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Category Archives: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Heart Celebrated Math Day with Fox 46 News

03.11.2019

On March 6th, 2019, Heart Math Tutoring celebrated World Math Day with Fox 46 News.  Good Day Anchors Jason Harper and Paige Fehling hosted Executive Director Emily Gaffney and Heart Tutoring tutor at Montclaire Elementary, Charles Duckett. They discussed math education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and how Heart is supporting student growth. Check out a clip from the interview here!… continue reading

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

Volunteer Recruitment Kickoff – Volunteers needed in the 2018/19 School Year!

07.26.2018

Heart’s 2018 Volunteer Drive is officially underway! Students across 22 school partners need tutors in the 2018/19 school year, which means Heart will be working to recruit over 1,300 volunteers between now and mid-September.

**Please sign up to be a volunteer tutor today!**

If you have already secured your volunteer spot, we’d appreciate your help in recruiting volunteers with these quick and easy tips:

Help spread the word by using these tools to recruit friends, family members, and colleagues who you think would be … continue reading

Congratulations Heart Students and Tutors! 98% Meet Growth Goals

06.29.2018

As summer begins, we celebrate what was accomplished in the 2017/18 school year by hundreds of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) students who were part of Heart Math Tutoring.

  • 98% of 893 Heart students met program growth goals in math, growing in two or more building block concept areas.
  • On average, students doubled the goal – growing in 4.9 concept areas. The goals were set with guidance from math specialists at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and UNC Charlotte.
  • Students grew from mastering 26% to 59% of the skills needed
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Students, Families and Tutors Celebrate End of Year

05.14.2018

Over the next week, families, tutors, and students will gather to celebrate a great year of tutoring and students’ progress in Heart with food and fun. Families will learn math games to play at home over summer break, and students will receive goodie bags that include a deck of cards and game directions that are on their level. All will celebrate students’ accomplishments in Heart!

See photos of each celebration with our 17 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools partners on our facebook page!

 

 

 

 

 

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