Check for Understanding

Primary Audience 1
Module/ Session Description

This module introduces tutors to Checks for Understanding (CFUs). Once tutors complete this module, they will understand how to implement CFUs to ask the right questions at the right time. With the data they gather, tutors can proactively assess their students’ understanding and adjust their instruction based on that insight. This session requires users to create an account to access the training module.


Primary Audience Tutors
Topic Instruction and Session Structure
Element Cohesion, Instruction
Length 1 - 30 minutes
Developer Practitioner
Tutoring Training Provider Saga Coach
States of Operation Illinois, New York, South Carolina, Washington DC
Tutor Type AmeriCorps Volunteers
Dosage 5 sessions per week
Subject Area / Focus Math
Grade Level 9th Grade, 10th Grade
Modality Blended, In-person, Virtual
Ratio 2:1 (Saga Traditional), 6:1 (Saga Online), 4:1 (Saga Blended)
Program Evidence Impact Randomized Controlled Trials