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The Tutor Referral Contest – June 1-30

05.31.2019

EVERYBODY can be a Heart Tutor! To kick off recruitment season we are challenging YOU to recruit more tutors through a friendly contest so that we can serve more schools and more students.

No matter the winner, in the end, it all ADDS up to more Heart!

The Rules

  • For each new tutor you recruit, you receive 1 point for your 2018-19 school.
  • Whichever 2018-19 school team recruits the most new tutors will receive a special prize for their 2019-20 students. 
  • New tutors must sign
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Math Madness (in March)

03.03.2019

For anyone interested in getting more plugged into the cause around math, education, and/or opportunity, we are keeping math stats and event opportunities coming during the month of March.

Math Matters!

  • Did you know that math achievement at age 7 is predictive of socioeconomic status at age 42? (This is after controlling for IQ, academic motivation, and socioeconomic status at birth.) (Ritchie & Bates, Enduring Links From Childhood Mathematics and Reading Achievement to Adult Socioeconomic Status, 2013)
  • Surprise – not only do school-entry math
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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

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

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

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