As tutors, it is extremely important for you to have easy access to resources to help you develop strong tutoring skills and tools to help you maximize the effectiveness of your tutoring sessions. The following are links selected to help you work effectively with your tutees and to increase your own understanding and skills. Please contact Maija Braaten with questions or to provide further explanation of the information.
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|Chemistry Tutoring||Economics Tutoring||Foreign Languages Tutoring||History Tutoring|
|Mathematics Tutoring||Political Science Tutoring||Psychology Tutoring||Sociology Tutoring|
Insightful information on different learning styles.
Use the VARK assessment to discover more about your dominant learning styles and how that affects how you tutor.
This is a good resource with general information and ways to help facilitate effective group tutoring sessions/study groups.
A fantastic resource for tips related to study skills and studying in general. This information is beneficial for working with your tutees and for your own benefit!
General and content-specific learning styles and strategies to help get the most out of your tutoring time. It provides general study skills strategies to help tutors work with students who need special assistance in these areas.
Excellent information on how to study and other tutoring resources.
An online time management quiz. This can be helpful for you or for your tutees' to take to see how well you manage your time.
A great site that gives information on learning styles/modalities in general and specific information for tutoring Biology.
These sites provide different ways of explaining and examining basic biological processes for introductory classes.
The Biology Project website that provides a wealth of information on biology topics.
A helpful chemistry resource with summaries about reactions, stoichiometry, and ions.
A lot of prudent chemistry information that is more detailed and has study guides.
Interactive periodic table and other great basic information for non-science majors.
This site provides an index of different mathematically based chemistry problems with examples for your reference. It also has links to other chemistry sites.
An excellent site for reviewing and studying macroeconomic concepts.
Links to lots of good general economics information.
Foreign Languages Tutoring Resources
A fantastic online dictionary for French, Spanish, German, and other languages.
A French-to-French dictionary site.
A fantastic website for information, blogs, and links related to French, German, and Spanish.
A link to the French newspaper, Le Monde.
A site devoted to French art.
A great site for Spanish grammar information and exercises as well as cultural information.
A lot of excellent general information, quizzes, and activities for Spanish.
Mathematics Tutoring Resources
An excellent site with tips for tutoring mathematics.
A link to an online dictionary of mathematical terms.
Information on solving mathematical problems.
Math help, homework help, and online tutoring resources
Political Science Tutoring Resources
A link to the United Nation's homepage that gives excellent information for international and comparative politics. It has a lot of statistics and current news.
A huge site that provides a wealth of information about psychology in general and resources for tutoring and teaching psychology.
Excellent general information about famous sociologists and sociological subject matter.
Link to the American Sociological Association with links to journals and valuable information about sociology in general.