Tutoring Matters: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about How to Tutor / Edition 1by Jerome Rabow
Pub. Date: 05/28/1999
Publisher: Temple University Press
Inside each of us is the promise of a tutor. If you've ever taught a child to tie her shoe, or helped a friend with his homework, or even helped a stranger understand a posted sign, you have it in you to empower others through learning. Tutors are allowed to do what teachers and parents are often not able to do. They can be patient, observe, question, support,… See more details below
Inside each of us is the promise of a tutor. If you've ever taught a child to tie her shoe, or helped a friend with his homework, or even helped a stranger understand a posted sign, you have it in you to empower others through learning. Tutors are allowed to do what teachers and parents are often not able to do. They can be patient, observe, question, support, challenge, and applaud. They can move towards nurturing the true and total intelligence of their tutees. Learning to tutor is simply overcoming fears, sharing and acquiring knowledge, and appreciating the potential and wisdom in each other.
Tutoring Matters is the authoritative manual for both the aspiring and seasoned tutor. Using the firsthand experiences of over one hundred new and experienced tutors, this long-awaited guide often chapters on attitudes and anxieties, teaching techniques, and building relationships It educates the tutor on how to handle and appreciate social and language differences: how to use other adults-teachers, administrators, parents, employers-to a student's advantage; and, when your student or circumstances determine that it's time, how to put a positive and supportive end to the tutor-tutee relationship.
Written by experienced tutors and tutoring educators, Tutoring Matters celebrates-and provides just the right l tools for-an individualized and successful tutoring relationship and shows just how much you can learn-about the world and yourself-through teaching others.
- Temple University Press
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- Older Edition
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- 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.60(d)
Table of Contents
|Preface and Acknowledgments|
|1||Attitudes, Anxieties, and Expectations||1|
|4||Race, Gender, Class, and Background Differences||104|
|5||Other Adults: Parents, Teachers, and Administrators||132|
|6||Good-byes: Ending the Tutoring Relationship||161|
|Twenty-Five Final Pointers for Tutors||183|
|To the Reader||185|
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