math iQ is a program that uses innovative approaches to teach math to kids from pre-K through third grade.
Its components include:
- Three Community Hubs in at-risk areas in Pittsburgh, infused with Ready to Learn math content.
- the West End
- the East End
- the North Side
- Monthly program of 9 “math interventions” at all 3 Community Hubs that pairs 3rd graders as math buddies to pre-K and K learners.
- Adding Odd Squad (PBS’s new live action show, debuting in 2014) Clubs to 3rd grade classrooms in our 3 Community Hubs.
- Hosting 9 parent App-a-Thons during the grant period in our Community Hubs.
- Hosting Summer Learning Day activities during both 2014 and 2015 summers.
- Hosting 6 additional community events during the grant period in our Community Hubs focused on math, literacy and family engagement.
- Partnership with University of Pittsburgh to do research and develop a sustainable toolkit for scale by the 2015 school year.
For more information about the math iQ program, contact Cathy Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org or (412) 622-1394.
More About math iQ
Math anxiety begins at a young age, but math is a necessary and important educational discipline. math iQ pairs third graders and pre-K and Kindergartners in a fun session of math learning. Older students mentor younger kids, learn math together, and in the process all get more comfortable with math.