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Tutoring matters : everything you always wanted to know about how to tutor

Author: Jerome Rabow; Tiffani Chin; Nima Fahimian
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A manual for the aspiring and seasoned tutor. Using the experiences of new and experienced tutors, this guide offers chapters on attitudes and anxieties, teaching techniques, and building  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Rabow; Tiffani Chin; Nima Fahimian
ISBN: 1566396956 9781566396950 1566396964 9781566396967
OCLC Number: 40218705
Description: xxiv, 188 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Attitudes, Anxieties, and Expectations --
Normal Fears and Anxieties --
Will the Students Like Me? --
Will I Like My Students? --
Will I Be Able to Fit in with and Understand Kids Who Are Different? --
Will I Be Able to Teach the Students? --
Will I Succeed? --
Unconditional Acceptance --
Attitudes --
Giving up Expectations --
Displaying Enthusiasm and Interest --
Feeling Empathy --
Practices --
Practicing Patience --
Being Observant and Asking Questions --
Interacting as an Equal --
Building Relationships --
Making Connections --
Responding to a Request for Help --
Picking up on an Interest --
Avoiding Gifts and Bribes --
Building Trust --
Overcoming Past Experiences --
Showing Respect --
Establishing Reciprocity --
A Few Practical Concerns --
Motivating Students to Learn --
Applying Tutee Interests --
Providing Companionship --
Bargaining on the Relationship --
Setting Goals --
Going beyond Academics --
Establishing Boundaries --
Dealing with Jealousy --
Preventing Overdependence --
Teaching Techniques --
Getting Students Interested and Involved --
Drawing on Student Interests --
Making Work Visual and Hands-On --
Encouraging Friendly Competition --
Easing Student Fears --
Showing Support --
Breaking Assignments into Manageable Steps --
Tying in Familiar Concepts --
Letting the Student Lead --
Listening to Students --
Looking at What's Not Working --
Adjusting as You Go --
Challenging Students --
Recognizing Student Ploys --
Race, Gender, Class, and Background Differences.
Responsibility: Jerome Rabow, Tiffani Chin, Nima Fahimian.

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