Poll: Rubric 2.0

Which of the following areas from Rubric 2.0 do you feel presents the most challenges as a tutor?

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Correct English Chrome Add-on

A while back, one of our tutors, Murali Namburi, recommended a great resource called Grammarly for tutors to use when tutoring. This resource is a Chrome extension that highlights grammar and punctuation mistakes and suggests corrections. It works with all types of chat and emails and will help ensure we are using correct English when communicating with students. Please find the link to Grammarly directly below:

Add Grammarly to Chrome

What are some Chrome extensions that you find helpful when tutoring?

— Team Yup

Writing Effective Overviews

One of the recent changes you will notice on Rubric 2.0 and Tutoring Template 2.0 takes place in the introduction stage of session. After identifying where the student is stuck, an overview should be provided to the student to communicate a plan of action and set expectations for their participation:

Overview 1

Overview 3


Below are 3 example situations– please take a moment to respond with possible overviews via the discussion box below:

Situation 1:
A student is asked to find the volume of a cylinder, but is unsure of which formula to use.

Situation 2:
A student is graphing an inequality, but is having trouble deciding where to shade their graph in order to complete their solution.

Situation 3:
A student is asked to use the law of sines to solve a word problem. They have made some progress, but their uploaded work shows a computational error which is causing confusion.

There many different ways to communicate a helpful overview to the students in the situations above. Take a moment to review the new Rubric and Tutor Template and share your own ideas below!

— Raj

New and Improved Yup Standards!


Yup Tutors:

We are very excited to introduce you to Rubric 2.0 and Tutoring Template 2.0!  These new teaching benchmarks are a more simplified approach to ensuring our students are receiving the best possible learning experience. They will also produce feedback scores that are easier to understand, with less room for grading discrepancies. We also want to provide you with more freedom on teaching as long as you help the students arrive to the solution.

Please take the time to read and understand the new Rubric and Tutoring Template, you need to begin applying changes to your instruction in sessions immediately. 

Tutor Rubric (version 2.0.1)Untitled

Tutoring Template 2.0Tutoring Template 2.0

We would love to hear your feedback, questions, and concerns. Please leave a comment letting us know what you think about both the documents!

Happy tutoring!
— Raj