Math & Science Tutor Projects
Produced by tutors for tutors!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soVheLoS0Vo Strategies to Begin a Session
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI5TbUnGa6Y How to be Better Tutor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yfEzWyssQ8 "The Numberline Gang"
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnlfjpEu8Go "Tutoring the Right Way" Finding the x and y intercepts...with music, intro and conclusion and subtitles demonstrating the five step method
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfwNzHdNl2o (slope) "The Ideal Tutor" Helping a student with slope, with analysis of professionalism, tutoring techniques, and learning styles.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXRmnFfNzJg&feature=youtu.be "How to Tutor Properly" Tutoring a beginning algebra student in a park, with analysis.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_VDNYbHSSQ "Tutor Training Project" Helping a student with algebra, with subtitles showing Five Step method, beyond Plug 'n Chug, and using multi-sensory approaches.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYqlQJLy8LM "MPS Tutoring" shows a "typical" Math Performance Success tutoring session, with students working together to solve problems.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBPPaWgLXPU "The Five Step Method for tutoring math" shows a tutor helping a statistics students with a simple probability problem and demonstrates effective tutoring techniques.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9ApSuiWMAs "Ways to become a reflective tutor" demonstrates a tutor helping a student graph a system of linear inequalities using the Five Step method. (Note: at 4:58, the line drawn should have been a dashed line, not a solid line.)
Handouts and Presentations
What's Redox Anyway? A tutor's guide to teaching oxidation-reduction problems (presentation)
The Arc Length of a Circle (document)
How to introduce standard deviation in different types of distribution
Who Am I? (how to write a chemical formula of ionic compound from name)
How to solve the arc length of a circle using a unit circle as an example (Math 41/51)
Resources for tutor projects:
Stages of Group Formation (Forming, Storming,Norming, Performing)
Working in Groups (to help your group be productive)