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  • Tutoring Teen Makes an Impact
    Recent middle school graduate Zarina Yunis, age (almost!) 14, discusses her experiences tutoring with School on Wheels. Middle and high school students are often looking for opportunities to volunteer and earn service hours. I highly recommend tutoring for School on Wheels. School on Wheels is a non-profit organization that helps support the educational needs of... Read more » The post Tutoring T...
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  • How Tutoring Impacted This Mom and Her Two Daughters
    “When I saw your booth at the event I was attending for work; I had to come over and say Hi and Thank you! I was homeless with my two daughters in 2008 and School on Wheels was one of the first agencies that provided us with support and helped us get back on our... Read more » The post How Tutoring Impacted This Mom and Her Two Daughters appeared first on School on Wheels.
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  • Tutors of the Month – July 2017
    Region 8 – Ventura County: Rachel Bravo – Because my employer, Ventura County Credit Union, allows employees to volunteer during work hours, I wanted to do something to help kids. My son had just left for college, and I was hoping to help other kids get that opportunity. I “met” School on Wheels and loved... Read more » The post Tutors of the Month – July 2017 appeared first on School on Wheels.
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  • Students of the Month – July 2017
    Region 8: Ryleigh (Grade 5) I enjoy learning things that I don’t know. I enjoy doing art projects, especially drawing and painting and lots of color. I have worked hard on learning fractions and multiplication. I would like people to know that I am very capable when it comes to doing schoolwork. When my little... Read more » The post Students of the Month – July 2017 appeared first on School on W...
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  • Ask A Tutor Tuesday – 7/5/2017
    Question: I tutor at a group home and the students never have homework. When I bring academic things to do they don’t want to participate. I feel like I’m not making any impact. They all definitely need help with basic skills. That can definitely be a challenge! First of all, I would suggest increasing student... Read more » The post Ask A Tutor Tuesday – 7/5/2017 appeared first on School on Whee...
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  • Student Becomes Tutor
    In 2003, Tony was in 5th grade and struggling to learn a new language as well as understand his math homework. His family had moved to the United States from Vietnam. Tony was matched with a School on Wheels tutor and remembers breaking down one day because of the stress of it all. His family... Read more » The post Student Becomes Tutor appeared first on School on Wheels.
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  • 10 Father’s Day Facts
    Sunday 18th June is Father’s Day Here is everything you need to know about Father’s Day which is celebrated around the world on the third Sunday in June. According to Hallmark, Father’s Day is the fourth-largest card-sending occasion Fifty percent of all Father’s Day cards are purchased for fathers. Almost 20 percent of Father’s Day... Read more » The post 10 Father’s Day Facts appeared first on ...
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  • Homeless Boy Helps Others
    Taree is one of 2.5 million homeless children in the USA. They live in shelters, in cars, in shabby old hotels, or on the streets. The children’s families have ended up there for different reasons, but they all dream of a home of their own. “I’ve been homeless since I was nine,” explains Taree. “For... Read more » The post Homeless Boy Helps Others appeared first on School on Wheels.
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  • Making Connections - 2017 Summer Program
    Join School on Wheels staff to learn about our exciting 2017 summer program. Studies have shown that learning how to make personal connections to books strengthens reading comprehension skills and may enable students to read beyond their grade level. This 8-week program is designed to target literacy skills in all grades, K-12.
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  • Tutors of the Month – June 2017
    Online Tutoring Ryan Geitner – Wow! I tutor online from North Carolina. In many ways, coming to my students through a screen has broken down the borders of communication and opportunity. It’s incredible to have these young friends across the country who lead lives so different from my own but reflect the same (if not... Read more » The post Tutors of the Month – June 2017 appeared first on School...
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  • Star Students of the Month – June 2017
    Online Tutoring: Philemon Hodgson (2nd Grade) is an energetic, creative, and hilarious student. He is full of life and loves drawing. In addition, when he gets stuck on a difficult homework problem, he can stop, focus, and solve the problem. Then he does a quick victory dance and goes on with his artistic brilliance. His... Read more » The post Star Students of the Month – June 2017 appeared firs...
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  • Making Connections – 2017 Summer Program
    Join School on Wheels staff to learn about our exciting 2017 summer program. Studies have shown that learning how to make personal connections to books strengthens reading comprehension skills and may enable students to read beyond their grade level. This 8-week program is designed to target literacy skills in all grades, K-12. The post Making Connections – 2017 Summer Program appeared first on Sc...
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  • Tutor Anniversaries May 2017
    We would like to give a huge shout out to all of these amazing tutors who have volunteered with us for a year or more! We couldn’t impact the lives of thousands of children without you.   Nine Years Susan Tinkley Seven Years Eric Armstrong Jeffrey Jacobs Five Years Dilicia Barnes Four Years Lisa Winn Three... Read more » The post Tutor Anniversaries May 2017 appeared first on School on Wheels.
