School Community University Partnership Volunteer Tutor Training

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  • 1. 
    Check all of the boxes that apply. A tutor is_______.
    • A. 

      A peer

    • B. 

      A parent

    • C. 

      A role model

    • D. 

      An intimate friend

    • E. 

      An advisor

    • F. 

      A counselor

    • G. 

      An example

    • H. 

      A teacher

    • I. 

      A mentor

    • J. 

      An answer giver

  • 2. 
    Check all of the boxes that apply. Why is it important to ask good questions while tutoring?
    • A. 

      To find out what gaps are missing in their knowledge

    • B. 

      To avoid being an answer giver

    • C. 

      To teach the student how to approach the problem

    • D. 

      To help them see how much more you know about the subject than they do

  • 3. 
    Check all of the boxes that apply. Good questions:
    • A. 

      Connect older material

    • B. 

      Are questions they can answer

    • C. 

      Ask for personal information

    • D. 

      Show direction

    • E. 

      Have obvious answers

    • F. 

      Help organize data

  • 4. 
    Out of the four options below which is true?
    • A. 

      You have to know all of the answers.

    • B. 

      Silence is okay.

    • C. 

      Asking many questions in a row that the student doesn't know is good for him/her.

    • D. 

      Using the learning model will make you look stupid in front of the student.

  • 5. 
    When is it appropriate to communicate with students over social media?
    • A. 

      When you get along very well.

    • B. 

      On your personal time.

    • C. 

      Upon request from the student.

    • D. 

      Never.

  • 6. 
    Matt, a volunteer tutor with SCUP, was assigned to do his Service Learning hours at an elementary school after-school program. He reported on his first day excited, but he soon learned it was a lot different than he expected. He is enrolled in a Math Class and was expecting to help children with their math facts. He becomes frustrated when the site supervisor asks him to monitor a game of Four Corners. What should he do?
    • A. 

      Tell the site supervisor he will not do that because he wasn't there to babysit.

    • B. 

      Simply leave.

    • C. 

      Be willing to help and do what the site supervisor asks.

    • D. 

      At the appropriate time contact a volunteer coordinator and ask to be reassigned.

    • E. 

      Report the experience to the instructor only.

    • F. 

      Insult the site supervisor for not knowing what his assignment was.

    • G. 

      Stay positive.

    • H. 

      Calmly talk with the site supervisor after the children go home, so he can explain his feelings.

  • 7. 
    It is inappropriate for a tutor to use other resources than their own knowledge to find answers he or she does not know. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is FERPA?
    • A. 

      One of the places where SCUP volunteers can tutor.

    • B. 

      The security clearance system used for volunteer tutors.

    • C. 

      The Family Education Right to Privacy Act which protects the personal information of students.

    • D. 

      The Federal Education Rights and Piracy Avoidance which is a law against plagiarism.

  • 9. 
    A good way of introducing a new subject is to have the student try to do it all by himself or herself and then you correct the mistakes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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