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Help me be a better tutor!

I'm helping elementary school kids with their math and English homework. I really need math resources and strategies for helping kids with their reading/writing homework. Some are English language learners. [more inside]
posted by topoisomerase on Sep 15, 2014 - 4 answers

Seeking ACT-like Prose Fiction and Humanities Pieces

Hi all. I'm tutoring some students for the ACT, and wanted to find some good selections of prose fiction and humanities non-fiction to give them a sense of what they can expect on the reading section of the test. I had lots of ideas for prose fiction, but many seemed to involve something potentially confusing and controversial (abortion in Hills Like White Elephants, Tourette's Syndrome in Motherless Brooklyn, intersex identity in Middlesex) and most of the humanities writing I'm familiar with is high-level academic scholarship that is probably too dense for high school students. [more inside]
posted by foxy_hedgehog on May 6, 2014 - 3 answers

Please, no more Berenstain Bears.

Please recommend short books (15-35 min from start to finish) for middle schoolers who read at the 3rd through 5th grade level. [more inside]
posted by halogen on Nov 18, 2010 - 10 answers

Fun activities to teach reading to a kid!

Tutoring advice for young kids (5 y.o.): Keeping it fun, learning to read [more inside]
posted by sdis on Jan 21, 2009 - 6 answers

How to tutor a squirmy little boy?

How to make the most of a weekly one hour reading tutoring session with a hyper 6 year old boy? [more inside]
posted by footnote on Nov 24, 2006 - 28 answers

How do I tutor a HS senior in reading?

Next week I'm going to start tutoring a high schooler in reading. This is new. Help me! [more inside]
posted by danb on Nov 8, 2005 - 13 answers

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