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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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Meet the Staff: Brian Craig

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 Coordinator for both STAR programs at […]

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2017: What a Year!

Happy 2018!  A new year brings so much excitement and opportunities with it. While we can’t wait to see what all 2018 has in store, we can’t help but take some time to look back fondly at all that happened at School on Wheels in 2017. January- We kicked off the new year by training […]

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Art Matters: Winter Artwork Kits

What a way to kick off the holiday season! We recently received a grant from Penrod Society that enabled us to provide all students in our tutoring program a bag of supplies to create artist-inspired bulletin boards over winter break. To me, a bulletin board represents a fresh start and a space to post anything I […]

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Barton Holiday Party

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. The party benefitted kids who […]

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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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Make the Most of Fall Break

Students across Indianapolis are enjoying fall break! But just because class isn’t in session doesn’t mean there aren’t opportunities for all kids to learn and grow! After kiddos catch up on sleep, parents and kids can do something together that will help them become more well-rounded individuals and help them stay engaged even while on […]