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Lessons from Teaching My SAT Reading Series at

I had the privilege of designing and teaching my own free 8-week SAT Reading tutoring series over this past summer 2021 at ! In this post, I walk through a couple of principles and techniques that significantly enhanced my teaching, and I prove their effectiveness through all the quantitative and qualitative student feedback I have received. What is (SHW) is a free peer tutoring platform started by Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, with comprehensive tutor certification and training policies in place to foster a safe learning environment. Anyone can tutor and become a student! Discover more testimonials at . Takeaways Even though I have TA'ed before at UC Berkeley, I learned so much through this series about teaching effectively due to one key challenge: student attendance was completely voluntary. If anything I did were unhelpful, students could simply decide to quit. I really needed t