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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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Peer tutoring utilizes the instructional system in a common location outside of school boundaries or in a class where a combination of slow and fast learners persists.
First, each tutorial presented a strikingly similar session structure--similar to one another and similar to what one might expect of a traditional word-based, print-based text tutoring session: agenda-setting and early session consulting focused on global issues, mid-session consulting focused on investment in more specific local issues, and end-of-session consulting that revisited global issues.
Tutor Doctor was founded in 2000 as an alternative to the "one-to-many" teaching model most extra-curricular learning centers offer by providing a personalized one-on-one, in-home tutoring service to students.
Puth added that he does not earn a good salary and uses tutoring to earn extra money on holidays.
With home tutoring, students can learn at their own ease.
Fostering Reciprocity and Building Alliances as a Basis for Cooperative Tutoring
Sara Downey, TutaPoint Inc's president, practiced law for several years and worked in sales and marketing before acquiring Houston-based At-Home Tutoring Services in 2012.
The dialogue and questions that take place during a tutoring session will help students assume control of their own process.
The dean of the Kaplan University (KU) School of Business and Information Technology (SBIT) scheduled a meeting to discuss the possibility of adding a permanent, dedicated online business tutoring center to the budget.
Tutoring is a common form of learning support and academic assistance available to college students.
This situation has become more common because of the growing use of reciprocal peer tutoring. During reciprocal peer tutoring, students form dyads and both students take turns acting as the tutor and the tutee (Arreaga-Mayer, Terry, & Greenwood, 1998; Fantuzzo & Ginsburg-Block, 1998; Fuchs, Fuchs, & Burish, 2000).
Tutoring is best defined as "a method of instruction in which one or a small group of students receive personalized and individualized education from a tutor.