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To kick off the tutoring hour, our students take a few minutes and do a writing prompt that helps them get focused. Before the holiday break began, students were given the writing prompt of “what are you thankful for?” In Indianapolis, 29% of families experiencing homelessness are fleeing domestic violence

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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

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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

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It’s no secret we are fans of each staff member at School on Wheels. Not only do they have wonderful personalities, but each is skilled in her focus area. Our Education Manager, Erin Brown, is just one of our amazing team members. She uses her background as a teacher to

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Each school year, our volunteer tutors and staff work one-on-one with the children we serve during the tutoring hour, but some people may not know that our Program Coordinators also work with the parents of the children in our program. Our goal is to equip parents with the tools necessary

As a tutor for School on Wheels, I made a friend in one of the students I tutored every week and learned my own lessons from him as I tried to help him learn his. I’ll call him Mark. Mark and I worked together on his schoolwork, and as we

One of our long time tutors, Pete Chastain, recently shared with us this piece that he wrote about the time he spends tutoring at one of our partner locations, Dayspring Center. There are often so many things that we want to convey about tutoring, but our words come up short. This

Each day at School on Wheels, we are honored to work with such fantastic, talented kids at tutoring. This week, we thought we would take the time to celebrate two students, Marie and Aaron, and the great things they have been accomplishing! One of our Program Coordinators, Ieva, was so proud of