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  • Ask A Tutor Tuesday – 5/8/2017
    Question: My student seems advanced for his age. He’s 11 and can complete most of the homework we do with only a little prompting. I’m looking for a way to challenge him in our sessions. Any ideas? It’s wonderful that your student seems to be doing so well in school. First, I’d suggest making sure... Read more » The post Ask A Tutor Tuesday – 5/8/2017 appeared first on School on Wheels.
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  • School on Wheels Logging Tutorial (for Orange County)
    A brief overview of our new logging site for Orange County. If you tutor in Orange County, this video provides the instructions you need to log your tutoring sessions. Note: For those who do not tutor in Orange County, this new site will be available everywhere soon.
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  • Honor your Mom this Mother’s Day
    Donate to School on Wheels today and we will send your mom or a mom in your life a card or email in time for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14th, 2017. Donate $25 and we will send a personalized email –   Donate $40 and we will send a card in the mail with your... Read more » The post Honor your Mom this Mother’s Day appeared first on School on Wheels.
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  • Former Teacher Becomes Volunteer Tutor
    Chris Kuritzkes is a pre-K teacher and recently moved to California from Philadelphia. She read a flyer about School on Wheels and was intrigued to find out more. She trained as a tutor and was recently matched with Giselle (10). Chris says that Giselle is a very hard worker and enjoys learning. Since Giselle loves... Read more » The post Former Teacher Becomes Volunteer Tutor appeared first on S...
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  • Dwight, The Math Guy
    “I enjoy tutoring math. When I first applied, math tutors were in short supply. Agnes Stevens (Founder of School on Wheels) referred to me as the math guy.” Dwight Liu has been a School on Wheels tutor for 15 years! He maintains his one-hour-a-week commitment and continues to volunteer because he finds it rewarding and... Read more » The post Dwight, The Math Guy appeared first on School on Wheel...
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  • Rachel & Ryleigh
    Ryleigh is 12 ¼ years old, and her favorite flavor ice-cream is birthday cake! She would like to be a nurse, like her mom, because “Being a nurse is the best thing because you get to help people.” Rachel Bravo, Ryleigh’s tutor’s favorite ice cream is pistachio. Ryleigh says Rachel is “funny, nice and kind.”... Read more » The post Rachel & Ryleigh appeared first on School on Wheels.
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  • Southern California All-American lends big hand to young yoga students
    Zach Banner poses with students during Trojan Zen. (Photo by Ben Wong) LOS ANGELES — Later this month, Zach Banner’s name will be called at the NFL Draft, whereupon he’ll leave the college comforts of Southern California and begin a life of professional size and skill. Banner is a 6-foot-9, 340-pound offensive tackle on the... Read more » The post Southern California All-American lends big hand t...
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  • Tutor Anniversaries April 2017
    We would like to give a huge shout out to all of these amazing tutors who have volunteered with us for a year or more! We couldn’t impact the lives of thousands of children without you.   Eleven Years Frank Olvera Nine Years Dick Bennett Eight Years Linda Huddle Seven Years Lauren Nguyen Three Years Brenda... Read more » The post Tutor Anniversaries April 2017 appeared first on School on Wheels.
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  • Changing Attitudes and Behavior in Your Tutoring Sessions
    Does your student give up when work is difficult? Does he/she act out in a group setting? In this workshop, elementary teacher and School on Wheels tutor Natalie Platon provides tips and techniques for managing student behavior and increasing motivation. Topics include combating the “I can’t” attitude, helping to focus fidgety students, and using positive... Read more » The post Changing Attitude...
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  • Tutor Anniversaries March 2017
    We would like to give a huge shout out to all of these amazing tutors who have volunteered with us for a year or more! We couldn’t impact the lives of thousands of children without you.   Nineteen Years Catherine Meek Eight Years Paula De La Rosa Ishtiaq Chisti Six Years Anne Marie Hamilton Five Years... Read more » The post Tutor Anniversaries March 2017 appeared first on School on Wheels.
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  • 2016 Hours at Minimum Wage Needed to Afford Rent
    Housing is Out of Reach Millions of Americans struggle to find affordable rents. In order to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment in the U.S., renters need to earn a wage of $20.30 per hour. In six states and the District of Columbia, they need to earn more than $25 per hour. The Housing Wage for... Read more » The post 2016 Hours at Minimum Wage Needed to Afford Rent appeared first on School o...
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  • April Newsletter 2017
    April was a fulfilling month for School on Wheels! We received a generous grant from our donor of the month, The Eisner Foundation, committing to fund transformative intergenerational programs that address inequality and injustice. In the news, our students got to enjoy yoga at the USC Athletic Department with USC Football Community Service Award Winner... Read more » The post April Newsletter 20...
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  • Changing Attitudes and Behavior in Your Tutoring Session
    Does your student give up when work is difficult? Does he/she act out in a group setting? In this workshop, elementary teacher and School on Wheels tutor Natalie Platon provides tips and techniques for managing student behavior and increasing motivation. Topics include combating the “I can’t” attitude, helping to focus fidgety students, and using positive reinforcement constructively. About the P...

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