By: Anna Knotts

Tutoring Tips #10
January 25, 2016

Struggling readers are often struggling writers, too!  Let’s get creative as we help our students improve their writing skills:  Students that…

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Tutoring Tips #9
January 18, 2016

The more you switch up your strategies, the more success you’ll have in keeping your student motivated.  Here are two tips…

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Tutoring Tips #8
January 12, 2016

Happy New Year!  Here are some tips for us — both of these should help create some variety to your session!…

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Tutoring Tips #7
December 14, 2015

Struggling readers will benefit from activities that are multisensory.  Let’s try to make our activities include “saying”, “seeing”, and “moving” at the…

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Tutoring Tips #6
December 10, 2015

We’ve been tutoring for several weeks.  By now, you’re probably in a great routine/rhythm.  However, sometimes it’s good to add a…

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Tutoring Tips #5
December 5, 2015

1.  Are you looking for a short story (with related comprehension questions) that is based on your student’s interests?  Try www.readworks.org  Last year,…

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Tutoring Tips #4
November 23, 2015

We’ve recently heard feedback about how it can be difficult to work with a student with attention concerns.  The first tip…

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Tutoring Tips #3
November 17, 2015

Here are some tutoring tips that you can try.  If you have alphabet letters or flashcards, take turns forming words and…

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Tutoring Tips #2
November 2, 2015

Give these tutoring tips a try! 1. If a student is easily distracted, try working with your student in front of a plain wall….

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Tutoring Tips #1
October 26, 2015

Each week we’ll post some tutoring tips.  Some will be reminders for our orientation attendees while others will be extra strategies…

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