We always say that tutoring changes two lives: a child’s life and your life. Never has this been more evident to me than with my daughter. School on Wheels has been a part of Julia’s life since I started working here eight years ago when she was ten years old.
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
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 Brian Craig, one of our Program Coordinators. What is your role at School on Wheels? I’m a Program
What a night we had at the Barton Center last Monday for our annual holiday party for families living there! Thanks to our friends at Royal United Mortgage (RUM) and their employees with hearts of gold, we were able to throw a simply fabulous party at one of our tutoring sites.
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
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
Imagine you are a kid again. You live in a motel room with your mom and little sister. Despite your mom working day and night, you soon end up in a shelter across town. You pack up your few belongings, say goodbye to your friends, and transfer to your new school
Every night at tutoring, our goal is that all of our students are able to benefit from having 1:1 homework assistance – but as we all know, this is not always possible. Many times, we will have a new family of four students join us or a tutor will be