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Tutor Tips: Behavior Management 101

Last week,  School on Wheels was fortunate to have two amazing speakers to present on the topic of Behavior Management. Holli Frazell, the Director of Organizational Leadership & Development at Bierman ABA Autism Centers, and Stacy Pigg, the Culture and Climate Specialist at Cold Spring Elementary (one of our partner schools), gave our tutors and […]

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Multiplying Our Mission

Every person involved in making our mission possible – from volunteers, to partners, to staff members — has a reason why they are involved, and February is the time of year when we ask people to share those reasons! During #SharetheLoveIndy, our annual awareness building and fundraising campaign, it’s inspiring to see how people are advocating for […]

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Tutor Tips: Toolkit Videos

Did you know that learning new tips and tricks for tutoring is as simple as watching a few videos? The tutor tool kits are an amazing resource filled with a wide-variety of activities that support grades k-12 in math, science and language arts. While we realize they are a great resource, we also know it […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rik

School on Wheels tutors typically tutor one hour a week at one of our sites, but Rik is no typical tutor. Since becoming a volunteer just over a year ago in September 2016, Rik has frequently tutored at two different sites, sometimes volunteering three times a week! Amy Gardner, the Program Coordinator at Cold Spring School where […]

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Week of Thanks

Thanksgiving is just a few short days away, and we at School on Wheels are celebrating how thankful we are for YOU with a Week of Thanks. We have SO much to be thankful for, and we want to kick off the holiday season by sharing what we’re grateful for, as well as ways that […]

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Tutor Spotlight: Lori Crantford

Families who are experiencing homelessness tend to move pretty frequently, due to a number of reasons. Homeless students change schools an average of 3 times while homeless. For our volunteers, this means that they may see the students we tutor anywhere from one week to a month or so. However, at our transitional living facilities, […]

Tutor Spotlight: Grace and Nicholas

Our volunteer tutors are key to our students’ academic success. They are amazing, dedicated and compassionate, and each deserve to be recognized. For this month’s tutor spotlight, Volunteer Coordinator Samantha Breeling will introduce you to Grace Trahan-Rodecap and her son, Nicholas, tutors at Fox Hill Elementary. Grace and Nicholas began tutoring August of 2015.  The […]