In order for students to master new information, they must first learn how to learn. Tutors play a critical role in helping students develop effective learning strategies. Tutors accomplish this in many ways:
1. Identify step-by-step instructions that explain how to solve a problem.
2. Model how to approach a problem: “I find it helpful to …..” “While reading, you might find it helpful to ….”
3. Ask a series of scaffolding questions which build to the solution.
Here are some other learning strategies that you might wish to share with students:
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