tutoring http://wesa.fm en Intergenerational Tutoring: The Benefits of Learning From Seniors http://wesa.fm/post/intergenerational-tutoring-benefits-learning-seniors <p>With emphasis on maintaining positive intergenerational relationships and boosting the self-esteem of struggling students, the <a href="http://www.oasisnet.org/Cities/East/PittsburghPA.aspx">OASIS Tutoring</a> Program recruits and trains older adults to tutor kids in the Pittsburgh Public and Woodland Hills school districts.</p><p>Tutor Coordinator John Spehar and tutor Charlene Briggs say the program is <a href="http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-east/oasis-tutors-still-going-strong-211672/">beneficial</a> for students’ academic and emotional health.</p><p>“If their self-esteem is higher, they’re more interested to learn and work on activities,” says Spehar. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:09:14 +0000 Katie Blackley 16362 at http://wesa.fm Intergenerational Tutoring: The Benefits of Learning From Seniors