Partner Spotlight: Supporting BCPSS Students During District Closure

Posted by Taryn Arrighi on May 4, 2020 11:00:00 AM

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

Baltimore City Public School System (BCPSS) is an inner-city district with nearly 100% of students on free/reduced lunch, and a high number of homeless/transient students. The district is continually working to provide quality education while handling various external factors, most recently being school closures. To keep their students academically engaged, many BCPSS Schools are incorporating Live 1:1 Online Tutoring into their remote learning plans.

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Topics: Personalized Learning, Virtual Tutoring Model, Student Engagement, Family Engagement, Online Tutoring, Math Tutoring, EdTech, Partnerships, Intervention, Baltimore City Public Schools, Live 1:1 Online Tutoring, At-Home Learning, Customer Spotlight

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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Connecting Live 1:1 Instruction to Google Classroom

Posted by Heather Sidoti on Apr 6, 2020 2:00:00 PM

As schools and districts remain closed, remote learning platforms have become a necessity for teachers and students affected by COVID-19. We are finding many traditional brick and mortar schools are exploring different types of distance learning resources, including Google Classroom. We understand that these are unprecedented times, and to support teachers, FEV Tutor can align with teachers' content by connecting to their Google Classroom account. 

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Topics: Online Tutoring, EdTech, Intervention, Remote Education, At-Home Learning, Google Classroom, 1:1 Instruction

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

How FEV Tutor’s 24/7 Live 1:1 Online Tutoring Can Help During School & District Closures

Posted by Aline Chaprazian on Mar 19, 2020 10:23:43 AM

With the current health concerns across the nation, many schools/districts face needing to make a quick transition to support students academically in a virtual setting. We understand choosing a program to get your students up and running while immediately meeting their academic needs is a tough decision. While students may be at home for an extended period of time, FEV Tutor wants you to know that we are here to help. For the past ten years, we have been engaging families and students from their homes and in other non-traditional education settings on a national level.

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Topics: School, Planning, Information, FEV Tutor, Getting Started with FEV Tutor, Live 1:1 Online Tutoring, How to Get Started with FEV Tutor

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

School/District Closure Academic Contingency Plan

Posted by Aline Chaprazian on Mar 10, 2020 3:42:17 PM

The current unique health situation (COVID-19) has brought up the possibility of there being temporary school and district closures throughout the nation. We wanted to let you know that FEV Tutor is dedicated to assisting educators as a resource for your Academic Contingency plan should this happen to you. We know that the health and safety of your students are of the utmost importance, and we're here to help your students remain academically engaged, no matter the circumstance.

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Topics: School, Planning, Information

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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