This week is National Arts in Education Week. I like this week because I think art is important. I like this week because I love art. I like this week because I’m not sure what I would do without the arts in my life. I was lucky enough to attend

We can’t believe it –  the school year is almost over and it’s nearly summertime! The last day of tutoring at all of our partner locations was last Wednesday. And even though tutoring is over for the school year, we always try to make sure the students we serve are

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Did you hear we now have a new addition to our fabulous curriculum materials at School on Wheels?  Listen up, because you are going to love this!  It’s a sound addition to the Creativity Kit, right in time for International Creativity Month! We’re so excited to give our students this

Last month, we held our Annual Fundraiser – the Education Celebration, which was a resounding success. One focus area over the last few years has been integrating art curriculum into tutoring, and this year at the event we wanted to show that side of our program to attendees. To make

If you’ve listened to the news lately, you’ve probably heard of STEM. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. This is being incorporated into classroom curriculum and after school programs around the world. Add an ‘A’ for Art to this acronym and you get STEAM. STEAM is a

Great (artsy) things are happening at School on Wheels! For the last couple of years, tutoring has been focused mostly on academics – we’ve always wanted to make sure students are proficient in math and language arts, since those are the two subjects that kids in grades 3-8 are tested