Tips for Engaging Students through Art

This week is National Arts in Education Week. I like this week because I think art is important. I like this week because I love art. I like this week because I’m not sure what I would do without the arts in my life. I was lucky enough to attend primary and middle...

5 iPad Apps for Working with Multiple Students

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 unable to attend...

10 Tips for Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum

Last semester, Mary Roth, an Autism Ally with the Autism Society of Indiana, came to School on Wheels to do a presentation and Q&A with our Program Coordinators on how to support students on the autism spectrum.  We have a few students dealing with autism in our...

Did you hear? Art & Sound Kits are at tutoring!

Did you hear we now have a new addition to our fabulous curriculum materials at School on Wheels?  Listen up, because you are going to love this!  It’s a sound addition to the Creativity Kit, right in time for International Creativity Month! We’re so excited to...

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...