This elective course for 11th and 12th graders is designed to strengthen students' verbal skills, listening skills, leadership skills, and content area skills while practicing empathy within a structure academic setting. Peer tutoring offers tutors the opportunity to engage in authentic content area discussions. In addition, the tutors will present struggling students the opportunity to practice content specific vocabulary in context. Ultimately, tutoring is sharing yourself with another student in a way that makes a positive difference in both of your lives.
This year-long course is for Juniors and Seniors. While it does not fulfill any UC/CSU course requirements, students receive 10 elective credits towards graduation from Hillsdale.