Cross-age tutoring, pairing a 4th or 5th grade student with a 2nd or 3rd grade student, is a powerful model for improving student performance - for both tutor and tutee.
Cross-age tutoring fosters strong peer relationships, encourages social and intellectual development, promotes self-esteem and communication skills, and develops creative and critical thinking.
Strategies Used Each Lesson
Activating Prior Knowledge
Setting a purpose
Text -to-self connections
Text -to-world connections
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