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    Use of student tutors

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    One thing to consider with this is that many times higher level students have a hard time breaking things down for lower level students. For this reason, you may not always want to choose your highest student or the gifted student, but rather more of an average student. This can be a huge pick me up for students who sometimes blend in and can use the acknowledgement that this type of responsibility can provide.

    Do you as a teacher agree with this, why or why not?

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    I completely agree with this statement.

    Oftentimes, the top-notch student is not a teacher at heart. Those students could be more competitive or just not interested in helping those who "don't get it." A lot of times, those students have never felt the difficulty of what it takes to get a concept, so a top-notch student won't understand the process or the ...

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    Use of student tutors is debated in the solution.