Amplify Tutoring programs and services
Amplify Tutoring is an ESSER and Title funded, high-impact tutoring program that complement the efforts of K–6 students, educators, and families in building reading proficiency and confidence.
What is Amplify Tutoring?
Amplify Tutoring offers an opportunity for students to participate in engaging and adaptive lessons with tutors while accelerating their proficiency in foundational literacy skills.
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Accelerate student achievement.
Amplify Tutoring supports and accelerates student proficiency in foundational literacy skills. Results show that students in Amplify Tutoring outperformed similarly at-risk peers on a nationally normed reading assessment, and those who attended most consistently made the largest gains.
Reimagine instructional supports.
Amplify’s scaled tutoring offerings can be customized to help you meet the needs of your students. Whether you need high-quality tutoring materials, help designing your tutoring program, professional development, or tutors, Amplify can support you at every stage.
Increase insight into student learning.
Grounded in data, mCLASS® Intervention provides educators and tutors with visibility into lessons, progress monitoring, and instruction tailored to the needs of each student.
Amplify Tutoring offers research-aligned tutoring materials, services, and training. From design consultations to full-service tutoring programs, our models reflect the principles of high-impact tutoring.
Data-driven instructional materials that are aligned with the Science of Reading and meet ESSA criteria
Amplify Tutoring features research-backed lessons aligned with the Science of Reading and grounded in mCLASS Intervention (an ESSA aligned program). This program groups students with common strengths and needs and provides progress monitoring.
Learn more about using ESSA and Title funding to bring Amplify Tutoring to your students.
Frequent and consistent sessions
Tutors engage with students in three or more 30-minute skill-building sessions per week to build confidence in students’ early literacy skills.
Positive relationship building
When students feel safe and cared for, they are motivated to achieve their goals. Our approach supports consistent, positive tutor-student relationships.
Training for district and tutoring personnel
District and tutoring personnel receive flexible, comprehensive training, enabling high-quality tutoring instruction to meet student needs.
K–6 students in Amplify Tutoring are more likely to make outsized gains on mCLASS®, a nationally normed reading assessment.
Above average student growth
Amplify Tutoring works for students who need it most: 70 percent of students who scored below benchmark, and participated regularly in Amplify Tutoring, made above average growth. Tutored students were 22 percentage points more likely to make outsized growth compared to peers with a similar risk profile who did not receive tutoring at their school.
After participating in Amplify Tutoring design consultancies, leaders from more than 100 districts across the nation reported increased confidence in developing and implementing research-based high-impact tutoring (HIT) programs.
Effective training enables Amplify tutors to help their students grow. Amplify tutors report a 40 percent increase in confidence after engaging in Amplify’s tutor training course. Amplify support can include tutor coaching, professional development, and office hours.
Amplify offers three versatile tutoring models to assist schools and districts as they design and implement HIT programs. You can select the services that best suit your needs.
Which services are right for me?
1. Materials and implementation support
2. Full service
Professional development Coaching and training
Tutoring materials High-quality instructional materials and nationally normed reading assessments
1. Materials and implementation support
Amplify provides tutoring materials, professional development, program management, and data reporting for district-hired tutors. This offering includes:
- Research-backed, tutor-friendly materials and progress monitoring.
- Customizable plans for initial training, continuous professional development, and office hours.
- Tutoring attendance and student achievement reports.
2. Full service
Amplify delivers semester and year-long virtual, high-impact tutoring sessions. This offering includes:
- Groups that meet three times per week for 30-minute sessions facilitated by a tutor who is hired, managed, and coached by Amplify.
- Tutoring sessions that take place during the school day or after school, never interfering with core instruction.
- Research-backed lessons and progress monitoring grounded in mCLASS Intervention.
- A dedicated Amplify program manager.
Amplify HIT full service is available in select areas. To ensure the success of the implementation at a state or district level, it is necessary to include leadership in the planning of the HIT full service program.
Amplify provides design and implementation help to schools and districts that are launching HIT programs. Consultancies enable schools or districts to:
- Develop their own HIT programs.
- Learn HIT research-based design principles, analyze case studies, and budget resources.
- Collaborate with other leaders for support and problem solving.
- Receive personalized support for implementation.