5 Steps Expectations Twitter

5 Steps to Setting Expectations at Tutoring

Earlier this month, we gathered a diverse panel of experts skilled in working with youth and families experiencing homelessness to discuss trauma and its impact on a child’s brain, behaviors and ability to learn. We asked our tutors to submit questions to help frame the conversation. While we tried to target all the questions and concepts […]

family homelessness

About Family Homelessness

Note: This blog was last updated on November 11, 2016. This week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Each year, local and national organizations host events and increase advocacy efforts to raise awareness about the problems of hunger and homelessness in the United States. It’s an opportunity for organizations to educate and inspire compassion […]

Aster Bekele: Catalyst for Change

2014 marked the second year that School on Wheels awarded an outstanding educator with the Education Champion award. The Education Champion award recognizes an individual who has devoted his or her time, expertise and focus in supporting youth and championing education.  Both traditional and non traditional educators with more than five years experience directly working […]

A Message of Thanks to our Tutors

National Volunteer Appreciation Week is April 21 – 27th, 2013 As we approach National Volunteer Appreciation Week, I am reminded of the many magical moments I have experienced during the tutoring hour.  Experiences that one tutor recently described as, “little moments that add up to a very big, rewarding experience.”  At first, I only thought […]