Boston Partners in Education
44 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210

P: (617) 451-6145
F: (617) 482-0617

Director: Pamela Civins

Contact: Wendy Beninati
P: (617) 451-6145
F: (617) 482-0617

Math Rules!

Year Program Started: 2005

Max. Participants/Year: 75

Application Deadline: ongoing

Program Timeframe: October - May (through the school year)

Academic Level Targeted: grades K-5

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education, mentoring

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: mathematics, education, mentoring

Additional Comments: Math Rules! targets first through fifth grade students in the Boston Public Schools who are struggling in math. Two to four students are matched with a volunteer who tutors them in the classroom while math is being taught. Volunteers work under the teacherís direction and motivate students to strengthen their math performance. Volunteers meet with their students one to two hours per week over the academic school year. No previous tutoring experience is needed to participate, just a willingness to work with students and to help them achieve their full potential. Personal interview, reference check, and Boston Partners in Education training in both mentoring and math are required.