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How Math Tutoring at Saga Benefits Students and Tutors

June 7, 2024

Being a tutor is not just a job, but a transformative journey filled with learning, growth, and impact. It empowers students, hones teaching skills, and fosters connections. Tutoring is a catalyst for positive change in education. Read how former Saga Leadership Fellow Kenzie Confer embarked on a transformative journey that enriched the lives of her students and herself.

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A Former Saga Education Tutor Finds Her Path Back to Education

May 16, 2024

Former Saga Education tutor Caitlin Hentish wasn’t always sure she wanted to be a teacher. Despite her passion for learning and desire to be a positive influence, concerns about being a teacher steered her away for a while. But Caitlin never stopped learning herself, nor did she lose sight of her passion for helping others…

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Tutor Communications Improved with AI, New Research Shows

April 12, 2024

Key Takeaways: AI Coaching Important Support for Tutors: Tutoring programs often have tutors who attended college but didn’t get teaching training. These tutors need someone to support them and help them improve their communication and teaching skills. Coaching for Tutors: Traditionally, coaches provide feedback to tutors through time-consuming in-person meetings. Research shows how an AI…

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Nurturing the Complete Student: Why Tutor Accountability Matters in Closing the Achievement Gap

March 26, 2024

Key Takeaways: Strong student-tutor relationships are key to addressing learning loss and achievement gaps. High-impact tutors (HITs) provide personalized learning support, address academic gaps, boost student confidence, and create a safe space for social interaction. HITs go beyond academics to nurture the whole student. They build a safe and supportive environment where students feel comfortable…