School on Wheels, Inc.

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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.

School on Wheels, Inc.

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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...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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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.

School on Wheels, Inc.

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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...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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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...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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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...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Tutors of the Month – April 2017

    Region 6 – Inland Empire Karen Mooney – Last summer, I was looking into local non-profits for volunteer opportunities. I was excited to find School on Wheels. The website information sounded exactly right for me, and my daughter, a social worker, expressed high regard for the organization. As a retired elementary school teacher, tutoring allows... Read more » The post Tutors of the Month – April ...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Students of the Month – April 2017

    Online Tutoring: Vyctoria Bennett (3rd Grade) LOVES online tutoring. When other students are absent and cannot attend their online tutoring sessions, Vyctoria is always ready to jump in! Some of Vyctoria’s favorite things to do with her online tutors include reading stories, solving math puzzles, drawing and playing hangman! Vyctoria’s thirst for learning is contagious.... Read more » The post St...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Ian On The Run

      Dressed in yellow from head to toe (literally), Ian Chan, Program Administrator for local nonprofit School on Wheels, completed the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday to raise money for the homeless children that School on Wheels serves. Chan was one of thousands who made the 26.2-mile trek from Dodger Stadium. to the Santa Monica... Read more » The post Ian On The Run appeared first on School on W...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • USC Football brings Yoga to Youth!

    Some of our students got to enjoy yoga at the USC Athletic Department with USC Football Community Service Award Winner, Zach Banner, and Uprising Yoga! “The experience today was amazing, the kids had a great time doing yoga with Zach. It’s something that our kids don’t have an opportunity to do often, so it was... Read more » The post USC Football brings Yoga to Youth! appeared first on School on...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing 101

    This workshop addresses the art of resume and cover letter writing and is geared toward students with little or no work experience. Help students get over the angst of resume writing with a few helpful tips. Unlock the secret to finding the “keywords” that employers are looking for in resumes and cover letters. This webinar covers several types of resumes recommended for high schoolers, whether th...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing 101

    This workshop addresses the art of resume and cover letter writing and is geared toward students with little or no work experience. Help students get over the angst of resume writing with a few helpful tips. Unlock the secret to finding the “keywords” that employers are looking for in resumes and cover letters. This webinar... Read more » The post Resume and Cover Letter Writing 101 appeared firs...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Ask a Tutor Tuesday – 3/21/2017

    Question: I work in a group home. What right do I have to “put my foot down” and make them work? If they say they don’t want to work, what can I do? Cathie Alter: Working in a group home is very challenging. I find I have to build a relationship and gain their trust... Read more » The post Ask a Tutor Tuesday – 3/21/2017 appeared first on School on Wheels.

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Students of the Month – March 2017

    Online Tutoring: Ashley (3rd Grade)  In the beginning, Ashley was quiet and evasive. Over time, Ashley has become quite the young academic! When we get online, she greets us with a smile or a joke and is always ready to learn. Every Tuesday and Thursday, we look forward to hearing her stories about her school... Read more » The post Students of the Month – March 2017 appeared first on School on W...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Tutors of the Month – March 2017

    Region 7 – San Fernando Valley: Nargis Saidzadah – I have been with School on Wheels for almost a year now, and it has been one of the best decisions I have ever made to join such a beautiful community. I chose this wonderful organization because my burning passion is to give back and help... Read more » The post Tutors of the Month – March 2017 appeared first on School on Wheels.

School on Wheels, Inc.

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School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Tutor Anniversaries February 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.   Thirteen Years Sinead Chilton Seven Years Janet Chacon Five Years Margaret MacCurdy Evan Panas Four Years Daerique Jamison Stephanie... Read more » The post Tutor Anniversaries February 2017 appeared first on Sc...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Become a School on Wheels Advocate!

    Want to help School on Wheels achieve our mission through advocacy? In this webinar, our staff discuss the ways you can help to promote School on Wheels on social media and in your community. As a volunteer, you have a greater impact than you know! This workshop explains the various ways you can spread the word, advocate for homeless students, and encourage others to get involved

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Become A School on Wheels Advocate!

    Want to help School on Wheels achieve our mission through advocacy? In this webinar, our staff discuss the ways you can help to promote School on Wheels on social media and in your community. As a volunteer, you have a greater impact than you know! This workshop explains the various ways you can spread the... Read more » The post Become A School on Wheels Advocate! appeared first on School on Whe...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • College and Scholarship Workshops

    Finding Scholarships: In this workshop, Susan Goodkin discusses the various scholarships available to every student, whether in high school or already enrolled in college. She provides tips and advice for landing the best scholarships, including how to tackle scholarship applications. Finding the Right College: This workshop presents ten steps for how to determine which college... Read more » The...

