Common Denominator (C/D), formerly Top Honors, is a non-profit educational organization that provides free math tutoring to NYC 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th-graders. Tutoring takes place on Saturdays and Wednesday evenings at a school on the Upper West Side.
UPDATE: Since 03/28 we have offered virtual tutoring. We are prepared to continue virtual tutoring through the fall. If you are interested, please reach out to us at email@example.com
New volunteer orientation and training sessions take place on a rolling basis. To receive an invitation, please submit an application here. Frequently asked questions about the C/D volunteer experience can be found on our website.
All tutoring sessions take place on the Upper West Side in Manhattan on the following days and times:
Session 1: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Session 2: Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Session 3: Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Volunteers may be professionals, advanced high school, college, or graduate students (community service credit is available). Applicants should be available on Saturdays for two hours starting at 10 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. or on Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8 pm, like math, and enjoy working with students in the middle school age group (10-14 years). No prior experience is necessary.
A note on volunteer commitment:
Tutors attend on average 3-4 Saturdays per month from October and May, which includes holidays and school breaks.
To apply, submit an online application at www.cdmath.org/volunteer. Upon receipt, Common Denominator will contact the candidate directly with an invitation to attend the next training.
To help underperforming NYC middle school students master fundamental math skills so that they have a strong foundation upon which they may develop critical thinking skills used in real life situations.
Common Denominator, formerly known as Top Honors, is a not-for-profit, mathematics tutoring program that helps reinforce basic mathematical skills for middle school students. Common Denominator's unique and structured curriculum focuses on math concepts, real-life examples, and incorporates competitive mathematics-driven games that motivate students to learn.
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