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2018 NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference

01.03.2019

By Sarah Cover and Kelsey Ripley

Sarah and I joined the Heart team as Program Managers this summer, and in October, we had the opportunity to join Cydney in attending the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference (NCCTM) in Greensboro, NC. We were joined by hundreds of other North Carolina math teachers, facilitators, and researchers. It was inspiring to be surrounded by so many other education professionals who are working to creatively and effectively address the challenges of math instruction. As a Heart … continue reading

Celebrating Heart Students!

12.10.2018

Through December 17th, families, tutors, Heart staff and CMS school partners will come together to enjoy food and fun as we celebrate students’ progress so far this year. Heart students will receive goodie bags with math games they will play at the party with their families and tutors, as well as at home.

“We love this special time of year where we get to celebrate students’ hard work in Heart with families and tutors. It is a unique experience where students are surrounded by some … continue reading

HeartThrob 2019

11.30.2018

Heart is gearing up for its 5th Annual HeartThrob celebration, an annual event for young professional volunteers and their friends!

Mark your calendar for Friday, February 8th from 8pm to 11pm and plan to join us at Flight Beer Garden & Music Hall for live music and drinks. All proceeds benefit Heart Math Tutoring.

Early bird tickets are available now at https://heartthrob2019.eventbrite.comcontinue reading

Seek First to Understand…

11.29.2018

Seek First to Understand…

In Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, Habit #5 is “Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood”. Heart’s Program team recently spent the weekly training time seeking to understand more about our students, most of whom are growing up in various levels of poverty.

“Locate a resilient kid and you will also find a caring adult—or several—who has guided them.”- Invincible Kids, U.S. News & World Report

“School is the single context within which the combination … continue reading

COMMUNITY FEEDBACK REQUESTED BY NCDHHS – ADD MATH

11.19.2018

The NC Department of Health and Human Services released a draft statewide Early Childhood Action Plan and is asking for community feedback in writing by November 30th. The goal of the plan is to improve early childhood outcomes across NC for children ages 0 – 8. Ten high level goals range from improving housing and hunger to health and academics. While it is encouraging to see reading included in the plan, (goal #10 is stated as “Grade Level Reading: Young children across North … continue reading

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