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Archived: Tutoring and Volunteering articles

Many of our articles dated 2000 and earlier can now be found in this archive.

By: U.S. Department of Education (1998)
Helping kids learn to read is a great goal for community groups. An important step for all groups is to not only define how to help, but also to identify the children in the community who could must benefit from what you do. This article provides tips for finding and serving these children.

By: Derry Koralek, Ray Collins (1997)
Whether reading to a child, sharing reading, or listening to a child read aloud, there are many strategies a tutor can use to improve the skills of a young reader. Learn about the strategies – from modeling to KWL – that are useful for tutoring children in grades one through three.

By: Derry Koralek, Ray Collins (1997)
Whether a tutor is reading aloud, talking, or writing with a child, there are strategies for making these interactions even more valuable. Learn about these strategies in these tips for tutoring preschool and kindergarten children.

By: Adriana de Kanter, Leila Fiester, Andrew Lauland, Valerie Romney (1997)
When schools are community learning centers, their doors don't lock at 3:00 p.m. Learn facts about the importance of and need for extended day and summer programs in schools.

"I used to walk to school with my nose buried in a book." — Coolio