Volunteering as a family is a great way to spend positive time together while making a big impact in the community. Sekar and Vishnu Iyer are just one of our adult/child teams who dedicate one hour of each week to working with our kiddos at Coburn Place. Sekar and Vishnu began tutoring in August of 2017.
What a way to kick off the holiday season! We recently received a grant from Penrod Society that enabled us to provide all students in our tutoring program a bag of supplies to create artist-inspired bulletin boards over winter break. To me, a bulletin board represents a fresh start and a
While our main objective is to break the cycle of homelessness through education by providing tutoring and educational services to families impacted by homelessness, it’s also important to keep people informed about homelessness as an issue in our country and provide tools to be part of the solution. We thought we’d take a minute
While other kids might carry an action figure or gaming system around with them, Anthony carries something much more practical; a AAA battery. That may seem like a strange thing to keep around at all times, but at tutoring one evening, that battery saved the day. Anthony was working on
It’s natural that each individual who starts volunteering with School on Wheels has some apprehension about being a new tutor. While we know each person will positively impact our students, we also want to reassure our volunteers by answering some of the questions they have about the tutoring session or
Every few months, 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 highlighting Kayla Bacon, our Communications Coordinator. What is your role at School on Wheels? I have the fun responsibility
Adding And Subtracting Fractions With Different Denominators Last week marked our first week back to tutoring for the school year! It was so wonderful to see the familiar faces of all of our students, volunteers, and program partners out at our tutoring sites! To celebrate heading back to tutoring (and to get
We’re so excited that tutoring is back in session at some of our locations. There are so many new tutors and kids to get to know this year, and we can’t wait to watch really great experiences unfold for everyone. Here are some of our favorite interactions our Program Coordinators