Leah Claflin

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Beyond Education: How Students Are Coping

Posted by Leah Claflin on Jul 8, 2020 10:00:00 AM

This pandemic and the following events have affected us all in a multitude of ways. For many students and families, the impact goes beyond education; it affects their mental health. A study by Gallup has shown that in the U.S., Life Ratings have plummeted to a 12-Year Low. The disappointment from friends unseen, milestones quietly passing, and most recently, the tragic killing of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor; many students are left feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and isolated.

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Topics: School, Information, Mental Health

What Makes Us Stand Out: Our Family & Student Engagement Team

Posted by Leah Claflin on Jun 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

24/7 Support Powered by FEV Tutor's Family & Student Engagement Team

FEV Tutor's Family and Student Engagement (FSE) Team equips families, students, and educators with the tools they need to work towards shared academic goals. Our FSE Team powers data-driven instruction, comprehensive data and progress monitoring, and acts as an extension of our school and district partners. 

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Topics: After School Tutoring, In-School Tutoring, Personalized Learning, Virtual Tutor, Virtual Tutoring Model, Parent Involvement, Student Engagement, Family Engagement, Online Tutoring, Teacher Support, Math Tutoring, EdTech, Partnerships, Elementary School, Intervention, At-Risk Students, #VirtualSchool, Virtual School, School, Planning, FEV Tutor, Getting Started with FEV Tutor, Live 1:1 Online Tutoring, How to Get Started with FEV Tutor, Remote Education, At-Home Learning, 1:1 Instruction, Remote Learning

Partner Spotlight: Moreno Valley USD's At-Home Tutoring While Remote Learning

Posted by Leah Claflin on Jun 11, 2020 12:38:32 PM

Live 1:1 At-Home Instruction During COVID-19 Closures

Moreno Valley USD (MVUSD) is a diverse, Title I District located in the San Bernadino-Riverside Metro Area of California. Many schools in California have incorporated Live 1:1 Online Tutoring while remote learning, and numerous MVUSD schools have launched At-Home Tutoring initiatives powered by FEV Tutor's Live, 1:1 Online Instruction. 

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Topics: Personalized Learning, Virtual Tutoring Model, Student Engagement, Family Engagement, Online Tutoring, Math Tutoring, EdTech, Partnerships, California Success Story, California, Intervention, Live 1:1 Online Tutoring, At-Home Learning, Customer Spotlight

How FEV Tutor's Live 1:1 Instruction Can Support Your Teachers During School Closures

Posted by Leah Claflin on May 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM

As school shutdowns persist, teachers are striving to find a balance between supporting their students virtually, planning lessons while navigating new technologies, and managing their own families and personal lives. Now schools have had some time to transition their students and teachers to remote learning, but that brings a new element to structuring the classroom and keeping students engaged. A teacher's schedule is hectic under normal circumstances, and while we believe educators are superheroes, it's a challenging time for everyone.

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Topics: Student Engagement, Family Engagement, Online Tutoring, EdTech, At-Risk Students, FEV Tutor, Getting Started with FEV Tutor, Live 1:1 Online Tutoring, How to Get Started with FEV Tutor, Remote Education, At-Home Learning, Google Classroom, 1:1 Instruction

Big News! FEV Tutor a Finalist in the 2020 CODiE Awards

Posted by Leah Claflin on Apr 10, 2020 11:15:00 AM

We are so excited to share that for the second consecutive year; FEV Tutor’s Innovative Intervention & Prep (Live 1:1 Instruction) was named an SIIA Education Technology 2020 CODiE Awards finalist! This year, FEV Tutor is a contender in the category Best Mathematics Instructional Solution for Grades PreK-8. It's an honor to be among the finest in virtual learning, and we strive to get better every day.

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Integrating Technology in Your Teaching

Posted by Leah Claflin on Mar 30, 2020 10:00:00 AM

The classroom looks much different from what many of us remember from our youth; computer use in school was a privilege and primarily took place in the form of Oregon Trail or keyboarding class. The mindset has changed from technology being a reward to that of a necessary, everyday learning tool.

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Social-Emotional Learning - What Is It & Why Is It Important?

Posted by Leah Claflin on Mar 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) has become somewhat of a buzzword in education today, but it can be hard to know what exactly the term means. According to CASEL, "Social and emotional learning is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions." In schools, this "whole-child" approach to teaching and learning is meant to empower students in the classroom and further on into adulthood.


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Topics: School, Planning, Information

Innovative 1:1 Math Intervention at Newton County Schools

Posted by Leah Claflin on Mar 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM
CHALLENGE

Newton County Schools is a diverse Title I school district just outside of Atlanta, Georgia serving a high At-Risk student population with 69% of students from low-income families. Students historically have struggled in Mathematics and on the Georgia State Tests.

The Secondary Education Department led by its Director, Dr. Nikkita Warfield, aimed to accelerate learning outcomes and boost Math proficiency rates for Middle and High School students across the district while placing students on a College and Career Ready path. 

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Topics: FEV Success Story, Online Tutoring, Math Tutoring, Georgia Milestones, EdTech, Georgia, Intervention, Milestone EOG

Boosting Proficiency in Baltimore City Public Schools

Posted by Leah Claflin on Jan 8, 2020 1:33:03 PM
CHALLENGE

Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPSS) is an urban Title I district serving a high At-Risk student population with 84% of students from low-income families. With the changing rigor of Maryland’s College and Career-Ready Standards, students in the district were falling behind.

Community Learning Network #6 (CLN-6) led by Dr. Mark King aimed to accelerate learning outcomes and boost proficiency rates on the Spring 2019 PARCC Assessments while placing CLN-6 students on a College and Career Ready path.

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Topics: FEV Success Story, Online Tutoring, Math Tutoring, EdTech, Maryland, Intervention, Baltimore City Public Schools, PARCC, iReady

Boosting Proficiency at PA Cyber

Posted by Leah Claflin on Jan 7, 2020 3:00:00 PM
CHALLENGE

The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School is one of the largest online public schools in the nation. The school chose FEV Tutor as an approved tutoring provider to support students in Grades 3-12 with coursework completion and preparation for Spring PSSA assessments.

As a Title I School, PA Cyber’s academic goals included boosting proficiency rates on PSSA Assessments for low-performing students, improving graduation rates, and increasing student participation in supplemental tutoring support.

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Topics: FEV Success Story, Online Tutoring, Math Tutoring, EdTech, Intervention, Pennsylvania, PSSA

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