Using Peer Tutors to Improve Reading Comprehension

LaGue, Kristina M.; Wilson, Katrina
June 2010
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Summer2010, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p182
Academic Journal
The article discusses the significant advantage of using the intervention technique of peer tutoring to improve reading comprehension in American schools. It details the peer tutoring programs for students in the fifth and sixth grade at an American elementary school wherein majority of students come from low-income families and English language learners. It notes that the comprehension strategy uses the QUICK method including Questioning, Understanding new words, Imaging, Connecting, and Keeping it all together.


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