A role model
An intimate friend
An answer giver
To find out what gaps are missing in their knowledge
To avoid being an answer giver
To teach the student how to approach the problem
To help them see how much more you know about the subject than they do
Connect older material
Are questions they can answer
Ask for personal information
Have obvious answers
Help organize data
You have to know all of the answers.
Silence is okay.
Asking many questions in a row that the student doesn't know is good for him/her.
Using the learning model will make you look stupid in front of the student.
When you get along very well.
On your personal time.
Upon request from the student.
Tell the site supervisor he will not do that because he wasn't there to babysit.
Be willing to help and do what the site supervisor asks.
At the appropriate time contact a volunteer coordinator and ask to be reassigned.
Report the experience to the instructor only.
Insult the site supervisor for not knowing what his assignment was.
Calmly talk with the site supervisor after the children go home, so he can explain his feelings.
One of the places where SCUP volunteers can tutor.
The security clearance system used for volunteer tutors.
The Family Education Right to Privacy Act which protects the personal information of students.
The Federal Education Rights and Piracy Avoidance which is a law against plagiarism.