York Community High School

Student Tutors

York Tutoring Center

The York Tutoring Center provides a dedicated space for students needing help with homework, learning new skills, of reinforcing concepts already learned. Students are paired with a Peer Tutor based on the student's individual needs.

 

Our Mission

York High School is committed to creating a culture of critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration in our school.  The Tutor Center facilitates this goal through small group work and one-on-one tutoring.  We believe all students can achieve, yet understand that learning styles vary.  The York Tutor Center provides the flexibility to meet the needs of all learners. 

YORK TUTOR CENTER CORE STANDARDS

  • We believe skills across content areas are connected
  • We believe all students are people with valid ideas who have something to say
  • We acknowledge that our responsibility is to guide students to discover their own voices
  • We listen and question; we do not tell
  • We are an extension of the classroom teacher, not a replacement
  • We believe learning is the highest priority, and ALL students should have multiple opportunities to demonstrate mastery of both content and skills

Benefits to the Tutee:
• Improves attitude toward subject area
• Improves academic performance and personal growth
• Improves self-esteem
• Motivates self-paced and self-directed learning
 

 

Benefits to the Tutor:
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Increases subject specific and related general knowledge
• Encourages higher levels of thinking
• Increases ability to manage own learning and study strategies
• Improves understanding of subject area


Benefits to the School:
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Increases opportunity to reinforce instruction
• Increases positive student interaction
• Improves educational climate

 

 

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