Tutor Corner

Read the latest “Tutor News” for important and practical information when you are an active tutor.

 

Healthy Cities Tutoring Training and Workshop calendar

School calendars

handouts from HCT training & workshops

video resources

Math games with cards and dice

HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS K-4TH GRADE

useful websites


 

School calendars

Find the school calendar for the whole year to find out when schools are closed and no tutoring will take place.

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Handouts from HCT training & workshops

Slides of Tutor Training October 17, 2018Shannon Logie (K-2nd grade), Kim Norgaard (Upper elementary) and Julie Jobak (Middle School)

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Handout workshop “How to Support the Reluctant Learner” (3/15/18)
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Video resources

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Math games with cards and dice

Check out the following hand outs if you are looking for some strategies to use or games to play with your student to practice math facts

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High Frequency Words

High frequency words, often also called sight words (or no-excuse words), are commonly used words that young children are encouraged to memorize as a whole by sight, so that they can automatically recognize these words in print without having to use any strategies to decode. Click here to find the high frequency words for Kindergarten through 4th grade.
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Useful websites to check out

  • CoolMath4Kids.com – sister-site of coolmath.com, appropriate for ages 3-12
  • Coolmath.com – children can play online math games that help them with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, money and more. Geared towards ages 13 and up.
  • education.com – print up to 10 feee worksheets per month
  • funbrain.com – math games for students to use independently of their tutor
  • ixl.com – comprehensive k-12 curriculum, some students have their own accounts
  • khanacademy.org – Khan Academy – their mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.
  • mathopenref.com – math reference site. A free interactive math textbook on he web covering AlgebraI, Geometry, Constructions, Trigonometry and Calculus.
  • pinterest.com – for example search for ‘math games for 1st grade”
  • pta.org/home/family-resources/Parents-Guides-to-Student-Success – created for grades K-8 and high school English, language arts/literacy and mathematics, the guides provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade in order to be prepared for college and career.
  • quizlet.com – flash cards on all topics
  • use Lego’s to help with teaching fractions
  • youcubed.org – great resource for math! the mission of this organization is inspiring math success for all students through growth mindsets and innovative teaching.

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