Why Tutoring?: A Way to Achieve Success in School

Why Tutoring?: A Way to Achieve Success in School

by Andrea M. Nelson-Royes

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Overview

Why Tutoring?: A Way to Achieve Success in School offers educators, school administrators, policymakers, parents, caregivers, and community members a practical and research-driven perspective on tutoring that links theories, research, and practice. The book examines tutoring as a viable strategy to increase academic success in education. In addition, it provides readers with information on establishing tutoring programs within educational institutions or ventures outside formal education, such as after-school study programs. It is a resource that provides stakeholders with an effective educational strategy that helps them meet the demands of twenty-first century learning challenges and enhance academic achievement of all students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475807486
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/25/2015
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Andrea Nelson-Royes, EdD, is an educational researcher and writer. She holds a doctoral degree in educational and organizational leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Florida.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Centuries of Tutoring and Its Impact on Student Academic Success
2 Evaluation of Tutoring Programs
3 Successful Tutoring Programs
4 Technology and Online Tutoring
5 Student Motivation and Parental Involvement in Tutoring
Appendices
Appendix A: Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation: Program
Standards Statements
Appendix B: List of the Saint Paul Public Schools Best Practices for Tutoring
Programs
Appendix C: Resources for Engaging Parents in Education
References
Index
About the Author

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