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TUTOR, civil law. A person who has been lawfully appointed to the care of the person and property of a minor.
     2. By the laws of Louisiana minors under the age of fourteen years, if males, and under the age of twelve years, if females, are both, as to their persons and their estates, placed under the authority of a tutor. Civ. Code, art. 263. Above that age, and until their, majority or emancipation, they are placed under the authority of a curator. Ibid.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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An independent samples t-test for unequal variances was calculated comparing the mean scores of tutored (n=44) versus nontutored students (n= 755) on Academic Success in Developmental English courses (total As, Bs, and Cs) for Fall 2011 (see Table 1).
Neville (1999) found the tutorless groups identified fewer learning issues compared with tutored groups.
Complete thoughtful and honest self-evaluations and evaluations of students being tutored. Tutee Goal The peer-tutoring program will provide a quiet, structured atmosphere in which supervised, trained peer tutors will assist students with academic work, study skills, and organizational skills in order to facilitate success in the academic arena.
Complete a questionnaire for each student you tutored. Part I: The following statement apply to the features of your tutoring.
In the end, the tutees in the experimental program earned significantly higher grades in the subjects in which they were tutored, passed more courses, and had better attendance records.
Peer tutored students performed better than students who received no peer tutoring.
However, this statement reads as a critique because the commenter is responding to a post that reveals the author had never been tutored. Tutors from two universities read the commenter's post as critical and judgmental because the comment suggested that the original poster did not have credibility because she had not herself experienced tutoring.
Tutors were members of an elective peer tutoring class and tutored students with moderate mental handicaps in a self-contained middle school class.
Additionally, eleven of twelve had tutored for at least one full semester before encountering transfer theory.
When I began tutoring, I always sat across from the students I tutored. While this worked for some, others were more prone to say things like, "You're the tutor.
Students with below-average reading skills who are tutored by volunteers show significant gains in reading skills when compared with similar students who do not receive tutoring from a quality tutoring program.
High school students tutored them, 30-45 minutes a day, for four days a week.