Tutoring and Mentoring

Tutoring Resources


CNCS Resource Center: Tutoring Resources on all subjects and areas. http://www.nationalserviceresources.org/service-activities/tutoring


Alliance for Excellent Education promotes high school transformation.  Find resources that focus on improving adolescent literacy http://www.all4ed.org/publication_material/adlit


Center on English Learning and Achievement http://www.albany.edu/cela/ conducts research dedicated to gaining knowledge to improve students' English and literacy achievement. 


Educational Communications Board (ECB) http://www.ecb.org/ is committed to ensuring that public radio and television programs and services are made available throughout Wisconsin and that they reflect and respond to the educational and cultural needs of the state's residents. 


International Reading Association http://www.reading.org/ is a professional organization of those involved in teaching reading to learners of all ages that includes teaching tools, publications, on-line articles and discussions, grants, news, and more.


PBS Kids http://pbskids.org/ provides excellent programming, interactive Web sites, and resources.


Read On Wisconsin http://readon.wi.gov/ is a statewide book club for everyone who enjoys reading and talking about good books.


ReadWriteThink http://www.readwritethink.org/ includes lessons, standards, Web resources, and student materials.  Find student materials at http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp.


TeachingBooks http://www.teachingbooks.net is free to Wisconsin residents and designed to generate enthusiasm for books and reading by bringing authors, illustrators and engaging resources about books for children and teens to every school, library, and home. 


America Reads www.ed.gov/inits/americareads


How to Help Your Child Become a Better Reader http://www.kpirc.org/uploads/betterreadere1.pdf


SEDL Afterschool Training Kit for Literacy http://www.sedl.org/afterschool/toolkits/about_toolkits.html?tab=literacy  


SEDL Afterschool Training Kit for Math http://www.sedl.org/afterschool/toolkits/math/pr_math_tutoring.html


America Counts  http://www2.ed.gov/inits/Math/roadmap/6/index.html



Drop-out Prevention Resources


America's Promise has made it a top priority to ensuring that all young people graduate from high school ready for college, work and life. http://www.americaspromise.org/


Ready by 21 is an advocacy organization dedicated to mobilizing communities to help all students graduate and succeed.  http://forumfyi.org/readyby21/home


National Dropout Prevention Center is a comprehensive resource that offers research based solutions to drop out issues. http://www.dropoutprevention.org/home


New Met Life Study of Preparing Students for College and Careers http://www.metlife.com/assets/cao/contributions/foundation/american-teacher/MetLife_Teacher_Survey_2010.pdf



Mentoring Resources


National Mentoring Partnership serves students between 6 and 18 years old and provides resources and materials for mentoring programs across the country.http://www.mentoring.org/


U.S. Department of Education Mentoring Center offers tools and strategies for running an effective mentoring program. http://www.edmentoring.org/


National Mentoring Center provides resources and technical assistance for youth mentoring programs. http://educationnorthwest.org/nmc


Educating children in military families. Wisconsin is committed to working at the state and local level to ensure that children of military families are afforded opportunities for educational success. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction works to ensure that children are supported in achieving their educational goals  http://www.dpi.wi.gov/sspw/militarychild.html