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Math Educators Compare Notes


It’s no secret that the U.S. is falling behind the rest of the world in math education and many of the worst performers are in low-income schools. But CMS is working with some math innovators to make improvements and inspire kids to learn. One of those programs is “Heart Math Tutoring.” It uses volunteer tutors and they’re making a difference. Another is an experimental program using statistics to help kids learn.  

 Tim Chartier - associate professor of mathematics and computer science at Davidson College

Emily Elliott - executive director of Heart Math Tutoring, a Charlotte nonprofit that provides structured volunteer tutoring in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools.

Kaneka Turner - elementary math specialist at Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. 

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