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Using Peer Tutoring to Improve Student Reading

This course is aimed at KS2 and KS3 school teachers (those teaching students aged 8-14 years old). It will also be of interest to practitioners in educational or childcare settings, parents engaged in home education programmes with their children, and those with an interest in teaching reading or literacy. You can use the hashtag #FLPeerTutoring to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Use of a paired reading as a pedagogic technique in educational or non-educational settings
  • Evidence that supports the use of peer tutoring as a means to improve reading
  • Explore participants own experiences of using peer learning
  • The technique of paired reading
  • How to structure peer tutoring in reading
  • How to establish peer tutoring in reading in educational/childcare settings
  • The benefits of using peer tutoring to promote learning
  • Understanding the research behind peer tutoring
  • Developing social and communications skills for and through peer learning
  • Planning and trouble shooting advice to embed paired reading in an educational or non-educational setting

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Length 3 weeks
Effort 4 hours per week
Starts Nov 22 (126 weeks ago)
Cost $74
From Queen's University Belfast via FutureLearn
Instructors Allen Thurston, Vilinda Ross, Joanne O'Keeffe, Nina O'Neill, Maria Cockerill
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Language English
Subjects Education
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Peer Tutoring Coordinator $34k

Tutoring Specialist $37k

Peer Mentor 2 $46k

Coordinator of Tutoring $47k

Peer Advisor 1 $50k

High School Tutoring $53k

Peer-Tutor $55k

Retired Tutoring $57k

Peer $67k

Writing Center & Peer Tutoring Coordinator Coordinator $70k

Peer Adviser $76k

Project Tutoring Lead $100k

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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 4 hours per week
Starts Nov 22 (126 weeks ago)
Cost $74
From Queen's University Belfast via FutureLearn
Instructors Allen Thurston, Vilinda Ross, Joanne O'Keeffe, Nina O'Neill, Maria Cockerill
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Education
Tags Teaching

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