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Upcoming Heart events!

08.20.2020

Want to get more involved with Heart Tutoring? 

We have a series of events/gatherings where potential and existing tutors can connect. Upcoming events are listed below! Most of all, we hope you will join us as a volunteer by signing up here.

Upcoming Fall Events 

Interested in attending one of our events? Sign-up below! We hope to see you soon!

See details of events below!

Heart Tutoring Virtual Information Sessions

Heart Tutoring is hosting a series of virtual information sessions to explain our virtual tutoring … continue reading

Tutor Spotlight: Jalen Gilmore

08.07.2020

Jalen has been a Heart tutor for 3 years, most recently at Bruns Academy. He spoke with us about his tutoring experience!

Q: How did you get involved with Heart Tutoring?

Jalen: At the time I was working at US Bank, and there was a United Way-sponsored event where local nonprofits were trying to find volunteers. The one that appealed to me most was Heart Tutoring. I’ve always liked working with kids; I was an AAU basketball coach in the past and really enjoyed that. … continue reading

Virtual Tutoring Pilot Program

07.21.2020

In response to COVID-19, Heart Tutoring is preparing for a virtual tutoring model for the 2020-21 school year. After a significant amount of time spent researching software programs for math and talking to school principals and other partners, we believe virtual tutoring will be an impactful way to support students in building confidence and strengthening their foundational math skills while still being able to use volunteers as tutors.

Heart staff members tested virtual tutoring with a Summer Pilot program! Thanks to gifts from Pamlico … continue reading

The Importance of Growth Mindset

07.13.2020

Earlier this year, several of our volunteers joined Heart staff to participate in Heart Tutoring’s first-ever book club. The selected book was Limitless Mind, Jo Boaler’s most recent research of fixed versus growth mindsets and the impacts those different notions have, not only in the perceived abilities of students, but also in the attitudes of adults.

Concurrently, Sarah Cover, one of our program managers, completed an online course led by Jo Boaler and based upon the classroom research found in her book, Mathematical Mindsetscontinue reading

June 2020 Fundraising Update

06.26.2020

Although COVID-19 prompted a shortened year of in-school programming, our donors have continued providing math skills and mentorship to Heart Tutoring students. We are wrapping up a successful, albeit different year, and as we plan our program model for the 2020/21 school year, our goal is to serve 1,130 Charlotte students in a virtual format knowing that after summer break, students will need our support more than ever.

Over the past few months, new Heart resources have been shared with school partners, students, and … continue reading

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