Leverage AVID's Six Tutoring Principles to Accelerate Learning

Tutoring is a fundamental component of education, but did you know that many approaches to tutoring have little to no effect on student outcomes? Nationally, AVID serves millions of students who will be the first generation in their families to attend college, are often from families living on a low income, and are predominantly students of color. In our mission to close the opportunity gap and prepare all students for college and career readiness and success, we have developed and implemented a variety of tutoring models.

In this collection of articles, we’ll explore key principles of: tutoring, creating safe environments to learn, and using inquiry to illicit critical thinking.

AVID’s Six Tutoring Principles for Student Success

Explore a tutorial model that features a scaffolded approach to help improve student performance, increase their mental well-being, and support their academic aspirations.

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Tutoring: Create a Safe Space for Learning

Place the student, not the content, at the center of your tutoring practice to build not just academic skills but also relational capacity.

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Tutoring With Inquiry Instead of Answers

Integrate inquiry into each phase of your tutorial process to help students develop multiple skills while owning their learning.

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