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Example Math Tutoring Programs

These math tutoring programs provide a range of examples of how math tutoring can be implemented in different contexts at the school and district level and during out of school time.  

District Tutoring Initiatives

These example school profiles provide insight to the ways in which districts are implementing tutoring.

In-school tutoring

One of the most effective ways to deliver math tutoring is during the school day. These examples illustrate tutoring providers that implement their program during the school day.

Out-of-School Tutoring

Examples below illustrate how tutoring can be implemented in an after school context. 

PK - 8 Math Tutoring Articles

Bailey, D.H., Duncan, G. J., Murnane, R.J., & Au Yeung, N. (2021). Achievement gaps in the wake of COVID-19. Educational Researcher, 2021, Vol. 50 (5), 266 - 275.

Bonner, M. P. (2021). Practicing culturally responsive mathematics teaching. Mathematics Teacher: Learning & Teaching PK - 12.  Vol. 114 (1), (6 - 15).

Chine, D. R. et al. (2022). Educational equity through combined human-AI personalization: A Propensity Matching Evaluation. In: Rodrigo, M. M/, Matsuda, N., Cristea, A. I., Dimitrova, V. (Eds.) Artificial Intelligence in Education.  AIED 2022. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 13355. Springer, Cham.

Creider, S. C. (2020). Student talk as a resource: Integrating conflicting agendas in math tutoring sessions. Linguistics and Education, 58, 2020 Journal homepage:  www.elsevier.com/locate/linged Science, 49, 709 - 735.

Curtis, K., Lindo, K., Jansen, A. (2021).  Discourse can create a learning culture. Mathematics Teacher: Learning & Teaching PK - 12, Vol. 114 (1), (55 - 62).

DeLiema, D. (2017). Co-constructed failure narratives in mathematics tutoring. Instructional Science, 45, 709 - 736.

Dougherty, B., Pedrotty Bryant, D., Bryant, B. R., & Shin, M. (2017). Helping students with mathematics difficulties understand ratios and proportions. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 49(2), 96–105.

Durkin, K., Star, J. R., & Rittle-Johnson, B. (2017). Using comparison of multiple strategies in the mathematics classroom: Lessons learned and next steps. Mathematics Education, 49, 585–597.

Foegen, A., Stecker, P.M., Genareo, V. R., Lyons, R. Olson, J.R. Simpson, A., Romig, J. E., & Jones, R. (2016). Using an online tool for learning about and implementing Algebra progress monitoring. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 49(2), 106 - 114.

Haynes, K. B. & Brendle, J. (2019). Cross-age math tutoring of kindergarten and first grade students by middle school tutors. International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology (IJEMST), 7(3), 238-250. 

Nickow, A., Oreopoulos, P., Quan, V. (2020). The impressive effects of tutoring on Prek-12 learning: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the experimental evidence. NBER working paper No. 27476.

Thomas, C. A. & Berry, R. Q. (2019).  A qualitative metasynthesis of culturally relevant pedagogy & culturally responsive teaching: Unpacking mathematics teaching practices. Journal of Mathematics Education At Teachers College, Spring 2019, Volume 10, Issue 1.

Thurston, A., Roseth, C., Chang, T., Burns, V., Topping, K.J. (2020). The influence of social relationships on outcomes in mathematics when using peer tutoring in elementary school. International Journal of Educational Research Open, Volume 1, 2020, 100004, ISSN 2666-3740.