  • Ask A Tutor Tuesday – 2/21/2017

    Question: “My 7th grade student just started a new middle school in January and is having difficulty catching up. She wasn’t enrolled for a couple of months because the family was moving and they are on different material. How can I help her?” Cathie Alter: I think it’s important to confirm that change is difficult... Read more » The post Ask A Tutor Tuesday – 2/21/2017 appeared first on School o...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • School on Wheels Works To Break Skid Row Cycle For Homeless Youth

    Thank you to Pat Harvey and CBSLA for highlighting our work with homeless students in Skid Row. LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – On any given night, there are roughly 47,000 homeless people in Los Angeles County, and many of them are children who simply want to be loved and to learn. “We want the neighborhood to... Read more » The post School on Wheels Works To Break Skid Row Cycle For Homeless Youth ap...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Tutors of the Month – February 2017

    Region 1 – East LA: Diane Lopez – Wanting to do something in the field of education, I would have never thought about tutoring homeless children. Sometimes people forget that homelessness is something that affects everyone, and children are not immune to it. I am so glad that I found School on Wheels because it fills... Read more » The post Tutors of the Month – February 2017 appeared first on Sc...

  • Students of the Month – February 2017

    Region 4: “Stephany (3rd Grade)  is such a sweet girl. She’s always one to give gifts, such as rocks, to show how much she appreciates you. She’s hesitant about learning or practicing, especially her multiplication tables, but always strives to do better. I try to make each lesson fun for her, and it really keeps... Read more » The post Students of the Month – February 2017 appeared first on Scho...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Tutor Anniversaries January 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.   “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. “ – Ralph Waldo... Read more » The post Tutor Anniversaries January 2017 appeared first on School on Wheels.

  • Ask A Tutor Tuesday – 1/24/2017

    Question: “I tutor my student at a shelter with a bunch of other kids, and tutoring takes place in the play room so often other children come in and out and distract my student. She is seven and in the second grade. How do I deal with this?” Jackie Romo: As tutors, we always need... Read more » The post Ask A Tutor Tuesday – 1/24/2017 appeared first on School on Wheels.

  • 21st Century Solutions, NBC 4 and Telemundo fund Digital Learning

    Thank you to 21st Century Solutions, NBC4 and Telemundo 52 for funding School on Wheels’ Digital Learning Centers.  Watch this short video to see how they are helping us and other nonprofits in  SoCal. The grants support community organizations that are advancing neighborhoods forward through innovative programs with creative solutions to various social challenges. Hundreds... Read more » The pos...

  • Annual Holiday Party at Paradise Cove

    Every year Paradise Cove Beach Cafe and Paradise Cove Land Company host a holiday party for our students.  The children had a fabulous time as always. This year over 200 students from 14 homeless shelters throughout Southern California were bussed in for a day of fun and great food.  The furthest being from Pomona and... Read more » The post Annual Holiday Party at Paradise Cove appeared first on...

  • Tutor Anniversaries December 2016

    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.   “In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love. In the midst of tears,... Read more » The post Tutor Anniversaries December 2016 appeared first on School on Wheels.

  • Students of the Month – December 2016

    Online Tutoring: “Nate (5th Grade) loves art and he also knows that he needs to work on his math skills. So, I thought, let’s combine the two! We’ve worked together on coloring sheets: for every part of a drawing he colored, we worked on a math problem. One hour, once a week, for 2 months.... Read more » The post Students of the Month – December 2016 appeared first on School on Wheels.

School on Wheels, Inc.

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  • Tutoring Solutions: Advice and Tips to Suit your Student’s Needs #5

    This workshop serves as a question and answer session for tutors seeking assistance in helping their student. Allison covers some highly requested topics including solutions to common behavior issues, resources for creative curriculum, tips to deal with the pressure of achieving goals within the grading periods, and strategies in special education. About the Presenter: Allison Maldonado, Skid Ro...

  • School on Wheels Pre-Application Video

    School on Wheels volunteer tutors are positive role models who provide consistency and educational assistance to homeless children in Southern California through weekly one-on-one tutoring. This video is an overview of our volunteer requirements and expectations. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit our website: https://www.schoolonwheels.org/volunteer/ “Thank you for wanting to ma...

  • November Star Tutor Aliyah Souder | School on Wheels

    Aliyah made a video describing his tutoring experience with School on Wheels. To see all of our Star Tutors, visit our blog: https://www.schoolonwheels.org/blog/

  • Career Month Workshop - October 2016

    This workshop addresses the pervasive catchphrase “college and career readiness” and offers tutors age-appropriate activities to engage students in career exploration and preparation. The webinar also introduces participants to three popular online navigation systems currently used by schools to help students identify and inventory their job interests, and then apply to the appropriate colleges ba...

School on Wheels, Inc.

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School on Wheels, Inc.

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