Objective: Tutors will be able to structure effective tutorial lesson plans, use those plans to conduct tutorial sessions using the 10 tutoring steps, and then evaluate the lesson plans and tutorial lessons.
1. Review the material on the 10 Tutoring Steps.
a. Write a paper (at least one page) on "How can following these 10 steps help you tutor effectively and help your tutees become independent learners?"
2. Set specific goals for your tutorials.
a. What do you want to accomplish?
b. How should students change or be different by attending tutorials?
3. Ask your tutees what their goals are. Why are they attending tutorials?
4. Share your goals with the students and explain why they are important. Is it always necessary to match your goals and the goals of the tutees? Why? Explain.
5. For one week, anticipate the important ideas, concepts, and content topics which will need to be addressed in at least one subject you tutor. Plan how you will address these.
a. How did you prepare for these tutorials?
b. What should students be able to do with these ideas at the end of their tutorials (recall, list, identify, differentiate, clarify, compare, contrast, locate, plan, apply, design, evaluate, select, etc.)?
7. Write a one-page summary comparing your tutorial sessions when you plan ahead compared with when you don't plan.
8. Submit this unit