Peer tutoring with ESL and below-average readers

  title={Peer tutoring with ESL and below-average readers},
  author={Stephen Houghton and Alan Bain},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Education},
A multiple baseline research design across subjects (pairs) was used to examine the effectiveness of a peer tutoring reading intervention which involved the systematic use of delayed attention, prompting and praise. Eight, fourteen year old, below average readers were trained to tutor eight students of similar age for whom English was a Second Language (ESL). Continuous data collection indicated that peers were effective in their use of the tutoring behaviors while both peer tutors and ESL… 

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