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Tutoring Strategies That You Can Try With Your Students

Updated: May 1

Tutoring Strategies

Tutoring is linked with many aspects and an educator should be proactive enough to engage his students in learning and that can be done through tutoring strategies. Due to diversity of the classroom teachers require an extra effort to live up to the expectations of the students and the institution. Differentiated strategies of learning are appreciated all across California which provide a fair chance to every single student in the state. Educators use different strategies in different classrooms to engage their students in learning but here we will explain some standard ways in which the students can perform well.


Mostly the students are so concerned about their studies and exams that they continue working till the last minute without breaks. This is a stressful way to study for exams and even to complete assignments. The tutors should ask their students to go for the chunking strategy while their assignments and preparation for exam. An educator is bound to tell his students about the tips of chunking like searching for the key words in the text etc. Chunking enables the students to extract central ideal of the passage efficiently as compared to other ways. Secondly, encourage your students to divide their work into different parts and schedule them according to the available time. In this way the time consumption can be reduced and learning can be achieved.

Classroom Participation

To enable an individual participate actively in the classroom it is necessary that the teacher is communicative, interactive and collaborative. So as an educator it is your responsibility to give equal chance to the students and expect more from them. Do not limit their access to the resources in the classroom and encourage them to speak and ask questions. Similarly, take the feedback of the students seriously and modify your instruction according to that. Confident students reflects and the success ration increase by that.

Use of real-world examples

On majority of the occasions the students are unable to draw the comparison of theory with the real-world problems. Therefore, it is necessary that the teacher use real-world examples in his instruction so that the students determine the need of the lesson. This problem mainly appears in mathematical subjects where the students thought that these questions are useless and have noting with the real-life. But the case is different because mostly the electrical and architecture related work is based on these subjects. Therefore, as an educator we should be aware of these real-world examples. The students are also bound to draw comparisons for their better understanding.

Encourage self-reflection/assessment

The students should be encouraged to assess themselves on regular basis. Due to this strategy the students will have constant information about their strengths and weaknesses. They will have an opportunity to reflect on their weaknesses and make them better until the next assessment. This will increase the morality of the classroom as well by being honest to themselves while assessment.

Mix your instructional strategies

As a teacher we should be able to use different strategies with different students. Due to the diversity in the classroom one strategy might not work and changing it will have a good impression. Therefore, as an educator focus on the feedback of the students and go with the strategy of instruction that suit the majority. Alongside that, changing that particular strategy is also necessary after some time. The results will surely be on the positive side, the next step is to celebrate the success of the students. These interaction will reflect positively on the attitudes of the students in the classroom.


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