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Heart Math Tutoring - Charleston

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy

Location

1100 S. Mint Street Ste 107Charlotte, NC 28203 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Heart Math Tutoring seeks to ensure that all elementary students have the foundational math skills and enthusiasm for academics they need to be successful. We are excited to be launching our newest program site in Charleston, SC! Most students who are struggling in math have not had access to concrete experiences with numbers that support higher levels of learning. These students need one-on-one attention and instruction at their level. We believe that volunteer time is one of the only resources currently available to public schools that is not yet fully leveraged. We know that Charleston's community cares deeply about the success of its children, and when given an effective opportunity to help, volunteers will make a tremendous impact on the academic trajectory of those students who are in most need of support. Join us!

Description

Heart Math Tutoring is a math intervention program that recruits and trains volunteers to work in elementary schools as tutors, delivering a proven curriculum which includes materials in one-on-one sessions during the school day. Teachers and school administrators recommend students for the program who are identified as one or more years below grade level in math. Heart then assesses each students served to determine his/her conceptual gaps and provides instruction at each student’s level in the form of 30 minutes to an hour one-on-one tutoring sessions twice per week.

Heart provides the curriculum and manages the volunteer tutors, allowing volunteers to bring struggling students up to grade level without creating additional work for school staff.

Heart uses a district-approved, Common Core-based curriculum designed specifically for volunteer tutors. It includes hands-on activities, clear goals and learning levels, instruction targeted to meet each student’s specific needs, and pre/post-assessments measuring student growth.

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