FEV Success Story - Math Growth at Moreno Valley Unified School District

Posted by Caitlin Powers on Jun 5, 2018 12:00:58 PM
The Challenge:

Moreno Valley Unified School District (MVUSD), a diverse Title I district located in the San Bernardino-Riverside Metropolitan Area of California, historically struggled in Math. With the changing rigor of California Common Core State Standards, students throughout the district were falling further behind. Over three quarters of students district-wide were scoring below proficiency on the California Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) assessment. District administrators knew they had to address Math achievement head-on. They would need to think outside of the box to get students additional supports to keep them on track to fulfill California A-G Requirements and place them on a College and Career Ready path.

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Topics: FEV Success Story, video, Title I, Online Tutoring, Math Tutoring, EdTech, NWEA, MAP Growth, California Success Story, California, CAASPP, SBAC

New Video: Math Intervention at Fulton County Schools, GA

Posted by Caitlin Powers on Dec 19, 2017 11:38:38 AM
Overview

In November FEV Tutor was pleased to present at the EdTechTeacher Summit with Chris Shearer, Principal of Holcomb Bridge Middle School (HBMS) of Fulton County Schools. Principal Shearer and FEV's Director of Academics, Daniel Hebert, lead a session titled: Personalized Learning - A Story About Collaboration and Changing Outcomes for Students. As a part of the presentation, FEV Tutor premiered our latest Success Story video which showcases the impact FEV's tutoring had on HBMS struggling Math students and includes feedback from Holcomb Bridge administrators, teachers, and students. We've included the video in the blog post below!

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Topics: FEV Success Story, video, Title I, Online Tutoring, Math Tutoring, Georgia Milestones, EdTech, Fulton County Schools, Conference

Online Tutoring Success Story: STAAR & TSI Exam Prep at Dallas ISD

Posted by Caitlin Powers on Jul 25, 2017 3:47:45 PM

Overview

As an approved tutoring provider for Dallas Independent School District, FEV Tutor partnered with Thomas Jefferson High School, Thomas Jefferson Collegiate Academy, Pinkson Collegiate Academy, and Dr. Emmett J. Conrad Global Collegiate Academy to deliver online tutoring to help Dallas ISD students to prepare for STAAR End of Course (EOC) Assessments and the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment.

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Topics: FEV Success Story, Title I, Online Tutoring, Math Tutoring, STAAR Test Prep, TSI Test Prep, Texas Success Story, Reading Tutoring, Writing Tutoring

Online Tutoring Success Story: Math Skill-Building at Fulton County Schools, Georgia

Posted by Caitlin Powers on Jun 27, 2017 4:10:15 PM
Overview

As a district-approved virtual tutoring provider at Fulton County Schools (FCS), FEV Tutor has partnered with several FCS Elementary and Middle Schools in the Greater Atlanta area to deliver highly-targeted, live, 1-to-1 Math and ELA Tutoring support. Each tutoring program has been planned collaboratively with school leadership and customized based on the needs of individual school sites. Our classroom-connected tutoring services have been delivered during the school day, after-school, and at-home on nights and weekends to help students to bridge skill-gaps, prepare for the Georgia Milestones assessment, support remediation, and as an in-school suspension support service for FCS students. 

In this success story we are profiling the Math student achievement gains attained by 8th grade students at Holcomb Bridge Middle School who participated in an intensive Math skill-building program ahead of the Georgia Milestones Exam. We are pleased to say that after one semester of FEV's tutoring services 70% of participating students went on to exceed their projected gains on the Georgia Milestones Math Assessment. On their seasonal STAR assessments, the average Holcomb Bridge FEV tutor participant grew from the 61st nationwide percentile to the 72nd percentile from Fall to Spring.

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Topics: FEV Success Story, Title I, Online Tutoring, Math Tutoring, STAR Benchmarks, Georgia Milestones

Partner Spotlight: Measured Gains with AVID & Title I Students - Silverado High School [Video]

Posted by Caitlin Powers on Mar 14, 2017 12:27:41 PM
Overview:

Last month FEV Tutor was honored to present at the National Title I Conference with Victor Valley Union High School District (VVUHSD). Together with Silverado High School Principal, Heather Conkle, we shared details of our partnership to drive measured gains for AVID and Title I Math students through live, 1-to-1 virtual tutoring.

Watch the video below to learn what lead the school to partner with FEV Tutor and to hear program highlights and results from Silverado students, teachers, and administrators. 

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Topics: FEV Success Story, Math Tuttoring, Title I, AVID

In case you missed it...FEV's virtual tutoring was featured in the OLC Online Learning Journal!

Posted by Caitlin Powers on Feb 16, 2016 3:17:33 PM

We're excited to announce that this winter the Peer Review Journal,
Online Learning Consortium Online Learning Journal  Volume 19, Issue 5 - December 2015, included a third party efficacy study on FEV's Virtual Tutoring Services written by Shanan Chappell, Pamela Arnold, John Nunnery, and Melva Grant of Old Dominion University! 

This was a special issue of Online Learning which focused on bringing additional rigor and research in K-12 Online Learning to examine both what is not working in K-12 online settings and to "investigate and report instances of effective policy and practice in K-12 Online and surrounding settings such as K-12 blended classrooms or online learning for non K-12 students (Lokey-Vega & Barbour)." 

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Topics: FEV Success Story, Research, Efficacy

Partner Spotlight: South Cobb High School, GA [Video]

Posted by Caitlin Powers on Feb 2, 2016 10:43:23 AM
 

Overview:

This month FEV Tutor is pleased to feature South Cobb High School on the blog. Together with South Cobb's Assistant Principal, Candice Jimerson-Johnson, we lead a session at the National Title I Conference to showcase how SCHS utilizes FEV's services to innovate their school's Title I tutoring programs.

Below please find the video we presented during our session. Watch to learn what South Cobb students, teachers, and administrators liked most about FEV Tutor's virtual tutoring services.

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Topics: FEV Success Story, Remediation, video, Title I

Partner Spotlight: Santa Ana Unified School District, CA

Posted by Caitlin Powers on Dec 18, 2015 10:04:22 AM

OVERVIEW:

This month FEV Tutor is proud to profile our partnership with Santa Ana Unified School District in sunny Southern California! 

In Early December FEV Tutor and Santa Ana administrators worked together to launch a virtual tutoring program to support five of the district's Intermediate Schools. FEV is tutoring students during the school day, after school as part of an Extended Learning Program, and at home on evenings and weekends for identified SAUSD students. 

We are especially excited to share details of this partnership, as Santa Ana USD offers an innovative and forward thinking approach to personalized learning.

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Topics: FEV Success Story, After School Tutoring, In-School Tutoring, Personalized Learning

The Year in Review - 2015 by the Numbers [Infographic]

Posted by Caitlin Powers on Dec 8, 2015 2:04:39 PM

With the New Year just around the corner, we here at FEV Tutor wanted to pause for a moment and reflect on what has been an exciting year for the company.

With a few weeks of tutoring still left in 2015, we are pleased to announce that FEV Tutor broke our record of number of virtual tutoring sessions delivered in one calendar year! This year we have tutored over 4,000 students from our k-12 partner schools who participated in over 50,000 virtual tutoring sessions!

During each virtual tutoring session, students met 1-on-1 with their own personal tutor to bridge skill gaps, prepare for high stakes exams, review homework assignments, and much more. As a result, students showed an average of 30% improvement in student achievement gains (pre-test to Exit Ticket) across all core subjects. 

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Topics: FEV Success Story

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