Teaching Strategies and Complementary Tools

Every instructor has her/his own way of teaching. Often there is no single strategy rather a blend of different ones. Depending on the strategies that you use when teaching, certain technologies are worth considering. The sub-pages of this section describe a variety of teaching strategies and provide information on each.

The Library's Curricular Technology Team has been hard at work developing expanded information about many technological options.  Each teaching strategy page links to relevant information about specific technologies.

South China Sea

South China Sea


Resources for Faculty

FYS Syllabi and Class Sites


Writing and Teaching Retreat

Faculty Retreat


Peer Writing Tutors

Peer Writing Tutors can work with Middlebury students at every phase of the writing process.


The Paul W. Ward '25 Memorial Prize


Ward Prize Certificate



Teaching Resources

The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research hosts discussions, round tables, and talks about teaching at Middlebury and beyond. 


Faculty and Staff Professionals

Middlebury College students may meet with faculty and professional staff for Tutoring in Writing, ESOL Support, Quantitative Skills Support, Study Skills, and Time Management.


CTLR Statement  on Tutoring Services



The case study for Middlebury College's January 2003 participation in the Wharton/IRHE Program on Leadership in Higher Education helps articulate a mission for the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research; to integrate a portion of the programs central to teaching and learning at Middlebury and to house them in the new library:

Peer Tutoring and Mentoring

Peer Tutors, Peer Writing Tutors, and FYSE Mentors are Middlebury College students who assist Middlebury students in content areas, writing, oral presentation, time management, and study skills.


Faculty share teaching experiences at the Annual Writing Retreat at Mad River Glen.