The Office of the State Superintendent of Education in Washington, DC created a guide detailing specific features and practical considerations for establishing and managing effective high-dosage tutoring programs.
Set up a regular cycle of tutoring family communication, keeping these continual updates best practices in mind will help to increase success for your high-dosage tutoring program.
Choosing the right people for the job is critical: tutors’ values should align with your own and tutors’ skills should be suited to their work. This toolkit has strategies and tools for tutors for recruiting, selecting and training tutors.
Share this National Student Support Accelerator equity toolkit, specifically focused on tutors, with schools or hiring managers when recruiting, selecting and training tutors.
Similar to classroom instruction, tutoring sessions should be carefully planned, proactive and relate to the grade-level content students are learning in the classroom. Help leaders guide tutors to have consistent structure and flow in their tutoring session design using this exemplar tutoring session structure from the National Student Support Accelerator.
School days are packed, but leaders must prioritize specific tutoring times in order to truly accelerate learning. This brief from the National Center on Response to Intervention has helpful approaches to and questions for optimal scheduling. See page four to learn more about how other institutions have established daily intervention classes.
School days are packed, but leaders must prioritize specific tutoring times in order to truly accelerate learning. Help schools find time in the day using these three strategies for scheduling from the National Center on Intensive Intervention.
Various strategies support learning acceleration, but implementing tutoring is at the core. Some tutoring models use recent college graduates who receive stipends and a recent paper from Brown University presents a scalable model where high school students tutor elementary students via an elective class, college students work in middle schools via federal work-study and college students are …
Various strategies support learning acceleration, but implementing tutoring is at the core. Hiring highly qualified tutors are shown to have the most effective outcomes, though well-trained paraprofessionals or volunteers can reduce costs.
Various strategies support learning acceleration, but implementing tutoring is at the core. The Score Institute’s High Dosage Tutoring Planning and Implementation Guide includes a helpful section (pages 4-6) on preparing to staff your tutoring program.