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When we think of an Education Champion, sometimes we narrow our focus too much.  We think only of those who are working in the most impoverished areas, or those who are working with what we would consider the most difficult children.  It is that same narrow focus that School on

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One fish, two fish, Fox Hill has some new fish! Earlier this semester, one of our amazing tutors, Celeste, realized that the aquarium in the library at Fox Hill Elementary School, where tutoring occurs, looked quite abandoned. Celeste decided that the library might be just a little bit more exciting

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Whether she’s helping a stressed first grader solve a seemingly impossible math problem or organizing and prepping tutor toolkits in our office, Hardeep has a smile and a positive attitude that never stops. Hardeep has been volunteering with School on Wheels for six years, primarily tutoring at the Salvation Army

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We have the greatest volunteers, and we’re thankful every single day for their drive, dedication, and time that they share with our students. Our tutors come from all backgrounds and from all over the city of Indianapolis and join forces to make our community a better place. Simply put, we

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Each month, we’ll be introducing you to a new School on Wheels staff member so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! This month, we’re excited to introduce you to Amy Gardner! What is your role at School on Wheels? I am the Program

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Reading is powerful! It helps develop language skills, exercises a child’s brain, enhances concentration, and much more. You can help a young reader just by sitting and reading with him. And by applying some simple reading comprehension strategies, you can greatly increase your impact with your student! Here are some

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Have you checked out our tutor tool kit videos yet? The tutor tool kits are an amazing resource filled with a wide-variety of activities that support grades K-12 in math, science, language, and visual arts. However, we know it can be a challenge to pick an appropriate grade-level game when you

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You see adorable pictures of our kiddos working on homework. You hear amazing stories from our tutors about the “aha!” moments they experience with their students during tutoring. What you don’t see or hear as often is the work we do with the parents of the children we serve.  Did you know that