • 7 WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME? PEER TUTORING FOCUS: How peer tutoring can raise self-esteem
  • 9 HOW CAN I HELP? PEER TUTORING FOCUS: The need for sensitivity when tutoring
  • 11 MY BEST QUALITIES PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Discovering qualities to help in peer tutoring
  • 13 WHERE I NEED TO IMPROVE PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Developing qualities that help in peer tutoring
  • CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT
  • 15 BODY LANGUAGE PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Good body language will make peer tutoring sessions more relaxed.
  • 17 TALKING AND LISTENING PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Good speaking and listening skills are needed by effective learners and teachers. Peer tutors can develop these skills and pass them on to their tutees.

PREPARATION

  • 19 WRITING THINGS DOWN PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Good writing and note-taking skills are needed by effective learners and teachers. Peer tutors can develop these skills and pass them on to their tutees.
  • 21 USING RESOURCES PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Computer skills are needed in many aspects of study and the workplace now. Peer tutors can interest their tutees by presenting their study materials in a computer-generated format. Peer tutors can develop an awareness of technology as a learning aid and pass this on to their tutees.

HELPING IN YOUR SCHOOL

  • 23 WHERE COULD I HELP? PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors identify the skills and qualities they can use when peer-tutoring. This will help to raise the self-esteem of the peer tutors.
  • 25 SKILLS EXCHANGE PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Finding skills and qualities in other people. This will help the peer tutors to raise the self-esteem of their tutees.
  • 27 HELP WITH READING PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Discovering that teaching reading can be a learning experience, that it is a way to consolidate knowledge and learn new skills.
  • 29 FRIENDS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Considering the needs of different tutees and making a plan of action to help a particular tutee.
  • 31 LISTENING AND SPEAKING PEER TUTORING FOCUS: good speaking and listening skills are needed by effective learners and teachers. Peer tutors can develop these skills and pass them on to their tutees.
  • 33 BEING A MENTOR 1 PEER TUTORING FOCUS: The importance of trying to understand the feelings of your tutee. As tutors, people will gain empathy for their tutees and may be able to pass this quality on to their tutees.
  • 35 BEING A MENTOR 2 PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors consider the needs of different types of people. Through this exercise in empathy the peer tutors will become more sensitive to the needs of their tutee.

HELPING IN OTHER SCHOOLS

  • 37 DIFFERENT SCHOOLS PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors consider the practicalities of peer tutoring, thinking about the kind of tutee they may be able to help.
  • 39 MEETING THE TEACHER PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors consider the preparation and planning necessary for a lesson.
  • 41 MEETING THE CLASS PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors consider the needs of different types of people. Through this exercise in empathy the peer tutors will become more sensitive to the needs of their tutees.
  • 43 PEN PORTRAITS PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors consider the needs of different tutees. special needs. Peer tutors plan a day to be spent with their tutee, taking their individual needs into account.
  • 45 ASSESSING PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors learn to identify tutees' levels in order to be able to plan and structure lessons.
  • 47 PLANNING PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors learn how to plan an art lesson for younger tutees, and develop a lesson structure.
  • 49 MAKING THINGS PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors learn to give instructions.

SPECIFIC

  • 51 PICTURE MAKING PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors learn the basic teaching technique of using flash cards.
  • 53 PERSONALISED POEM PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors learn a basic teaching technique to teach poetry.
  • 55 SUPERVISED PLAY PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors learn the importance of games and play in learning.
  • 57 TOY MAKING PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors learn a basic teaching technique to make puppets and present a story.
  • 59 SOCIAL SKILLS PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Methods of encouraging acceptable behaviour in special schools.

ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION

  • 61 HOW HAVE YOU DONE? PEER TUTORING FOCUS: Peer tutors learn ways to assess and evaluate the performance of their tutees.

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22/01/09

Generally good resource that covers all the essentials but the worksheets do look a bit dated.
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